CTF Illinois Southern IL Transition Project

Category: Formal/Informal Community Supports

  • Investment Partner: CTF Illinois
  • Investment Location: Southern Illinois

​​Community employment opportunities will be provided to transition-age people.  Self-Determination Training for transition-age people and PATHWAYS planning for the person-centered planning process.  Trainings will be provided to families on guardianship, special needs trusts, ABLE accounts, and Social Security disability benefits.  Trainers will provide personal care planning facilitator trainings to self-advocates, family members, and professionals. Planning Alternative Tomorrows with Hope (PATH) curriculum will also be provided.  Self-advocates will receive additional training and will be instrumental in being paid mentors in this project and demonstrating the strength of self-advocacy.


Reagan Carey

Mariel R. Hamer

Mariel R. Hamer