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Alternative Community Resource Program
ACRP YES Program Youth Employment Service
Work/job training program.
ACRP Kernville
726 Franklin Street
Johnstown, PA 15901
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
Bell, MHS, Employment Support - Supported Employment Program (SEP)
This program, run in partnership with the ARC of York County under the name Penn Employment, provides job coaching services to adult mental health consumers. A job coach will assist in every aspect of employment from evaluation of suitable jobs to seeking, obtaining, and maintaining a job.
160 South George Street
York, PA 17401
Eligibility: Serious Mental Health Diagnosis and age 18 or older
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
Bell, MHS, Oasis House
  • Services for adults with mental health diagnosis
    • Rebuild lives and regain skills related to employment, education, companionship, connections to their community, and self-respect
    • Members and staff work side by side in all aspects of the clubhouse
    • Fully accredited member of Clubhouse International
    • Licensed through Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • 751 South Queen Street
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Serious Mental Health Diagnosis and age 18 or older
    Hours:
  • Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm.
    • This program also offers some holiday, evening and weekend services
  • Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Employment Supportive Services
    BVRS employment specialists assist employers in retaining or recruiting and hiring qualified workers. Job seekers are assisted in finding competitive employment. Services include resume and interview preparation, job-seeking skill development, community-based assessments, work site analysis for accommodations, job coaching supports and follow-up services.
    1816 Locust Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: All individuals who are blind, vision impaired, or who have related disabilities qualify for our programs. We are committed to providing the very best in training and essential services.

    Students 14-21, blind or vision impaired who receive vision services. through Allegheny Intermediate Unit # 3 or school district qualify for our Pre-Employment Training Services.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Public Education and Information and Referral Services
    Our speaker's bureau conducts engagements with the corporate and business community, community and civic organizations, and schools and universities. Presentations are approximately one hour in length and are very informative.

    We provide information and referral services to individuals who are blind or vision impaired. This program was established to help individuals secure the support and services they need.
    1816 Locust Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh is committed to the principle(s) of equal opportunity and does not discriminate in the composition of its Board of Directors, employment, or operations on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy & gender identity), disability, medical condition, military service or veteran status, age, marital/parental/family status, genetic information, sexual orientation, employment status, political affiliation, retaliation, other non-meritorious factor(s), or any status or information protected by applicable law(s).
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation
    Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation - Youth Development Center
    Develops and administers after-school programs that help students recover lost credits, receive online tutoring and prepare for paid internships and permanent jobs. Community LEARNS provides after-school and summer educational, recreational, support, and employment services to students from University Prep at Pittsburgh Milliones 6-12. The 21st Century Program provides year-round after-school programs and day camps for Fort Pitt School students (K-5). The goal is to move students from sub-par to proficient academic performance, and to have structured recreation activities.
    113 N. Pacific Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224
    Eligibility: Youth and their families, ages birth-18 years.
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Bradford County Action
    Bradford County Action - Employers' Services
    Works with businesses, government agencies and non-profit organizations to offer additional help for 20-30 hours per week. Experience includes carrying out tasks that would normally be performed by paid employees if there were sufficient resources to pay for work.
    500 William Street
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Eligibility: Youth and Adults in need of workplace experience
    Hours: Mondays 9:00am to 4:00pm, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8:00am to 4:00pm and Fridays 7:30am to 3:00pm. Remote/online options available for most services and these may occur on weekday evenings.
    CareStar
    CareStar - Community to Home Program
    Provide assessment and care planning over a 6-month period. Community Health Workers can assist families in attendance to appointments, roadmaps to self-sufficiency, linkage with community resources, and support and understanding as they navigate their child's diagnosis.
    Confidential Address
    Eligibility: Children 21 years of age and under.
    Newly diagnosed children with special health care needs or newly residing in a PA rural county.
    Households with an income of 300% or less of the federal poverty level.
    Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
    Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Services include:

    Referrals for eye examinations and glasses


    Employment for people who are legally blind
    . Sign-up for Talking Book program.
    Information and referral
    71 South 1st Avenue
    Coatesville, PA 19320
    Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Chester Education Foundation
    Chester Education Foundation - Step Summer Program
    The STEP summer internship program is funded by the DELCO Office of Workforce Development. Students earned $10.35/hour for working in the summer internship program. Students are exposed to several careers with local employers in the city of Chester and surrounding areas.
    419 Avenue of the States
    Suite 700
    Chester, PA 19013
    Eligibility: Eligibility requirements are based on federal guidelines for low income and at least one barrier to academic success which can include previous or current involvement with juvenile court, learning disabilities, teen pregnancy, truancy and low academic achievement.
    Clara's Way
    Clara's Way
    A youth development center for inner-city kids to give them a safe place to spend time, learn useful skills and have fun. Will try to help children in many different ways.
    650 East 21st Street
    Erie, PA 16503
    Eligibility: Youth looking for a safe place to have fun and improve themselves.
    Hours: Call or visit the website for more information.
    Community Services Group
    Community Services Group - Vocational Programs for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - Williamsport
    Programs aid individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in searching for jobs, refining interviewing skills, and transitioning into the workforce through temporary employment positions. They focus on working with each person in the setting in which they are most comfortable.
    The Commerce Park Clubhouse offers a variety of employment opportunities such as Transitional Employment Positions (TEP)and Supported Employment, and also provides in-house support for those in Independent Employment. TEP’s and Supported Employment also receive Job Coaching, funded through OVR. Clubhouse administrators try to match members with positions that fit a member's needs and skill sets. Commerce Park Clubhouse has a wide variety of opportunities for members to get involved in everything from cooking to how to use a computer throughout the work day.
    The Tower Cafe is a vocational training restaurant operated by Community Services Group.
    1000 Commerce Park Drive
    Water Tower Square Suite 100
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Commerce Park Clubhouse: Second Tuesday of each month until 7:00pm and Last Saturday of each month, 10:00am to 2:00pm
    The Tower Cafe: Monday through Friday, 6:30am to 3:30pm
    Community Services Group
    Community Services Group - Tempo Clubhouse - Lancaster

    A vocational psychiatric rehabilitation program for adults with a mental illness. Services include:
    - Clubhouse work-ordered day
    - Pre-vocational activities
    - Job placement
    - Supportive employment
    - Job loss prevention
    1861 Charter Lane
    Suite 118
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Persons 18 or older with a mental health diagnosis
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Additional evening and Saturday hours vary
    CPARC - ARC of Cumberland & Perry Counties
    CPARC - S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training
    The program offers vocational evaluations, personal work adjustment training, on-site training, industry integrated training programs and job placement services. Job training for mental, physical challenges
    262 Silver Spring Road
    Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
    Eligibility: 21 years old and up, must meet criteria
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Crispus Attucks York
    Crispus Attucks York Employment & Training Center
    Provides training, education, counseling, and job placement services for youth and adults.
    605 South Duke Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Varies, call for more information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Ephrata Area Rehab Services
    EARS, Inc. STAR Employment Program
    Provides employment services that adapt to individual needs and focuses on each person's abilities and goals. Services include:
    - career exploration
    - completing job applications
    - developing resumes and cover letters
    - locating jobs
    - coordinating job interviews
    - job coaching and training
    - follow up services
    300 West Chestnut Street
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Eligibility: Based on referrals
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm
    Erie Center for Arts & Technology
    Erie Center for Arts & Technology
    Community-based educational arts and career training facility that inspires, educates and empowers people of all ages with adult job training and creative youth programs. Visual arts-based education for high school students offered during out-of-school time. Also provides no cost, industry-driven workforce training in middle skills, middle wage jobs for unemployed and underemployed adults in Erie County.
    650 East Avenue
    Suite 120
    Erie, PA 16503
    Eligibility: Call or visit website for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Glade Run Lutheran Services
    Glade Run Lutheran Services - Butler Outpatient Office
    Provides enhanced behavioral health treatment services to children and individuals up to age 18 who have a mental health diagnosis and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Services can be provided in the child's home, community, or school. Family supportive services and counseling.
    220 South Main Street
    Holly Pointe Plaza, Suite B
    Butler, PA 16001
    Hedwig House
    Hedwig House - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education Program - Abington
    Participants choose goals in their living, learning, working, and social environments. The focus is on individual functional skill development, enhancement, retention, and transference to real life tasks and settings. Services are provided on an individual and group basis.
    1920 Old York Road
    Abington, PA 19001
    Eligibility: Adults with serious or persistent mental illness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
    Hedwig House
    Hedwig House - HOPE Academy
    Participants choose a specific goal in one of the life domains (living, learning, working, social), this goal then becomes the cornerstone of his or her recovery-focused service. Participants take part in classes, individual practitioner meetings, and community exploration related to his/her recovery goal (a commitment of 5 hours per week). Class sizes are limited to allow for focused work among participants.
    2506 North Broad Street
    Colmar, PA 18915
    Eligibility: Young adults from 18 to 30 years with serious or persistent mental illness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
    Hedwig House
    Hedwig House - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education Program
    Participants choose goals in their living, learning, working, and social environments. The focus is on individual functional skill development, enhancement, retention, and transference to real life tasks and settings. Services are provided on an individual and group basis.
    109 Jenkins Avenue
    Lansdale, PA 19446
    Eligibility: Adults with serious or persistent mental illness
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9-4
    Hope Enterprises
    Hope Enterprises - Industrial Program
    The Industrial Program enables clients with developmental disabilities to provide comprehensive outsourcing services for private industries. They are able to meet either short- or long-term manpower needs by either
    • Providing laborers at the job site
    • Providing transitional production supervisors to conduct on-site training to assure quantity and quality standards are met at no additional cost
    • Providing permanent workers with job coaching services
    .
    2401 Reach Road
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Human Services Center Corporation
    Human Services Center Corporation - Emerging Leaders Program
    The Emerging Leaders Program affords dozens of in-school high school seniors and juniors the opportunity to develop work competencies in organization, resource allocation, interpersonal skills, information systems, and team building. Through experiential seminars, educational trainings, internships, and work experience, each student develops essential occupational and life skills. In addition, ELP participants earn career exploration stipends based on their attendance, behavior, and participation in the program.
    519 Penn Avenue
    Turtle Creek, PA 15145
    Eligibility: Youth are required to keep a 2.5 minimum QPA and MUST live in one of the following school districts: East Allegheny, McKeesport, Penn Hills, West Mifflin, or Woodland Hills. Applicants must also meet income criteria and guidelines.
    Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Indochinese-American Council
    Indochinese-American Council - Summer Work-Experience Programs
    Summer Work-Experience Programs provide youth with paid work experience in private or non-profit organizations. Provides six week summer program of pre-employment skills training, community projects such as mural art, gardening, literacy, etc. for low income students.
    4934-36 Old York Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19141
    JEVS Human Services
    JEVS Human Services - Vocational Research Institute
    Vocational Research Institute offers career assessment, planning and training tools, and much more.

    1845 Walnut Street
    7th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Lifesteps
    Lifesteps - Employment Services
    The program offers supports to people with disabilities that impede employability and assists each person individually to prepare for, obtain, and maintain employment by offering community based work assessments, job coaching, job development, social skill development, and behavior training.
    Montgomery County Commerce Department
    Montgomery County Commerce Department - Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) Program
    Provides job-search assistance, guidance, and support to its participants. Program participants create a plan of action to gain employment and are offered guidance toward empowerment and self-sufficiency. Resources such as The Career Wardrobe, computer labs, life-skills workshops, on-site recruiting events, and individualized attention.
    1430 DeKalb Street
    5th Floor
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Must have children and referred by the County Assistance Office
    Hours: Please Call
    Northeast PA Manufacturers and Employers Council, Inc. YES Program
    Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Council, Inc. YES Program
    The YES Program is a one credit, 120 hour year long elective course for high school seniors designed to develop and enhance the basic job skills that managers in all businesses and industries require of employees.
    250 One Norwegian Plaza
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: High school seniors
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission
    Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission - Young Adult Employment Opportunities
    Assists out-of-school youth (OSY) in obtaining a GED, provides year-round education and employment opportunities and assesses barriers for individuals and facilitates in eliminating them.
    312 Main Street
    Towanda, PA 18848
    Eligibility: Individuals between the ages of 16-24
    High school dropouts
    Recipient of secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent who is low income and is either basic skills deficient or an English language learner
    Someone who is or has been involved in the juvenile or adult justice system
    A homeless individual, a runaway, an individual who is in foster care or who has aged out, a person eligible for assistance under section 477 of the SSA or an individual who is in an out-of-home placement
    Someone who is pregnant or parenting
    A low income individual who requires additional assistance to enter an educational program or to secure/hold employment
    Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
    Occupational Services
    Occupational Services, Inc - Community Based Work Assessment
    Offers a community-based work assessment that uses real work experience in community businesses to determine an individual’s vocational interests and abilities.
    17 Redwood Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Residents18 years of age and older, with a disability
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    PA CareerLink
    Job Development - Blair County CareerLink
    Programs that seek out and create employment opportunities in various fields for people who need work. Activities may include collecting and distributing information about job opportunities and/or prospective changes in the demand for specific occupations, encouraging potential employers to create jobs, informing employers of available personnel and other comprehensive or targeted efforts to generate new job prospects.
    1600 5th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
    PA CareerLink
    Job Development - Cambria County CareerLink
    Programs that seek out and create employment opportunities in various fields for people who need work. Activities may include collecting and distributing information about job opportunities and/or prospective changes in the demand for specific occupations, encouraging potential employers to create jobs, informing employers of available personnel and other comprehensive or targeted efforts to generate new job prospects.
    445 Schoolhouse Road
    Johnstown, PA 15904
    Eligibility: Services not limited to Cambria County residents. Pennsylvania residents may access any PA CareerLink.
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday
    PA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Erie County - Youth Program
    Provides Career exploration, planning, and guidance, paid work experiences, supportive services, individualized skills training. Designed to work with youth in our community who are experiencing barriers towards reaching their career goals.
    1647 Sassafras Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Some qualifiers are: 16-24 years old, Out of school/dropped out of school, low in math, reading, and writing (below 9th grade), homeless, runaway, or in/aging out of foster care, pregnant or parenting, burdened with a criminal record, disabled (learning, mental, physical), English language learner.
    Hours: Call or visit web site for more information.
    PA CareerLink
    Job Development - Somerset County CareerLink
    Programs that seek out and create employment opportunities in various fields for people who need work. Activities may include collecting and distributing information about job opportunities and/or prospective changes in the demand for specific occupations, encouraging potential employers to create jobs, informing employers of available personnel and other comprehensive or targeted efforts to generate new job prospects.
    218 North Kimberly Avenue
    PA CareerLink Somerset County
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM Monday through Friday
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Chestnut Place Clubhouse - Work Ordered Day Program
    The Work Ordered Day Program consists of six work units: Clerical, Food Service, Education, Administrative, and Transitional Employment. New members may choose to experience each unit during an orientation period in order to determine which area is of greatest interest to them.

    The Clerical Unit’s duties involve receptionist work, scheduling of appointments, outreach, and member intakes and orientation. Computers are available for training in word processing, database development, preparation of monthly newsletters, and research. Additional responsibilities include Database Management, Network Management, Internet Services, Web site Administration and Computer User Technical Support. Finally, this unit is also responsible for the ordering of supplies, photocopying and filing.

    The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit’s responsibilities include meal preparation, grocery shopping, menu planning, outreach, cashiering, bank deposits, financial procedures, and operation of food service equipment and maintenance of food service areas. This unit maintains the grounds and garden. The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit also manages the Blue Dove Café. The snack bar offers snacks and beverages to members and staff throughout the day.

    Our Education Unit assists members in basics reading, writing, science, current events and math. Some members and staff have been trained as tutors through the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. Members are currently offered the opportunity to also learn from state of the art adult literacy and GED preparation software. A support dinner is held once a week for individuals who want to improve their educational skills.

    The Transitional Employment Unit obtains entry-level, paid employment opportunities in our local business community for Chestnut Place members. Placements are part-time and last approximately six to eight months. T.E. is available to all members and T.E. participants are encouraged to experience more than one placement. Weekly employment dinners are held for all working members. The T.E. Unit provides forums for members to discuss barriers and incentives to work. Members who work in the T.E. Unit assist with the preparation of the material for the discussions at the T.E. dinners, the employment record keeping and statistics and clerical duties within the unit.

    The Administrative Unit, in collaboration with other units, coordinates development activities, billing, fundraising, record keeping, statistics, budget development and management.
    4042-44 Chestnut Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Clubhouse of Lehigh County - Work Ordered Day Program
    The Work Ordered Day Program consists of six work units: Clerical, Food Service, Education, Administrative, and Transitional Employment. New members may choose to experience each unit during an orientation period in order to determine which area is of greatest interest to them.

    The Clerical Unit’s duties involve receptionist work, scheduling of appointments, outreach, and member intakes and orientation. Computers are available for training in word processing, database development, preparation of monthly newsletters, and research. Additional responsibilities include Database Management, Network Management, Internet Services, Web site Administration and Computer User Technical Support. Finally, this unit is also responsible for the ordering of supplies, photocopying and filing.

    The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit’s responsibilities include meal preparation, grocery shopping, menu planning, outreach, cashiering, bank deposits, financial procedures, and operation of food service equipment and maintenance of food service areas. This unit maintains the grounds and garden. The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit also manages the Blue Dove Café. The snack bar offers snacks and beverages to members and staff throughout the day.

    Our Education Unit assists members in basics reading, writing, science, current events and math. Some members and staff have been trained as tutors through the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. Members are currently offered the opportunity to also learn from state of the art adult literacy and GED preparation software. A support dinner is held once a week for individuals who want to improve their educational skills.

    The Transitional Employment Unit obtains entry-level, paid employment opportunities in our local business community for Chestnut Place members. Placements are part-time and last approximately six to eight months. T.E. is available to all members and T.E. participants are encouraged to experience more than one placement. Weekly employment dinners are held for all working members. The T.E. Unit provides forums for members to discuss barriers and incentives to work. Members who work in the T.E. Unit assist with the preparation of the material for the discussions at the T.E. dinners, the employment record keeping and statistics and clerical duties within the unit.

    The Administrative Unit, in collaboration with other units, coordinates development activities, billing, fundraising, record keeping, statistics, budget development and management.
    1437 Gordon Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Cornerstone Clubhouse - Work Ordered Day Program
    The Work Ordered Day Program consists of six work units: Clerical, Food Service, Education, Administrative, and Transitional Employment. New members may choose to experience each unit during an orientation period in order to determine which area is of greatest interest to them.

    The Clerical Unit’s duties involve receptionist work, scheduling of appointments, outreach, and member intakes and orientation. Computers are available for training in word processing, database development, preparation of monthly newsletters, and research. Additional responsibilities include Database Management, Network Management, Internet Services, Web site Administration and Computer User Technical Support. Finally, this unit is also responsible for the ordering of supplies, photocopying and filing.

    The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit’s responsibilities include meal preparation, grocery shopping, menu planning, outreach, cashiering, bank deposits, financial procedures, and operation of food service equipment and maintenance of food service areas. This unit maintains the grounds and garden. The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit also manages the Blue Dove Café. The snack bar offers snacks and beverages to members and staff throughout the day.

    Our Education Unit assists members in basics reading, writing, science, current events and math. Some members and staff have been trained as tutors through the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. Members are currently offered the opportunity to also learn from state of the art adult literacy and GED preparation software. A support dinner is held once a week for individuals who want to improve their educational skills.

    The Transitional Employment Unit obtains entry-level, paid employment opportunities in our local business community for Chestnut Place members. Placements are part-time and last approximately six to eight months. T.E. is available to all members and T.E. participants are encouraged to experience more than one placement. Weekly employment dinners are held for all working members. The T.E. Unit provides forums for members to discuss barriers and incentives to work. Members who work in the T.E. Unit assist with the preparation of the material for the discussions at the T.E. dinners, the employment record keeping and statistics and clerical duties within the unit.

    The Administrative Unit, in collaboration with other units, coordinates development activities, billing, fundraising, record keeping, statistics, budget development and management.
    224 Hall Street
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    The Greenhouse Center - Work Ordered Day Program
    The Work Ordered Day Program consists of six work units: Clerical, Food Service, Education, Administrative, and Transitional Employment. New members may choose to experience each unit during an orientation period in order to determine which area is of greatest interest to them.

    The Clerical Unit’s duties involve receptionist work, scheduling of appointments, outreach, and member intakes and orientation. Computers are available for training in word processing, database development, preparation of monthly newsletters, and research. Additional responsibilities include Database Management, Network Management, Internet Services, Web site Administration and Computer User Technical Support. Finally, this unit is also responsible for the ordering of supplies, photocopying and filing.

    The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit’s responsibilities include meal preparation, grocery shopping, menu planning, outreach, cashiering, bank deposits, financial procedures, and operation of food service equipment and maintenance of food service areas. This unit maintains the grounds and garden. The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit also manages the Blue Dove Café. The snack bar offers snacks and beverages to members and staff throughout the day.

    Our Education Unit assists members in basics reading, writing, science, current events and math. Some members and staff have been trained as tutors through the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. Members are currently offered the opportunity to also learn from state of the art adult literacy and GED preparation software. A support dinner is held once a week for individuals who want to improve their educational skills.

    The Transitional Employment Unit obtains entry-level, paid employment opportunities in our local business community for Chestnut Place members. Placements are part-time and last approximately six to eight months. T.E. is available to all members and T.E. participants are encouraged to experience more than one placement. Weekly employment dinners are held for all working members. The T.E. Unit provides forums for members to discuss barriers and incentives to work. Members who work in the T.E. Unit assist with the preparation of the material for the discussions at the T.E. dinners, the employment record keeping and statistics and clerical duties within the unit.

    The Administrative Unit, in collaboration with other units, coordinates development activities, billing, fundraising, record keeping, statistics, budget development and management.
    92 South Franklin Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Wellspring Clubhouse - Work Ordered Day Program
    The Work Ordered Day Program consists of six work units: Clerical, Food Service, Education, Administrative, and Transitional Employment. New members may choose to experience each unit during an orientation period in order to determine which area is of greatest interest to them.

    The Clerical Unit’s duties involve receptionist work, scheduling of appointments, outreach, and member intakes and orientation. Computers are available for training in word processing, database development, preparation of monthly newsletters, and research. Additional responsibilities include Database Management, Network Management, Internet Services, Web site Administration and Computer User Technical Support. Finally, this unit is also responsible for the ordering of supplies, photocopying and filing.

    The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit’s responsibilities include meal preparation, grocery shopping, menu planning, outreach, cashiering, bank deposits, financial procedures, and operation of food service equipment and maintenance of food service areas. This unit maintains the grounds and garden. The vanAmerigen Food Service Unit also manages the Blue Dove Café. The snack bar offers snacks and beverages to members and staff throughout the day.

    Our Education Unit assists members in basics reading, writing, science, current events and math. Some members and staff have been trained as tutors through the Mayor’s Commission on Literacy. Members are currently offered the opportunity to also learn from state of the art adult literacy and GED preparation software. A support dinner is held once a week for individuals who want to improve their educational skills.

    The Transitional Employment Unit obtains entry-level, paid employment opportunities in our local business community for Chestnut Place members. Placements are part-time and last approximately six to eight months. T.E. is available to all members and T.E. participants are encouraged to experience more than one placement. Weekly employment dinners are held for all working members. The T.E. Unit provides forums for members to discuss barriers and incentives to work. Members who work in the T.E. Unit assist with the preparation of the material for the discussions at the T.E. dinners, the employment record keeping and statistics and clerical duties within the unit.

    The Administrative Unit, in collaboration with other units, coordinates development activities, billing, fundraising, record keeping, statistics, budget development and management.
    700 South Main Street
    Sellersville, PA 18960
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (OVR)-Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual. Also, by law OVR customers receiving Social Security benefits for their disability (SSI, SSDI) are exempt from OVR’s Financial Needs Test.
    300 G Laird Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Pike County Workforce Development - Pa CareerLink Affiliate Pike County
    Career Development, Job Search & Employer Services - Pike County Workforce Development
    Provides services to bring together regional employers and local job seekers.
    Anyone interested in finding employment has access to our resource library; staffed by trained resource specialists.


    Resource Library includes:
    * Computers with internet access and resume writing software
    * PA CareerLink registration
    * Resume packet to help create the perfect resume
    * Information on interviewing skills and writing cover and follow-up letters
    * Job listings * Internet website list
    * Labor market information
    * Training provider information
    * Local agencies/services/resources information
    * Phone, fax and copier access for job searching
    .
    837 Route 6, Unit 2
    Shohola, PA 18458
    Eligibility: General services are open to anyone in need of assistance with career development or job search. Individuals needing intensive or training services must meet eligibility guidelines established by the US Department of Labor and The Pocono Counties Workforce Investment Board.
    Hours: Monday through Friday
    - 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Ruth's Way
    Ruth's Way
    Provides consulting services to female youth ages 13-21. Utilizes Achievement Consultation to help girls to grow into successful women. Key areas of focus within this process are Family Development, Care Coordination, Life Coaching, Life Skills, Job Development, Job Readiness/Employment Soft Skills, Counseling and Mentoring for girls and their families.
    11524 Frankstown Road
    Pittsburgh, PA 15235
    Eligibility: Female youth ages 11-17
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities.
    651 East Pitt Street
    Bedford, PA 15522
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday through Friday
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with intellectual disabilities, special needs, and limitations.
    5016 6th Ave
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday through Friday
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities.
    957 Rowena Drive
    Ebensburg, PA 15931
    Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities/special needs.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities.
    1225 Benner Pike
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities.
    701 Allegheny Street
    Box 1
    Jersey Shore, PA 17740
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Seek out and create job opportunities in various fields for individuals with special needs, limitations and abilities.
    1214 North 2nd Street
    Clearfield, PA 16830
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Work Ready - SCCAP
    Work Ready meets the core of SCCAP's mission. We actively work with families to help them break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their children.

    Our staff members help families identify the barriers that are keeping them from obtaining and keeping long term employment, and then we help them work to overcome those barriers. We also provide ongoing support and guidance to families as they transition to permanent employment.
    153 North Stratton Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Eligibility: Varies by program
    Spanish American Civic Association
    SACA Tec Centro
    Provides integrated support services to remove barriers that may inhibit career advancement by offering adult education, bilingual sills training, job readiness, case management and employment services.

    Bilingual skills training includes the following career pathways:
    - Health Care: CNA and dental assistant
    - Business and Hospitality
    - Construction
    - Manufacturing
    - General Office (clerical)

    Offers:
    - Employment Services: Assistance with resume, job application completion, preparation, skills workshops, interviewing skills, soft skills, referral to short training, assessment of job interests, job search and job placement assistance.
    - Case Management Services: Help with issues which interfere with the completion of the program and job placement. Referrals are given to resources within the community.
    - Adult Education Services: Pre-GED instruction, GED preparation in Spanish, English as a Second Language Instruction, Workplace English utilizing computerized resources, Computer Literacy designed to learn the basics in a short period of time. Computer classes are available.
    102 Chester Street
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Unemployed, underemployed, those seeking better wage employment
    Hours: Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Classes are held Monday through Thursday, 5:00pm to 7:30pm
    The ARC of York County
    Penn Employment Services, The Arc of York County
    For many people with intellectual disabilities, one of the most significant steps toward self-sufficiency is finding and keeping a job. Success in the competitive workplace can be a tremendous challenge, but every day we see people of all ages making a place for themselves in companies across York County. We help qualified and motivated individuals with disabilities find jobs that fit their interests and needs. We work with them to learn the required job skills. Our Employment Training Specialists provide on-the-job training while helping make necessary accommodations for each individual. We also partner with local school districts to teach job skills and employment-related social skills to help students transition from school to work.

    497 Hill Street
    YORK, PA 17403
    Eligibility: INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES AND OTHER DISABILITIES
    Hours: MON - FRI 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
    Hope Springs Clubhouse
    Provides support to 16-25 year olds struggling with a mental health diagnosis. Some of the clubhouse's opportunities include:
    - Skill building and resource development (for housing, education, employment, and social)
    - Provides support in returning to educational settings
    - Assists in experience building and application process for employment. On-the-job support is provided, as needed, with the supported employment program
    - Offers social opportunities in the clubhouse and in the community
    40 Kenhorst Boulevard
    Reading, PA 19607
    Eligibility: 16-25 year olds struggling with mental health diagnosis
    Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
    Mosaic House Clubhouse
    Psychiatric rehabilitation services including transitional employment opportunities, educational supports, social opportunities, etc.
    525 Franklin Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Individual 18 years and older with a documented serious mental illness with funding through CCBH or SAM
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:00am to 4:00 pm; Wednesday, 8:00am to 6:00pm
    UDS Foundation - United Disabilities Services
    UDS - Employment Services
    Employment service designed to meet the needs of community-minded employers and individuals with disabilities. Program matches qualified job applicants with employers who are looking for motivated, hard working employees. Job candidates have skills in many areas-production, clerical, professional, sales, medical, retail and other.

    Range of services
    - Skills assessment
    - Career counseling
    - Job skills
    - Resumé creation
    - Interview preparation
    - Employer contacts
    - Job development
    - On-the-job training
    602 West Chestnut Street
    Lancaster, PA 17605
    Eligibility: Any adult with a disability
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm; Intake: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Alternative Community Resource Program
    ACRP YES Program Youth Employment Service
    Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Employment Support - Supported Employment Program (SEP)
    Bell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Bell, MHS, Oasis House
    Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Employment Supportive Services
    Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation
    Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation - Youth Development Center
    Bradford County Action
    Bradford County Action - Employers' Services
    Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Chester Education Foundation
    Chester Education Foundation - Step Summer Program
    Clara's Way
    Clara's Way
    Community Services Group
    Community Services Group - Vocational Programs for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities - Williamsport
    Community Services Group
    Community Services Group - Tempo Clubhouse - Lancaster
    CPARC - ARC of Cumberland & Perry Counties
    CPARC - S. Wilson Pollock Center for Industrial Training
    Crispus Attucks York
    Crispus Attucks York Employment & Training Center
    Ephrata Area Rehab Services
    EARS, Inc. STAR Employment Program
    Erie Center for Arts & Technology
    Erie Center for Arts & Technology
    Glade Run Lutheran Services
    Glade Run Lutheran Services - Butler Outpatient Office
    Hedwig House
    Hedwig House - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education Program - Abington
    Hedwig House
    Hedwig House - HOPE Academy
    Hedwig House
    Hedwig House - Psychiatric Rehabilitation Education Program
    Hope Enterprises
    Hope Enterprises - Industrial Program
    Human Services Center Corporation
    Human Services Center Corporation - Emerging Leaders Program
    Indochinese-American Council
    Indochinese-American Council - Summer Work-Experience Programs
    JEVS Human Services
    JEVS Human Services - Vocational Research Institute
    Montgomery County Commerce Department
    Montgomery County Commerce Department - Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) Program
    Northeast PA Manufacturers and Employers Council, Inc. YES Program
    Northeast PA Manufacturers & Employers Council, Inc. YES Program
    Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission
    Northern Tier Regional Planning & Development Commission - Young Adult Employment Opportunities
    Occupational Services
    Occupational Services, Inc - Community Based Work Assessment
    PA CareerLink
    Job Development - Blair County CareerLink
    PA CareerLink
    Job Development - Cambria County CareerLink
    PA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink - Erie County - Youth Program
    PA CareerLink
    Job Development - Somerset County CareerLink
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Chestnut Place Clubhouse - Work Ordered Day Program
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Clubhouse of Lehigh County - Work Ordered Day Program
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Cornerstone Clubhouse - Work Ordered Day Program
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    The Greenhouse Center - Work Ordered Day Program
    PA Clubhouse Coalition
    Wellspring Clubhouse - Work Ordered Day Program
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (OVR)-Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pike County Workforce Development - Pa CareerLink Affiliate Pike County
    Career Development, Job Search & Employer Services - Pike County Workforce Development
    Ruth's Way
    Ruth's Way
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Special Needs Job Development
    South Central Community Action Programs, SCCAP
    Work Ready - SCCAP
    Spanish American Civic Association
    SACA Tec Centro
    The ARC of York County
    Penn Employment Services, The Arc of York County
    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
    Hope Springs Clubhouse
    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
    Mosaic House Clubhouse
    UDS Foundation - United Disabilities Services
    UDS - Employment Services
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