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SMILES Center for Independent Living (SMILES CIL)

School to Adult Life Transition

Fairmont Office

301 Downtown Plz, Ste 3, Fairmont, MN, 56031

Distance: 1435 Miles

(507) 235-3488


Service Details


Coordinated activities are provided to students to teach the knowledge and skills needed for post-school activities. This can include such things as employment, further education and training, community experiences or living independently.

Additional Information

This program empowers high school and transition program students who are disabled to:
* Transition from school to independent living and adult life
* Learn independent living skills for maximum community integration and participation
* Participate in driver permit test preparation classes
* Access available resources and options that assist with the transition process

Transition training sessions are scheduled within the student's school setting and/or their local communities. These sessions will occur in a small group format of no less than four students. The focus will be "hands on" practical skill training, information and resources.


  • Specialization
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • Family 


Students with disabilities between the ages of 14 - 22


There is no fee for this service

Area Served

Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Le Sueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, and Watonwan counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 235-3488

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