Employment Support for Workers with Disabilities
1600 8th Ave NW, Riverland Community College, Austin, MN, 55912
Distance: 1019 Miles
Program provides training or work experience to individuals with disabilities or impairing health conditions to help them find a job and become economically independent
With the right kind of training, preparation and workplace accommodations, people with disabilities can have rewarding careers.
If you have a disability that makes it hard for you to get and keep a job, you may be eligible for a variety of counseling, training, job skills and job placement services.
Services vary according to individual needs. The staff work with you to determine which are most appropriate for you. Then you and your counselor develop a plan to help you reach your goals.
* Help finding jobs for people with disabilities
* Counseling, training, job skills and placement
* Independent living services
* Extended employment / long-term job supports
* Finding and keeping a job
Licenses and Certifications
- Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) Office
Eligibility is based on whether you have a physical or mental disability that makes it difficult to prepare for, secure, retain, advance in, or regain competitive integrated employment.
People who receive Supplemental Security Income or Social Security Disability Insurance benefits are presumed eligible for services.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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ND-3400.8000Special Needs Job Development Definition
Programs that seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities. Activities may include development of jobs that can be done in a home setting; development of markets for crafts and other items produced in the home; and identification of other work projects of benefit to the community that individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities are uniquely qualified to pursue.
ND-3500Job Finding Assistance Definition
Programs that help people identify and secure paid employment opportunities that match their aptitude, qualifications, experience and interests.
ND-6500.1500Comprehensive Disability Related Employment Programs Definition
Programs broadly available to individuals with disabilities in general (rather than focusing on special groups within the disability population) that provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services that help people with disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
ND-9000Vocational Rehabilitation Definition
Programs that enable individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.
ND-9500Workplace Evaluation/Modification Definition
Programs that provide support for adjusting, adapting or redesigning tools, equipment or structural elements of working environments in order to make them accessible to people who have disabilities.
YL-3500.9500Workers With Disabilities Definition
Employed individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations.