Trends in How Youth and Young Adults Received Services from Centers for Independent Living After the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014
Services from Centers for Independent Living (CIL) can help youth as they transition into adulthood. Transition-age youth are the focus of new requirements described in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (WIOA). Among other things, WIOA addressed the way young adults with disabilities lose easy access to some of their supports when they leave public schools. This brief examines the extent to which CILs increased services to youth and young adults from all backgrounds in the four years after WIOA became law.