The Osseo Secondary Transition Center (OSTC) serves young adults, ages 17-21, with a range of abilities and disabilities who need assistance in making the transition from school to life in the community. Students are referred to the OSTC by their attendance area high school.

OSTC programs provide opportunities for students to expand their job and interpersonal skills, build self-esteem, and learn about self-acceptance and self-advocacy, as specified in the individual education plan.

The program focuses on three transition areas:

  • Post-secondary education and training
  • Employment
  • Independent living

OSTC staff links students with community resources within the transition areas. Resources include technical and community colleges (secondary and post-secondary classes), rehabilitation services, social services, community cultural and recreational facilities.

OSTC Schedule

OSTC Resources

Monthly Rec/Leisure Activity Dates

  • September 22nd
  • October 27th:  Fall Celebration
  • November 17th
  • December 21st:  Winter Party & Talent Show
  • January 19th
  • February 23rd
  • March 16th
  • April 20th
  • May18th
  • June 7th:  OSTC Annual Picnic

Conference Nights

  • August 30th        3:00 – 6:00
  • September 14th 3:00 – 7:30
  • October 26th       3:00 – 7:00
  • January 25th       3:00 – 7:00
  • April 26th            3:00 – 7:00
  • May 10th            3:00 – 7:30

Community Resources

  • HousingLink
    Provides rental housing listings for people looking for a place to live.
  • Reach for Resources, Inc.
    Offers specialized services to meet the needs of youth and adults with a variety of cognitive and developmental disabilities, and provides support to their families.

Contact

Kate Emmons
Director
763.391.7132

Jill Lesné
Assistant Director
763.391.7125