Our Programs


After School Program

Ala Costa Centers’ after-school programs offer after-school care for Neurodivergent school-aged youths in Berkeley and Alameda.

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Transition Program (ACAT)

Ala Costa’s Adult Transition (ACAT) program serves Neurodivergent Berkeley Unified School District students ages 18-22. Check out our Adult Program Site by clicking below.

ACAT Program

Adult Community Training

The Adult Community Training (ACT) Program provides community based services for Neurodivergent adults ages 22 and older. Check out our Adult Program Site by clicking below.

ACT Program

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For All

We strive to create a safe space for adults and school-aged children with developmental disabilities to use express their unique strengths and explore their community. Our goal is to provide each participant at Ala Costa with the skills and opportunities they need live self-determined lives, self-advocate, and make choices.

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Jobs at Ala Costa

Ala Costa offers excellent job opportunities

Parent Testimonials

“Even though my son has been attending Ala Costa less than a year, I already cannot imagine our lives without it. Ala Costa is more than a program for my son‘s afternoons. It is the support system I have always wished for, with staff that genuinely care, very deeply, about my son and our entire family.” -Jackie, Ala Costa Parent
“Ala Costa program has done wonders for our grand daughter… She communicates with us a lot better now and her vocabulary has improved. I want to thank you for helping prepare her for the many life challenges that lie ahead of her in this big complicated world.” -Mr. and Mrs. White, Ala Costa Grandparents
“We are so grateful to the staff at ACT. They have been so good at inspiring our young people. How the staff approach different difficulties is just exceptional. Our young people are treated with kindness, respect and understanding.” -Miriam, Ala Costa Parent
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