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The Process

Learn to live more independently.

First Steps

1

Registration

Register for an informational meeting to get an overview of First Place. Determine if the property and its suite of services and amenities meet your needs.

2

Assessment

Prospective participants for the First Place Transition Academy sign up for the life skills assessment, which helps identify strengths and service planning needs.

3

Application

Prospective participants for the First Place Transition Academy must complete an application and be accepted to the program.

4

Consultation

Consult with the First Place team, which will assist you in mapping out a life and work plan. Also, work with the First Place team to build an ecosystem of support – financially, emotionally and for daily living – in preparation for the move to First Place.

5

Orientation

Transition Academy participants enroll in the First Place Community Orientation Program, acquainting you with the neighborhood, transportation, recreation, education, and area employment and volunteer opportunities.