Snohomish County will help sponsor the 15th annual Snohomish County Transition Resource Fair, to be held March 27 at Cascade High School in Everett.
The annual fair provides an opportunity for individuals with disabilities and their families to meet more than 60 agencies and attend classes to increase their awareness of community resources and support available for individuals with developmental disabilities.
The free event will be 4-8:30 p.m. and is for individuals with disabilities (age 12 and older), their families, teachers and other interested community members.
Agencies will provide information on advocacy, assistive technology, support groups, affordable housing, transportation options, guardianship, Social Security, leadership opportunities, wills and trusts, recreational opportunities, community colleges, counseling, canine companions, representative payees, employment providers, mental-health resources, and more.
Free classes on the following topics also will be offered:
* 4 p.m. Current Legislative Issues and Efforts
* 4:30 p.m. Navigating the Transition Fair and Overview of Community Resources
* 4:30 p.m. Wills and Trusts
* 5:30 p.m. Legal Decisions at 18 (guardianship and estate planning)
* 5:30 p.m. Take the Next Step- Get Connected
* 6:45 p.m. Affordable and Subsidized Housing
* 6:45 p.m. Successful Employment
* 7:40 p.m. Overview of Social Security
* 7:40 p.m. Overview of Division of Developmental Disabilities
The annual transition fair is co-sponsored by Snohomish County's Human Services Department, the Snohomish County Transition Council and Everett Public Schools. For a list of agencies attending, workshop descriptions and a map, go to http://bit.ly/A428mf or contact Tamra Bradford at 425-388-7320.