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White Earth Nation

Employment Support for Workers with Disabilities

Naytahwaush Community Service Center (Sports Complex)

2531 310th Ave, Naytahwaush, MN, 56566-9998

Distance: 1213 Miles

(218) 935-5554

Website

https://whiteearth.com/programs/human_services/services#work

Service Details

Description

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

A state program that helps people with disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep employment


It can assist with reducing barriers to employment and advocacy between employee and employer to make sure that all reasonable accommodations are being met that fit a disability.


Services include:
* Assistance with counseling and advocacy
* Networking with other agencies, helping to coordinate services
* Independent learning and training options
* Referral for medical concerns
* Network with foster grandparent and senior companion programs
* Spiritual consultation


Supportive Services can include but are not limited to reducing the barriers to employment, secondary education or training, or in some occasions, home business supplies to get a business up and running. This program only assists with employment related items that will keep consumers working or maintaining gainful employment. Services can also include minor car repairs, gas, identification cards, lunch tickets, and clothing that is job specific.


Features

  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Blind or visually impaired 
    • Brain Injury (BI) 
    • Deaf or hard-of-hearing 
    • Developmental disabilities 
    • Disabilities 
    • Mental health 
    • Native American Community 
    • Physical disabilities 

Eligibility

Any individual who has a disability or mental health condition with a substantial barrier to employment, who can benefit from help to meet employment goals.


To qualify:
* Must reside on or near the boundaries of the White Earth Reservation
* Must be enrolled in a federally recognized tribe
* Must have a physical or mental impairment which results in a substantial impediment to employment
* Presumption that applicant can benefit from vocational rehabilitation services


Business Hours

Meal served at 11:30 am
Health clinic: 9:00am - 3:30pm, Monday, Tuesday and Friday


Area Served

White Earth Tribal Residents, primarily in Mahnomen, Clearwater, and Becker counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 935-5554

Last Update

2/10/2020

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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