To create connections which empowers everyone in the autistic community with resources and recreation; enabling them to live a fully enjoyed life.To create connections and resources which empower aged-out foster care youth to stabilize and build their new lives.
To create an environment where those on the spectrum can get the support they need to participate in the community. To assist aged- out foster care youth in navigating their new life. Providing what is necessary to stabilize them.
Aged-Out Autistic Young Adults
Our Program was created to provide support not only for the Autistic Young Adult, but also for parents. We take a partnership approach with your family to ensure we are guiding their Young Adult to their highest potential based on their unique needs and strengths; as well as providing respite retreats for parents.
Aged-Out Foster Care Youth
We help Young Adults who have aged out of Foster care to achieve their Next Level of Independence. We teach critical skills for success: Daily living skills. Social and emotional awareness. Personal care. Safety and Self-Management, Career development, Community navigation, Financial management and Housing. We provide hands-on training and workshops which develops and sustains a happier environment for Youth. From daily progress reports to direct access to our team members, we’re here to help at every step along the young adult's journey.
We have partnered with social groups, for-profits and non profits all over the city to bring organizations together for a collaborative impact
in all communities.
Buddies 4 Life Program
We provide personal development classes, camp, recreation, Sports and Music Therapy (Artistically Autistic) and transportation to appointments for aged out of School Autistic Youth. We assist them with their career path as needed, We teach them independent living skills and outreach to the community. *
Music & Arts Program
We have partnered with Beacon of Light Arts Center. Breaking down cultural barriers in music and theatre is a big need in our society. We are dedicated to bringing positive cultural music programs and the acting arts into communities to provide a safe, creative outlet for creative expression.
*Includes : Exercise. Seasonal Pro Games. Dancing. Parties. Picnics. Amusement, Movies and More!
How We Do It
Together we Create Expressions
Through Strategic Partnerships
Together we Amplify Our Cause and Impact Lives
Together we Impact the Lives of Families and Individuals Facing Challenges or Hardships
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
A Team who possesses an Unharnessed
Passion to Support
Unique Persons as they Overcome Life Challenges
Program Director /Recreation Specialist
Special Ed Technician
Michelle Ford | Arts & Recreation Teacher
Mackenzie Melton| Sports Event Nurse
CAREER DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
SPORTS & ATHLETIC DIRECTOR
Sports Event Nurse
I did not think my son would ever change and reponse appropriately to people. Little by Little, his Interaction with people improved. Terry has been very patient with him and knows exactly what to do when my son acts out. I am forever grateful for what has happened to make my life easier and my relationship with my Son better ...Deronda Y.
We have utilized his Services for approximately 4 years. Our son Matthew is very fond of Terry and so are we.
Our Partner Network & Sponsors
Counseling, Groups, Classes, Corporate Workshops and Retreats
760 West Palm Avenue
El Cajon, CA 92020