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Center for Adult Transition

An exciting new opportunity for Mercer County residents ages 18-24 with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

CAT is offering a free on-campus summer class for qualified individuals.
Space is limited. For information contact or call 609.570.3422.

Did you know Mercer County Community College has one-of-a-kind opportunities for young adults with developmental disabilities? Discover the Center for Adult Transition (CAT) Program! It provides many inclusive opportunities for high school graduates with developmental and intellectual disabilities including:

  • Gaining academic and career-related experiences that will help students move into adulthood as employees and lifelong learners
  • Developing post-secondary skills through continuing education in an academic setting
  • Building self-determination and independence skills
  • Providing individualized support to help achieve life goals
  • Focusing on vocational support, social skills, and community engagement
  • Experiencing the campus environment

The CAT Program is made possible through a grant to Mercer County Community College administered by the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE) and is FREE to young adults post high school.

Eligibility for CAT:
  • Aged 18-24
  • High school graduate
  • IDD diagnosis (Intellectual Disability and/or Developmental Disability)

NJ State announcement  “This investment will improve the lives of the developmentally and intellectually disabled by allowing these students to experience higher education while accessing the necessary supports and resources to lead full, rewarding, and independent lives.”

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