Got Transition is dedicated to improving health care transition supports for youth moving into the adult health care system. 

NEWLY RELEASED: Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition 2.0

The Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition guide practices with quality improvement. Download the newly released guidance and tools to assess what health care transition processes are currently in place and to support improved systems of care. 

Update: Center for Health Care Transition Improvement is the new home for Got Transition

HHS’ Maternal and Child Health Bureau has awarded The National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health its 5-year cooperative agreement to operate the new Center for Health Care Transition Improvement.  The Center will continue the important foundational work of Got Transition and will undertake a broad set of activities to improve the availability of effective health care transition supports from pediatric to adult health care.  More information.

Stayed tuned for a Website Update in Spring 2014

Over the course of the next several months, we will be making changes to our website, creating:

  • a new interactive health professionals page featuring the Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition 2.0 
  • a new youth, family, and young adult page featuring frequently asked questions and resources
  • a new policy and research page
  • news and updates


Family Story

Photo: Holly and Eileen Forlenza

The Gift of Time; The Role of the Community in Youth Transition

By: Eileen Forlenza

My beautiful Holly is a thoughtful and delightful 23-year old young woman who, in spite of her girl-next-door appearance, is not able to feed, dress or bathe herself.  She is non-verbal – she has never spoken a word and realistically never will.  more