“Independent Futures That Work” is a joint project of Parent Centers across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. This center will provide training and information that will empower and support youth in transition to access independent living and employment as they transition to adult lives. This project supports youth, their families, and professionals to improve their capacity to support youth with disabilities on their journey.
Visit our Partner Sites and learn more about what we do.
- Alabama: The Alabama Parent Education Center (you’re already there!)
- Arkansas: The Center for Exceptional Families
- Louisiana: Families Helping Families
- Mississippi: Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center
- Oklahoma: Oklahoma Parent Center
- Texas: Partners Resource Network
Coming soon – Check out our Helpful Tips for Youth
Independent Futures that Work provides transition resources that will:
Help individuals and families explore future options including transitioning to independent living, employment, and education. This program provides assistance through trainings and workshops, resource downloads, and through individual assistance.
Preparing for College
Have questions? Contact your parent center following the Parent Center links above. You can also Click Here and let us know what you need. To reach the Alabama Parent Education Center call 334-567-2252.
Independent Futures that Work is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS)