Supported Employment

Supported employment is employment for individuals with disabilities who are working toward competitive employment in integrated work settings. Employment is based on the individual's interests, the availability of jobs, and transportation needs.  

Support is provided by an Employment Specialist and is based on the needs of the individual.  An Employment Specialist and the individual work to establish goals that are designed to provide the necessary support for the individual to be successful in employment.  Support can be provided throughout the entire employment process.