Preparing Adolescents for Young Adulthood (PAYA)

PAYA is a curriculum developed by DCF in Massachusetts which helps adolescents develop or strengthen life skills through modules covering the following areas:

    ♦  Money, home, and food management
    ♦  Personal care, health, social skills, and
        safety
    ♦  Education, job seeking skills, and job 
        maintenance skills
    ♦  Housing, transportation, community resources,
        understanding,the law, and recreation