CIP Berkeley Berkeley, California

CIP Berkeley is a specialized transition program in the Bay Area of California assisting young adults on the Autism Spectrum, ADHD, and other learning differences to find success in college, employment, and independent living

Welcome to Berkeley, a Diverse and Eclectic City with Strong Local Roots

CIP Berkeley was founded in 2007 and is situated in Northern California’s progressive East Bay. With a population of 120,000, Berkeley is a unique and accepting community that prides itself on diversity. Sheltered by rolling hills and the San Francisco Bay, this environmentally conscious city is surrounded by a beautiful landscape and an abundance of recreational and community-based activities.


130 Social Activities

20-30 Hours of
Service Weekly

3.5 Cumulative GPA

9/10 Family
Satisfaction Rating

95% Average Student
Attendance Rates

20 Hours Community Service Per Student


College Academics

CIP Berkeley offers support at local 2-year, 4-year and university options. Students can pursue degrees in fields such as Social Work, Computer Information Systems, Multimedia and Design, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, Animal Care, Engineering and Fine Arts.

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Cal State East Bay

Meet Our Berkeley Team

CIP Berkeley has an experienced, professional staff with strong educational backgrounds and solid experience working with young adults with Asperger’s, ADHD and other Learning Differences.

Student Life​

The moderate climate, superb park system and access to the ocean and mountains make Berkeley a great city for outdoor recreation. CIP is located in the heart of downtown Berkeley providing easy access to all that the East Bay offers.

Apartment Living​

Students reside in fully-furnished apartments located within a couple blocks of the CIP offices and classrooms. Living with one apartment-mate, each student has their own bedroom and shares the bathroom(s), kitchen and living room.

Internships & Jobs

Each student’s interests are explored and developed through volunteering, internships and job placements. Student internships and jobs have included places like Alta Bates Hospital, The Oakland Zoo, The YMCA, Berkeley Public Library, and The Animal Rescue Foundation; just to name a few.

CIP Berkeley helps prepare young adults on the autism spectrum, with ADHD, and other learning differences for the world of work. From resume development to job coaching, CIP’s career department supports students while they pursue their interests.

Meet a Few Of Our Students

CIP Berkeley students come from all over and pursue their individual goals and dreams within the program. Meet a few students below:

Recent News & Updates

Spotlight on Success

Hear from CIP Berkeley students and families share their personal journey, finding CIP, and experiencing success.

Call +1 (877) 566-9247 or fill our our online inquiry form to request assistance in finding a CIP location.

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CIP is a recognized and approved vendor of the California Regional Centers

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Department of Developmental Services telephone number: (916) 654-1987