Project Next: Building Skills, Empowering People
Empowering young adults to reach their maximum level of independence for work, life and leisure. Priority admission for Palm Beach School for Autism graduates and/or on an availability basis.
Trainees will explore career options in hospitality on campus working in our mock hotel room and commercial laundry prior to their practicum in a community setting including Kolter Hospitality’s Hyatt Place/Courtyard Marriott Hotels.
Trainees will gain experience through our on-site businesses: Cafe Next, All-Tag Security Tags, and ScentsAbility Candles.
Trainees will explore the culinary industry in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen prior to participating in a practicum with one of our community partners including Duffy’s Sports Grill and Royal Palm Events.
Recreation & Leisure
Trainees will be introduced to recreation & leisure opportunities available in the South Florida area. Our Experts in Residence program will give trainees knowledge and confidence to participate in community programs. This program has been made possible through a grant from NEXT for AUTISM from the proceeds of Night of Too Many Stars.