Founded with Purpose

The Checkered Door was founded for Youth and Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities, assisting them to overcome barriers with Community Inclusion due to challenges in Social Development, Executive Functioning and Self Regulation. An excellent program for relationship building, employment preparedness, and personal life management.

Our Vision

Prepare transitioning youth with intellectual disabilities for increased opportunities for social engagement and be inclusive members in their home communities.

Our Mission

To prepare youth with intellectual disabilities to transition to adulthood by improving each participant’s social competencies, quality of life and self confidence. The key areas that improve participant outcomes are:


We consider it a privilege to support you to SUCCEED and EXCEL!