Admissions Process

1. Contact us

  • The admissions team is looking forward to partnering with you on this journey. We will begin by sending you an information packet about the program and services offered by Vista Life Innovations
  • Please call Erica Campbell, Director of Admissions, Marketing, and Business Development at 860-399-8080 ext. 132 or complete our online Admissions Inquiry form to get more information

2. Schedule a tour

  • Potential students and families are encouraged to visit our shoreline campuses to learn more about who we are and what we do
  • To schedule a tour, contact Erica Campbell, Director of Admissions, Marketing, and Business Development at 860-399-8080 ext. 132 or ecampbell@vistalifeinnovations.org

3. Schedule a Functional Skills Evaluation

  • In order to determine acceptance to Vista, applicants are required to participate in a five-day, four-night Functional Skills Evaluation
  • The evaluation is designed to assess the applicant's skills in the areas of vocational development, life skills, social & cognitive development and community integration while also determining the applicant's readiness to commit to a comprehensive community based program

4. Applicant notification

  • Following the Functional Skills Evaluation, an acceptance decision is made by the Admissions team
  • The acceptance decision is communicated with the family and/or funding source within one week

5. Determining a start-date

  • Our rolling admissions system allows for flexible enrollment options
  • Spots are reserved on a first come, first serve basis which are secured by submitting a non-refundable deposit
  • If space is not immediately available, applicants are added to our waitlist