Wayside Young Adult Services
Community resource centers and supportive living programs for young men and women transitioning to adulthood.
- Wayside provides resource centers and supportive living programs for young adults transitioning to adulthood.
- For young adults who struggle with obstacles like lack of family connections, homelessness, mental health problems, addiction, and more.
- Wayside’s programs are designed to help young adults transition to independent adulthood.
- Services include transitional housing, residential, respite care, case management and resource centers.
- Ages range from 18-25 and are dispersed among six sites in the Eastern part of Massachusetts.
- SHORTSTOP TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM The program consists of two family-style homes and IL (Independent Living) apartments that are unstaffed in the community.
- TWELVE PRESCOTT YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM For young adults ages 18-25. Referrals are made by DMH (Department of Mental Health). The program provides a “continuum of care” ranging from intensive residential to respite care.
- TEMPO YOUNG ADULT RESOURCE CENTER One stop resource center for Young Adults ages 17-24. Focus on achievement, employment, schooling, healthy relationships, and practical skills to reach future goals.
- THE HENRY STREET YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM For young adults ages 18-25. Referrals are made by DMH (Department of Mental Health). The program provides a “continuum of care” ranging from intensive residential to respite care.
- MERRIMACK VALLEY YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM The Merrimack Valley Young Adult Program offers a continuum of care to young adults including intensive services like 24-hour residential care, supported apartments, outreach services in the community, and respite care. Merrimack Valley staff offer training in emotional coping skills, independent living skills, and intrinsic motivation.