TO REFER A STUDENT PLEASE CONTACT:

IL/IA Center for Independent Living

Marisa Cantu-Reed, 309-793-0090, or marisa@iicil.com
Hershel Jackson, video relay or hershel@iicil.com


Youth Transition​​











​​THE FAST TRACK PROGRAM SERVES
Students with a disabi
lity, who want to explore their options for post-secondary education and/or employment by gaining job seeking skills, Finding job shadow or internships in the community And/or obtaining community employment while still in school
ELIGIBILITY
· Students Ages 14 - 21 who are enrolled in an Educational Program
· Students who have an IEP, 504 Plan, or a documented Disability
· Students who are not already enrolled with DRS/STEP Program
SERVICES PROVIDED
· Job Exploration, Career ASsesments &  educational requirements
· Workplace readiness & resume building 
· Work based Job shadowing, Career Speakers and tours
· College exposure, Fairs and Listings
· Self advocacy Instruction
REFERRALS
Referrals can be made by Teachers, educational institutions, parents, self, and Educational Organizations. The program will last anywhere between 4-10 weeks.