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About TAYLRD

Transitioning to adulthood can be hard. Especially if you have or are at risk of developing a behavioral health challenge. Transition age youth (16-25 years olds) face many different barriers on the road to adulthood. TAYLRD is here to help!!!

Transition Age Youth Launching Realized Dreams (TAYLRD) is a federally funded initiative aimed to positively impact the lives of Kentucky’s 16-25 year olds who have, or are at-risk of developing, behavioral health challenges.

By improving access to culturally- and developmentally-appropriate supports and services across the state, TAYLRD hopes that all young people in the state of Kentucky can access a seemless array of high-quality services that will help them achieve their goals and reach adulthood successfully.

TAYLRD has 5 main goals….

  • An enhanced infrastructure of sustainable supports and services for transition age youth
  • More public awareness of signs and symptoms for serious behavioral health challenges facing young people and the developmentally appropriate responses to those challenges.
  • Increased outreach and engagement to youth, youth adults, and their families by service providing agencies.
  • Improved access to service for young adults that meet cultural and linguistic needs.
  • A Continuous quality improvement system, which includes data collection that improves the service that Kentucky’s young people receive.

Drop-In Centers

Our spaces are co-designed with young people to be fun, comfortable, and safe; that is why they offer so many cool things!

  • Free Snacks
  • Computer Lab
  • Pool Table
  • Video Games
  • Goal Setting
  • Peer Support
  • Case Management
  • Employment/Education Services
  • Connections to Resources
  • And More!!!
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TAYLRD Partners

TAYLRD Vision

Transition-age youth in Kentucky will be able to easily access a seamless array of high-quality, culturally and developmentally appropriate, youth-driven supports and services that will help them achieve their goals and reach adulthood successfully.

TAYLRD Mission

Transition Age Youth Launching Realized Dreams (TAYLRD) aims to positively impact the lives of Kentucky’s 16-25 year olds who have, or are at-risk of developing, behavioral health challenges by improving access to high-quality, culturally and developmentally appropriate supports and services across the state.