Mississippi Model Youth Transition Innovation (MYTI)

Mississippi

This was a collaborative demonstration program through the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS), Harrison County School District, Jackson County School District, Gulfport WIN Job Center, MS Social Security Administration, The Arc of Mississippi and Marc Gold & Associates. Youth from ages 10 to 25 were served with a focus on transition phases with designated vocational activities and benefits planning to lead to a career, earning a wage and reducing Social Security benefits.

 
State Policies & Initiatives: 
Partnerships
Systems: 
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Education
  • Other
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Other: 
  • MS Social Security Administration; The Arc of Mississippi; Marc Gold & Associates
Date Enacted: 
09/01/2004
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