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
Program provides training or work experience to individuals with disabilities or impairing health conditions to help them find a job and become economically independent
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.
* 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.
- Assistance with community resources
- Adults with disabilities
- Blind or visually impaired
- Brain Injury (BI)
- Deaf or hard-of-hearing
- Developmental disabilities
- Mental health
- Native American Community
- Physical disabilities
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.
* 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
Meal served at 11:30 am
Health clinic: 9:00am - 3:30pm, Monday, Tuesday and Friday
White Earth Tribal Residents, primarily in Mahnomen, Clearwater, and Becker counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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ND-2000.6600Prevocational Training Definition
Programs that provide individual and group instruction and/or counseling for individuals with disabilities (including mental health issues) who need to develop physical and emotional tolerance for work demands and pressures; acquire personal-social behaviors that will allow them to get along with employers and co-workers on the job; and develop the basic manual, academic and communications skills that are needed to acquire basic job skills.
ND-2000.9000Vocational Assessment Definition
Programs that administer tests which measure an individual's skills, abilities, interests, personality traits and other attributes for success in different occupational areas or specific positions. Also included are programs that allow people to "try out" jobs in the community for short periods of time to determine whether there is a fit and, in the case of people with disabilities, to determine the type of supports the individual might require to succeed if hired for that type of job.
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.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YH-6000.6000Native American Community Definition
Individuals whose ethnic background and ancestry are that of the tribal, aboriginal peoples who originated in what is now the United States. Included are Native Americans who are living on or off reservations in rural and urban areas.
YJ-8750.0025Adults With Disabilities/Health Conditions Definition
Adults who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, illnesses or injuries that affect their ability to engage in one or more major life activities.
YL-3500.9010Unemployed Individuals Definition
Individuals who are without employment but are looking for jobs and available for work.
YL-3500.9500Workers With Disabilities Definition
Employed individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations.
YW-8500Tribal Reservation Residents Definition
Individuals and families of Native American descent who have needs and interests in common based on living in areas recognized by the federal or a state government as being set aside for the use of Native Americans and governed by Native Americans.