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Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)

Employment Support for Workers with Disabilities

SEMCIL - Rochester Office

2200 2nd St SW, Rochester, MN, 55902

Distance: 993 Miles

(507) 285-1815


Service Details


Program provides training or work experience to individuals with disabilities or impairing health conditions to help them find a job and become economically independent

Additional Information

The Pre-Employment Program offers an ongoing seven-week program designed to provide individuals with disabilities the skills they need when pursuing employment.

Program focuses on these topics:
* Helping consumers identify skills they offer an employer
* Setting long term and short term goals
* Handling questions concerning disability
* Understanding job descriptions and agency policies
* State and federal work incentives
* Reasonable Accommodations and how to ask for them
* Filling out a job application
* Using resumes, cover letters and thank you letters
* Creating a resume
* Preparing for a job interview
* Practicing mock interviews
* References and volunteering


  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 

Application Instructions

Complete Independent Living intake form and complete a program application for the seven week training program.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona counties

Disability Hub MN serves statewide - this center takes calls from:
Blue Earth, Brown, Cottonwood, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Jackson, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, McLeod, Martin, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Pipestone, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, Winona, and Yellow Medicine counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 285-1815
Disability Hub MN (866) 333-2466
FAX (507) 288-8070
Toll Free (888) 460-1815

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