Carroll Center for the Blind Youth in Transition Program



Youth in Transition assists teens and young adults who are blind or visually impaired in developing life skills and independence. Tutoring and instruction are available in personal management, mobility and communications. Counseling is also offered individually or in peer groups. Recreational and social activities include field trips, canoeing, sailing and dances. The center also provides academic tutoring and conducts work experience and computer training programs.

General Info

Name Carroll Center for the Blind Youth in Transition Program
Location Newton, MA
Year-round Contacts 800-852-3131
Program Focuses & Features Canoeing, Climbing Wall, Cooking, Crafts, Drama, Fencing, Music, Photography, Sailing, Social Services, Swimming, Visual Impairments, Work
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 15-21
Application Deadline Rolling
Director Karen Ross, Director
Residential Fee $7400, 5 weeks.
Year Established 1966
Dates & Sessions June-Aug; 2 sessions, 5 weeks long


Karen Ross, Director