Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities
The Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities contracts with providers to operate Supported Employment (SE) services in each region of the state. Currently, there are 22 Supported Employment provider throughout the state. SE is available to eligible individuals, who express a desire and have a goal for competitive employment in their Individual Recovery Plan (IRP); and who, due to the impact and severity of their mental illness have recently lost employment, or been underemployed or unemployed on a frequent or long term basis. Services include supports to access benefits counseling; identify vocational skills and interests; and develop and implement a job search plan to obtain competitive employment in an integrated community setting that is based on the individual’s strengths, preferences, abilities, and needs.
Easter Seals website has a large section on Job Training and Career related topics.
“Employment provides the opportunity to participate as a member of a community. Easter Seals job training and employment services help people with disabilities learn skills to successfully enter the workforce, or to return to work after an illness or injury. Not only do employees benefit from the satisfaction of having a job, but businesses also gain from their contributions.
Easter Seals can help you determine what might work for you in reaching your employment goals. Contact Easter Seals to learn more about Easter Seals Job Training and Employment services in your area.”
EmployABILITY Supported Employment
Georgia Community Support and Solutions (GCSS)
1945 Cliff Valley Way
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
ABILITIES of individuals and match them with company needs.
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