VFPS: Youth Transition Navigation Services

Prepare for Success! Transition support and employment planning services.

VFPS or Vocational Futures Planning and Support is an employment planning service to help young people with disabilities prepare for life after high school and discover and achieve their work goals.

Getting Started with Youth Transition Navigation Services

Our Approach

What does your future look like? What are your skills and talents? ERI works with you to...

  1. EXPLORE your potential.
  2. CREATE a plan.
  3. ACHIEVE your goals.

What is Transition?

Transition is the process of preparing for life after high school by planning for life as an adult. It's about exploring options and possibilities for continuing education, finding a job, thinking about where to live, how to manage health and money, and how to spend your time.

The goal is to be a happy, healthy, productive adult.

How We Can Help You Reach Your Employment Goals

  • Individualized support to find a job match with the right supports.
  • A helping hand to assist young adults with disabilities and their families to manage the complex transition process from high school to the adulthood.
  • Access to a team skilled in partnering with schools, the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Family Care and IRIS agences, and community employers.
  • Seamless transition to ensure needed support and transportation services are in place prior to leaving high school.
  • A plan to achieve employment goals.

Why choose ERI for Youth Transition Navigation Services?

Tailored Support for Job Matching

 ERI offers tailored career planning services that take into account each individual's strengths, interests, and aspirations. 

Support in Navigating Future Opportunities

Through thorough assessments and collaborative goal-setting, youth with disabilities can confidently navigate their career paths beyond high school, ensuring a seamless transition into the workforce.

Looking Beyond the Barriers

By fostering a supportive environment, ERI empowers individuals to overcome challenges, build essential life skills, and cultivate a sense of belonging, setting them on a trajectory for long-term success in both personal and professional endeavors.

Hear what people are saying about ERI's Youth Transition Navigation Services!

"VFPS helped our daughter find employment in the type of work and setting she was seeking. Additionally, they coordinated with the employer, the adult vocational agency and DVR to provide the supports needed to make our daughter successful at her job. We would highly recommend VFPS for their services."
"VFPS was the key to a successful transition for my daughter from her last year of high school to a paid job that was perfectly matched to her interests and abilities."