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Our supportive employment program offers individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities the guidance and assistance they need to make long-term employment a reality. We match individuals eager to work with employers who are seeking qualified and dedicated workers.  


Job Readiness

Job readiness assessment and training may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Assisting and Instructing client's with Writing a resume;

  • Completing a job application 

  • Assistance in arranging for and preparing for job interviews

  • Workplace behaviors;

  • Identifying transportation options;

  • Personal appearance, attendance, and punctuality;

  • Positive work attitudes, job performance, and safety practices

  • Interpersonal skills;

  • Development of a personal budget; and/or

  • Individual and group counseling of clients on job retention skills.

Job Placement Services:

 Job Placement services are those services in which we actively and directly assist the client in activities which lead to the client maintaining appropriate employment. “Appropriate” employment is:

  • Consistent with the client’s strengths, priorities, concerns, abilities, capabilities, interests, and informed choice;

  • In a competitive integrated setting, consistent with the client’s informed choice; and

  • Job placement services include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the client to develop a list of potential employment opportunities;

  • Contacting an employer on behalf of the client;

  • Assisting the client with job applications/interviews

  • Job coaching services may be provided as an on-the-job support service on an individualized basis and depending on the client’s particular needs. Services may include:

  • Training a client on-the-job to perform a specific job duty,

  • Orienting a client to the workplace, and/or

  • Assisting a client with developing positive work habits and positive behaviors with co-workers and supervisors.


A job coach will;

  • Provide on-site training to familiarize the client with specific job demands,

  • Assist the client to develop positive relationships with co-workers and intercede when problems or difficulties become known,

  • Assist the client to develop a standard of production acceptable to the employer,

  • Identify and address problems that will affect the client’s ability to maintain employment,

  • Ability to implement the most effective, least intrusive techniques to help the client learn job skills including teaching client how to use available transportation to and from the job site,

  • Assist the client to become more independent by developing natural supports so that job coaching services can be successfully faded from the job site,

  • Provide disability awareness information to the client’s supervisor and co-workers.

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