Transitional Age Youth Survey 2019
For youth 12-24 years of age: Please assist Fairfax County in creating services to support youth 16-24 years of age to transition successfully to adulthood. Your answers are anonymous and will help identify what kind of community supports are needed. 
1. How old are you? 
 
2. What language(s) do you speak? 
English  
Spanish  
Other    
3. To what gender do you most identify? 
 
4. What is your origin? 
Hispanic  
Middle Eastern  
North African  
Not Hispanic  
Other origin  
Unknown   
5. What is your race? 
American Indian/Native American  
Asian  
Black  
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  
North African   
Caucasian  
Not Noted  
Other Races  
Two or more  
Unknown  
6. What best describes your employment status?
Working, part-time  
Working, full-time  
Have previous work experience  
Not employed, looking for work  
Not employed, NOT looking for work  
Disabled, not able to work  
Volunteering  
Interning  
Other   
7. What is the highest level of education you have completed? 
Less than a high school degree  
High school degree or equivalent (G.E.D.)  
Some college but no degree  
Associate degree  
Trade school certification  
Last year of high school completed:    
8. What best describes your current living situation? 
Rent/Own  
Live with friends/roommates   
Live with parents/family member(s)  
Homeless  
Other   
 
9. What is your mode of transportation? Check all that apply.
Bus  
Car  
Taxi/Uber/Lyft  
Walking  
Biking  
Other:    
 
10. Do you have access to the health care and financial resources that you need (health insurance, medical care, shelter and food)?
Yes  
No  
Some- but could use additional support and services  
11. The following section describes my current strengths and skills (For example: can you cook? Do you know how to use public transportation? Do you have a hobby? What are you proud of?) 
 
12. Which of these services or supports would you be interested in accessing at a drop-in center program? Check all that apply:
Life skills groups  
Peer support  
Employment assistance  
Vocational and educational supports  
Health insurance and health services  
Mental health services  
Substance abuse support  
Recreational activities  
Housing  
Parenting education  
Other:   
 
13. How likely would you be to access a drop-in center targeted towards 16-24 year olds with services to include: access to computers, gaming and recreational activities, staff and peer support, job and educational counseling and support? 
12345
N/A
Won't access
Likely to access
14. How frequently would you attend a drop-in center? 
Never  
Once or twice a year  
Once or twice a month  
Once or twice a week  
Several times a week   
Other:   
 
15. Are there any barriers that would prevent you from accessing a drop-in center? Check all that apply:
Transportation  
Location (not in my neighborhood or near my friends)  
Child care  
Hours of operation (afternoon, evening, and weekend hours are anticipated)  
Social anxiety  
Services that do not address my needs  
Not knowing anyone at the center  
Other:   
 
16. Is there anything else that would be of assistance to help you be an independent adult in our community that was not addressed in this survey?      Thank you for completing this survey.