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Moving Forward Towards Independence

Independent Living Program for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities.

YA Transitions: MFTI in Napa, California

68 Coombs St. Bldg. B
Napa, CA 94559

Tel: : 415-259-1125

Moving-Forward Towards Independence
A True Community Experience
Moving Forward Towards Independence is a residential program offering transitional and independent living support to post-secondary adults with developmental, learning and autism spectrum disabilities.

Moving Forward Offers Unique Advantages:

  • Graduated support levels
  • Community life to support the growth of the whole person
  • A lifelong community
  • A safe, small town location in beautiful Napa Valley
Individualized Resident Case Plan customized to include the entire spectrum of the residents' needs. This plan is developed with the input of the resident and his/her parents and implemented with the support of the resident's assigned case manager on a daily basis. Progress is monitored in regularly scheduled reviews.

Structured Classes:

  • Social and interpersonal skills
  • Health education and fitness
  • Safety and disaster preparedness
  • Job readiness and workplace behavior
  • Art, drama, horticulture and music
Organized Social Events That Allow Social Skills Practice:
  • Cooked and served by residents in their own homes
  • Monthly group birthday celebrations
  • Weekly structured recreational group outings to parks, museums, plays and sporting events
Additional YA Support:
  • Full-time Job Specialist assists in finding jobs, practicing interviewing skills, resume development
  • 24-hour, 365-day Emergency Response and Crisis Management Service manned by trained staff
  • Integration with Outside Community Activities
  • Active Parents' Association provides opportunities for parents to network and suggest program enhancements.
To learn more about Moving Forward Towards Independence visit our website at or call Rhonda Daniels, Executive Director, at (707) 259-1125.

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