Adult services for individuals with disabilities can come from any state or non-profit organization. They may be eligible for adult services if they meet the eligibility criteria for adult agencies and programs. Adult eligibility for services is not an entitlement so youth who are eligible for services from an adult agency are not guaranteed access to services.
What are the differences between organizations that serve individuals with disabilities?
1. A variety of Massachusetts human service agencies serve individuals with disabilities based on their type of disability and level of need. Individuals must be deemed eligible to get services.
2. Explore what independent living centers can offer youth with disabilities.
3. Learn more about national and state organizations and agencies that provide services to individuals with disabilities when they leave high school.