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Creative Minds Adult Day Program services and components are individually designed around each participant's life skills, community, and employment goals.  Services and supports are provided at our Van Nuys location, community setting, and employment site to assist young adults transitioning out of high school to obtain necessary skills to transition into adult life.  Our programs also enable participants to gain skills and self-esteem that will empower them to become independent and able to better advocate for themselves. 

Day Program, PIP, and CIE hours are from

9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

Transportation to and from day program available upon request and approval.

Gardening Skills Instruction
Class Instruction
Outings - Pool Activities
Outings - Community Activities

Participants learn skills through on site instruction and practice these skills in the community under staff supervision and the company of their peers.  The day program includes, but is not limited to the following activities:

Life Skills Sessions:

  • Reading & Writing

  • Math Skills

  • Computer Skills

  • Meal Preparation

  • Money Management

  • Physical Fitness

  • Self-Advocacy

  • Building & Sustaining Friendships

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Vocational Skills

Community Outings:

  • Museums

  • Libraries

  • Theme Parks

  • Bowling

  • Shopping Centers

  • Movie Theaters

  • Beaches & Parks

  • Grocery Stores

  • Sport Arenas

  • Restaurants

  • Volunteer Sites

Paid Internship Program (PIP) and Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) programs are an opportunity for participants to gain vocational experience and training in a real-world job environment.  Training is at no cost to the employer.  Based on the participant's abilities, interests, employment goals, and motivation the PIP and CIE programs will help find a great fit for both the individual and employer.

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