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Each of Urban Autism Solutions' projects is dynamic and cater to each participant’s needs. Our community partnerships and autism awareness efforts promote an inclusive community that supports and understands young adults with autism. We have six active programs: UAS Academy, Growing Solutions Farm, Washdog Chicago, Network 1212, 1212 Residence, and Ada Residence.

The UAS West Side Transition Academy is the first of its kind located on the West Side of
Chicago. Our innovative community-immersion program prepares Chicago high school students who have autism or related disorders for post-secondary success.
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Our CPS Partnership Program

UAS WEST SIDE TRANSITION ACADEMY

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Growing Solutions Farm provides young adults with autism the opportunity to develop soft-skills needed for the workplace. Each participant works as a farm intern and interacts with our compassionate team, including our Lead Grower, Farm Operations Manager, and Vocational Coordinator. Read more...

Our Agricultural Community Program

GROWING SOLUTIONS FARM

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Our Washdog Chicago service employs young adults with autism to clean and wash dogs. Employment depends on the number of neighborhood dogs registered with the program. So, if you need a caring team to clean and wash your dog(s) for an affordable price, contact us! Read more...

Job Opportunity for Young Adults with Autism

WASHDOG CHICAGO

Network 1212 is our social program that invites young adults with autism to meet one another in a fun and accepting environment. Our participants meet on a monthly basis and partake in game nights, restaurant meetups, outings in the city, and more Read more...

Our Social Program fro Young Adults with Autism

NETWORK 1212

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Project 1212 is located in Chicago’s Little Italy on the West Side of Chicago. Our young adult residents work on customized goals with staff members and have access to a relevant, pedestrian-friendly urban neighborhood with immediate access to public transportation.

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Our First Residential Program

PROJECT 1212

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Our second residential model was opened in 2018 to accommodate the demand for a residential space that supports young adults with autism. Similar to Project 1212, residents develop customized goals with staff members and are given the resources to network with the community. Read more...

Our Second Residential Program

ADA RESIDENCE