The Transitions admissions team will complete a comprehensive review of all applicants to make sure that each participant is a good fit for our program. For more information, please visit the Transitions Admissions Criteria page here.
Each Apprentice is provided with access to counseling, medical and staff supports via a comprehensive network of on-call professionals that are available 24 hours a day. All Transitions apartments are equipped with fire and personal safety equipment such as fire and smoke alarms, detailed evacuation plans, and emergency procedures and contact instructions.
Transitions staff is available 24 hours a day to provide guidance and support as needed. From 7 a.m. until 10 p.m., they assist with reminders for medication, self-care and other daily living activities. They also work with each Apprentice to plan and access transportation, appointments, community activities, shopping and financial resources. From 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., Transitions staff are also always available, either on-site for those apartments with 24/7 staffing or on-call to those living more independently.
Apprentices live in apartments with one to four roommates in the towns of Gloversville and Johnstown.
Basic furnishings and amenities such as Internet, cable TV and on-site laundry facilities are provided. Transitions provides a regular shuttle service between the program building, the college and local towns.
College tuition and costs associated with a career internship are not included in the Transitions tuition.
Tuition includes room and board, transportation, participation in Transitions classes and activities, staff supports and some recreational/social activities. If a Summer Immersion Experience participant decides to go on to the Apprenticeship program within six months of participating in the Summer Immersion Experience, half of the paid summer tuition will be applied to the Apprenticeship tuition.
Tuition does not include medical or specialized counseling services, medications or other personal expenses. College tuition is paid separately to the college. Special activities and some classes at the Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts are optional and may have an extra charge. Each Apprentice will be assessed annually to decide which supports, if any, they need. A fee may be charged if it is determined that additional medical and/or emotional supports are needed.
Summer Immersion Experience students will:
The admissions team will complete a comprehensive review of all applicants to make sure that each participant is a good fit for our program. For more information, please visit the Transitions Admissions Criteria page here.