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Youth Transitional Services

Building Skills for the Future

Aydan holding up a bag of Port City Pretzels.
Cooper from Youth Transitional Services smiling while he in putting plants into boxes.

Youth Transitional Services

Easterseals NH Youth Transitional Services (YTS) is a holistic program that helps Granite State high school students with disabilities prepare to transition from high school to adult living. We work with educators, families, community organizations, and businesses to support youth in developing daily living skills, preparing for life after school, and accessing resources in their local community.

Areas of Focus & Sample Activities


Employer visits, informational interviews, volunteering, work-based learning, customized employment, and work-site instruction and assessment

Social Health and Wellness

Coaching on social and interpersonal skills, community engagement, enrichment activities, and healthy pursuits

Continuing Education

Educational support, learning opportunities, emphasis on functional academics

Adult Daily Living

Experiences, activities, and services that build skills to help youth live more independently

Why Choose YTS for Your Student?

Learn More and Enroll

Let YTS prepare your student for a successful transition from school-based services to adult living. Contact us today to enroll.

Benjamin Adams, Director
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Emily Walker, Senior Program Coordinator
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For more educational, employment, and recreation resources for your student, please explore other Easterseals NH programs.

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  • Photo of Christopher wearing a blue shirt, smiling.

    December 1, 2023

    Youth Transitional Services, Meet Christopher

    Learn more about Christopher, a Youth Transitional Services client.

  • December 1, 2023

    Tristan’s Story

    Tristan Aho came to ESNH’s Residential & Educational Services several years ago as an angry teen who was prone to verbal outbursts and struggled to deal with a rough life as well as a variety of disabilities.

  • December 1, 2023

    Christopher’s Story

    Christopher has always been a hardworking young man with a big and bright personality. However, when Christopher was in high school, he struggled with behavioral issues and had a hard time regulating his emotions.

  • Fallon on her birthday

    November 7, 2023

    Fallon’s Story

    In July 2017, she joined Easterseals Youth Transitional Services (YTS) where she worked on job readiness and exploration, community participation, and daily life skills.