YES 1

In partnership with the Department of Services for the Blind(DSB), WSSB will be hosting Youth Employment Solutions (YES) 1 again this summer at the Washington state School for the Blind. YES 1 is an 11-day summer program focused on work readiness, independent  living skills, social skills, and self-advocacy for students ages 14-16. YES 1 will be held from Sunday July 7, 2024 through Thursday, July 18, 2024. Participants must be blind, low vision, or deaf-blind; have basic orientation and mobility skills; able to handle basic self-care needs; and a VR client with the department of Services for the Blind. This application includes a section the student should fill out directly at the end. Once submitted, there will be additional forms to complete. The application deadline will be Monday, February 19, 2024. The application link is below:

http://tinyurl.com/YES1application

Corey Grandstaff, he/him

Associate Director of Transition and Residential Programs

Email: corey.grandstaff@wssb.wa.gov