Welcome to Oregon's Youth Transition Program (YTP) Website!

The purpose of the YTP is to prepare students with disabilities for employment or career related postsecondary education or training through the provision of a comprehensive array of pre-employment transition services and supports. The video below gives you a basic overview of YTP.


Hello Wonderful YTP School Partners.

Vocational Rehabilitation has released the process for existing YTP sites only to continue their contracts for the 2023-2024 school year as a one-year amendment of their existing intergovernmental agreements. At this time, Vocational Rehabilitation is not able to add new sites to the program.

To facilitate with this process, Vocational Rehabilitation has released the following documents:

1. A PDF of the presentation used during the YTP Admin Community of Practice on December 5th.

Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) has announced to the statewide YTP community that the current contract between VR and the University of Oregon (UO) for training, technical assistance, and evaluation and monitoring of Youth Transition Program (YTP) sites will end on June 30th, 2023. VR has collected the most frequently asked questions and answered them in the linked FAQ document. This document will be updated as needed throughout the year.



The next session of Virtual Motivational Interviewing (MI) Basics is available for registration on Workday learning. The virtual training will take place on May 3rd, 4th, 17th, and 18th. YTP Transition Specialists are welcome to register following this link:

Motivational Interviewing (MI) Basics

A recent article by David Test, PhD and Catherine Fowler, PhD takes a critical look at Transition and Data Collection. Click on the link below to access the full article.