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Community Spotlight: Regional Transition Navigator Services (RTNS)

Jan 9, 2023 | Learning Opportunities

Regional Transition Navigator Services (RTNS) is an initiative at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities to support struggling youth between the ages of 14 and 25. The RTNS team works directly with at-risk youth and young adults to address their needs as they move toward independence. This can include assistance with challenges such as housing, employment, mental health and/or recovery services, academic support, food insecurity and more. The eligibility requirements include, they must be 14 to 25 years of age, must live in the state of West Virginia, and must be facing, or have a history of, Severe Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD), and/or fear of becoming homeless. Their services are free, and referrals can be made through the RTNS website. This info session will provide more details about the program and how to refer for services..

WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, 12:00 – 12:30 p.m

PRESENTER: Rebekah M. Gletner, Regional Transition Administrator, Regional Transition Navigator Services, Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), West Virginia University (WVU)

Register here.