Supported Employment

  • WORKING TOGETHER TO SUPPORT EMPLOYMENT

    The Supported Employment Program is coordinated and funded by the Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).

    The program’s goal is to identify competitive employment and follow-up services geared toward maintaining competitive employment for those deemed eligible.

    Our program provides employment-related services to individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities that include:

    • assessment of individual’s interests, employment needs, and skills
    • soft skills training and preemployment preparation
    • travel training to community employment site
    • job development consistent with individual’s interests, abilities and employer expectations
    • on-the-job training
    • long-term support services

    For more information, please call 631-244-5930