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AHEDD
AHEDD - Greater Berks County Area
A premier human resource organization specializing in the design and delivery of programs to assist persons with disabilities to achieve their greatest levels of independence through employment
1150 Berkshire Boulevard
Suite 160
Wyomissing, PA 19601
Eligibility: Must have verified disability
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
AHEDD
AHEDD - Lancaster/Chester County Area
Provides services to individuals with disabilities. Services include pre-employment activities such as: assistance with application, preparing for interviews and developing a resume, on the job training, follow-up service, coordination of, or referral to, other agencies.
1834 Oregon Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601
Eligibility: Age 16 years or older with a disability
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
AHEDD
AHEDD - Schuylkill/Carbon/Lehigh County Area
Provides services to individuals with disabilities. Services include pre-employment activities such as: assistance with application, preparing for interviews and developing a resume, on the job training, follow-up service, coordination of, or referral to, other agencies.
108 North Centre Street
Pottsville, PA 17901
Eligibility: Persons with a disability, youth and adults
AHEDD, Inc.
Pre-Employment Services
Depending on need, a customer may participate in pre-employment activities, such as Community Based Work Assessments (conducted with employers in the community), job searching and interview skills training, resume development, and more. All of which are aimed to prepare the individual for selecting and securing employment to match current skills and abilities.
600 Norland Avenue
Suite 6
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Youth and adults with all types of disabilities.
Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
AHEDD, Inc.
Job Development
As a component of AHEDD's Community Employment Services for individuals with disabilities, the organization regularly canvasses the business community to identify diverse types of employment for program participants. They also leverage the business outreach conducted by the Disability:IN Pennsylvania to connect with companies and provide a greater variety of employment options to the people served. Taking time upfront to understand the workplace needs and specifics is critical to ensuring that AHEDD finds jobs that individuals want to do and that fit within their capability and qualifications.
600 Norland Avenue
Suite 6
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Adults with all types of disabilities.
Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
AHEDD, Inc.
Follow Along Services
AHEDD commits to provide support and guidance to our program participants for at least 12 months after they first go to work. This commitment to ongoing (follow along) support is a great benefit for both our program participants and employers. We not only want people to get a job, we want them to stay employed. While the level of support is customized according to need, providing such Follow Along services helps the individual to maintain employment, address career development issues, and enhance their economic well being. AHEDD is there to help with any type of issue that could impact someone's ability to maintain employment successfully. We can make a difference by guiding people on how to address conflicts with co-workers or supervisors, assessing production deficiencies and providing possible solutions, assisting people with how to handle their responsibilities for reporting earnings to Social Security Administration, and much more.
600 Norland Avenue
Suite 6
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Youth and adults with all types of disabilities.
Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
AHEDD, Inc.
Work Incentive Counseling (WIC)
Many people receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and/or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) would like to explore work opportunities or increase their earnings, but are concerned about losing cash benefits and health care. While these benefits are intended to provide basic support for millions of persons with disabilities, they have evolved as a new obstacle to the search for gainful employment and greater participation in community living. Since 2001, AHEDD has been helping participants understand how to maximize their benefits and related work incentives to achieve greater financial independence and reach their employment goals. We can provide WIC to anyone receiving an SSI and/or SSDI cash payment between the ages of 14 and 64. Ideally, this service is for persons who are working or are considering work in the near future.
600 Norland Avenue
Suite 6
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Youth and adults with all types of disabilities receiving either SSI or SSDI cash payments.
Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
AHEDD, Inc.
Transition to Adult Life Services
The Transition to Adult Life Services (TALS) is a program within AHEDD. This program provides service to young adults who are attending high school in Franklin County and who have an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The program's aim is to engage students with disabilities in discussion and activities pertaining to areas of self determination and career exploration. Outcomes include goal setting and self awareness activities. Individual activities that are planned include Career Exploration Activities (ie resume development, interest inventory, etc). AHEDD also assesses what supports are needed in the future in order to help students achieve their goals.
600 Norland Avenue
Suite 6
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Students with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
Hours: Hours vary, please call first.
AHEDD, Inc.
AHEDD, Cumberland
AHEDD is a private, nonprofit specialized human resource organization that began in 1977. Everything AHEDD does is geared toward assisting individuals with disabilities to maximize their independence, move toward their financial goals, and be fully included in the workplace.
3300 Trindle Road
Administrative Office
Camp Hill, PA 17011
Eligibility: Individuals must have a documented disability that poses a barrier to his/her ability to secure and/or maintain employment. Certain funding sources may impose additional requirements.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
AHEDD, Inc.
AHEDD - Western Pennsylvania
Provides services to persons with disabilities that will help them to obtain competitive employment. Services include pre-employment services, job placement, on and off-site job support and coaching, follow-along to help maintain job, and benefits counseling.
900 Sarah Street
Suite 202
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm; By appointment
AHEDD, Inc.
AHEDD - York
AHEDD is a private, non-profit organization that serves the community by specializing in the provision of employment services for persons with disabilities. AHEDD pursues community employment as the preferred means to promote community integration and independence for persons with disabilities. AHEDD collaborates with the business community in a variety of facets regarding employing persons with disabilities. Provides services to youth looking for transition from school to careers & work. Services for youth may include pre-employment activities, community work assessment, benefits counseling, job placement, job coaching, follow-up. AHEDD also assists SSDI beneficiaries or SSI recipients in a financial assessment of their array of benefits. Provides a recommended course of action, including analysis of the impact of paid earnings on benefits and viable work incentives which would enable the beneficiary to meet his or her employment and benefit needs.
2550 Kingston Road
Suite 225, Kingston Center Building 1
York, PA 17402
Eligibility: Adults and youth with disabilities.
Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm. Will need to call for an appointment
Allied Services
Burnley Employment and Rehabilitative Services
Helping individuals with disabilties to achieve their full social, vocational and economic potential through sheltered workshop, community employment programs and various community work sites.
4219 Manor Drive
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
SPARC Program
A licensed adult training facility that provides prevocational training and personal development training to adults with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities. Program participants select from a variety of options based on their abilities and personal choice. Participants can build their work-related and social skills by volunteering their time and talents at community sites.
2289 Avenue A
Bethlehem, PA 18017
Eligibility: Individuals, 21 years and over, with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania
Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The
Advocates and provides services for the rights of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities/Autism. Specific services include adult day services, vocational services, community residential services and recreational programs.
115 Meadow Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
Eligibility: Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Hours: Administrative Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
BARC Developmental Services
Jobs Program
Provides job opportunities for individuals w/ developmental disabilities. Provides placement into community-based employment
4950 York Road
PO Box 470
Holicong, PA 18928
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped
Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
Program 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.
211 Central Avenue
Johnstown, PA 15902
Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Employment Services
Provides job opportunities for individuals with blindness and visual impairment through its Employment Services program, in cooperation with a number of state agencies and other nonprofit organizations.
100 West 15th Street
Chester, PA 19013
Clarion Vocational Services
Clarion Vocational Services - Grimefighters
A mobile work force that provides training and employment to individuals with disabilities. Skills taught are sweeping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning restrooms, and waxing floors. We clean offices and homes.
214 South 7th Avenue
Clarion, PA 16214
Eligibility: Call for more information.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:30pm
Clarion Vocational Services
Clarion Vocational Services - County Cuisine Food Services
Offers food services to provide training and employment and prepare individuals for the competitive workplace. Takes food orders and more.
214 South 7th Avenue
Clarion, PA 16214
Eligibility: Call for information.
Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 3:30pm
Community Services Group
Community Services Group - Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services - Clinton
CSG offers a wide range of support for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our services are individualized and driven by the needs and goals of the individual and his or her loved ones, with a focus on increasing independence at home and in the community. Support includes: Residential living arrangements; Supported care for individuals who live on their own or with their families; Employment services that provide the guidance needed to find and retain jobs; Adult day programs in both group and individual settings; Behavioral support services.
7930 Nittany Valley Drive
Mill Hall, PA 17751
Eligibility: Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Community Services Group
Community Services Group - CONCEPTS of Lehigh Valley - Schnecksville

Provides the following day programs for adults with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD): - Adult developmental services to increase independence in activities of daily living and community integration - Employment placement services for persons with developmental disabilities into competitive employment. Long-term support provided to employers as well as the employees.
4155 Independence Drive
Suite 400
Schnecksville, PA 18078
Eligibility: Adults age 21 and up with intellectual developmental disability
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Creating Unlimited Possibilities
Creating Unlimited Possibilities-Pre-Vocational Services
Pre-Vocational training prepares individuals for paid employment. This service is made available to individuals in a Vocational Facility. "Handicapped employment" as defined in Title 55, Chapter 2390 is not a service that may be funded through the waiver.
159 Simpson Street
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: For adults 18 and older with intellectual disabilities.
Hours: 8:30am-4pm Monday through Friday
Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Employment Services
The Employment Services Directory for Individuals with Mental Health Disablities was created to provide information on community resources, services and supports that are available to individuals in recovery from mental illness who are interested in furthering that recovery through employment. The link to access the Employment Services Directory electronically is http://www.ccpa.net/documentview.aspx?DID=6543
1615 Ritner Highway
Carlisle, PA 17013
Devereux Pocono Center
Vocational Training - Devereux Pocono Center
Pre-employment vocational training, supported employment and school-to-work transition services to strengthen student's ability to live and work in their community.
1547 Mill Creek Road
Newfoundland, PA 18445
Dickinson Center
Dickinson Center - Employment Support Services - Potter County
Individuals are provided assistance through the entire job search process including constructing resumes, practicing interview skills, and applying for jobs. The support continues after being hired until the employee, employer, and employment specialist are all confident that the job can be performed independently. Employment Support Services include job assessments, job readiness training, job developing, job placement, volunteering, community-based work assessment, on-the-job training, Social Security benefits counseling, follow-along services.
1 North Main Street
Gunzburger Annex Building, 3rd Floor
Coudersport, PA 16915
Eligibility: Individuals with mental health (MH) intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD), and physical disabilities who have an interest in obtaining or maintaining competitive employment. This also includes visual impairments and blindness, and deafness and hearing impaired individuals.
Hours: Call for more information.
Dickinson Center
Dickinson Center - Employment Support Services - Elk County
Individuals are provided assistance through the entire job search process, from constructing resumes, practicing interview skills, and applying for jobs. The support continues after being hired until the employee, employer, and employment specialist are all confident that the job can be performed independently. Employment Support Services include Job assessments, Job readiness training, Job developing, Job placement, Volunteering, Community-based work assessment, On-the-job training, Social Security Benefits counseling, Follow-along services.
43 Servidea Drive
Ridgway, PA 15853
Eligibility: individuals with mental health (MH) intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD), and physical disabilities who have an interest in obtaining or maintaining competitive employment. This also includes visual impairments and blindness, and deafness and hearing impaired individuals.
Hours: Call for more information.
Disability Options Network (DON)
Don Services - Employment Program
Benefits Counseling, Career Assessment, Employment Skills Development, Job Finding and Job Coaching as well as SSA Ticket To Work service provider.
831 Harrison Street
New Castle, PA 16101
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Erie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA)
Erie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA) - Supported Employment
Supported Employment helps individuals obtain and sustain paid employment by offering the support and training needed to succeed.
1611 Peach Street
Suite 375
Erie, PA 16501
Eligibility: Individuals with intellectual disabilities who may also have physical disabilities or complex medical conditions.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Goodwill Industries
Goodwill Industries
Supportive services that assists those with disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employments. Also operates a thrift store in the Cressona Mall. Also accepts donations of empty laser toner cartridges.
1544 Route 61, Suite 6133
Pottsville, PA 17901
Goodwill Industries International
Letterkenny Janitorial Training
Goodwill provides janitorial vocational training services at Letterkenny to qualified persons. Upon acceptance to the program, trainees complete an initial one day pre-training and during this time their wage is determined; their pay is performance-based. Trainees are then supervised by team crew leaders who provide continual job coaching and training. Trainees can remain in our program until they have met specific productivity and behavioral criteria. Once those criteria are met, the Employment Specialists are responsible for helping the trainee obtain competitive employment within the community.
Letterkenny Army Depot
c/o LEAD Building 4
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Eligibility: Adults, ages 18 and older, severely disabled and capable of performing some aspect of work.
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Goodwill Industries International
Employment Services (Specialist)
Goodwill provides employment training services that will support an individual training, finding and keeping a community job. Services include:
  • Paid training program with competitive wages
    • Training evaluation and goals specific to individual needs
    • Employment Preparation (explores options, job placement plans, resumes and interview prep, access to assistive technology)
    • Job Search (search the local job market, contact employers, track job search)
    • Job Placement (match with opportunities that meet job skills, educate employers about special needs)
    • Follow-Along and Job Retention (on-the-job coaching and support, regular communication with employer within the first 30 days of employment, on-going job and skills training, advice on advancement or promotion)
    • Employer Support (special needs education as it relates to work place modifications, tax incentives for hiring individuals with disabilities)
    • Follow up services after the training program while individual is in community employment.
  • Letterkenny Army Depot
    c/o LEAD Building 4
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Adults, ages 18 and older, severely disabled and capable of performing some aspect of work.
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Goodwill Industries of NEPA
    Goodwill Industries of NEPA - Adult Services
    Services for adults include: community participation supports, community employment and placement services, small group employment, supported employment and behavior supports.
    925 Prospect Avenue
    Scranton, PA 18505
    Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies
    Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Disability Related Employment Programs
    Supportive services that assist those with disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
    540 Central Avenue
    Johnstown, PA 15902
    Eligibility: Adults with disabilities.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm
    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
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    2401 Reach Road
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hope Enterprises
    Hope Enterprises - Custodial Program
    Hope Enterprises employs and trains indviduals with developmental disabilites together with non-disabled workers to provide Federal, State, and commercial facilities with customized cleaning, tailored to meet facility needs. All employees are professionally uniformed, trained, and supervised to ensure quality from the very beginning. Workers use up-to-date equipment and are able to provide supplies, such as paper products and sanitary supplies. Quality Assurance Inspections occur on a regular basis and services are at a competitive price.
    2401 Reach Road
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Intercommunity Action
    Intercommunity Action - Community Integrated Employment
    Provides employment training to people aged 21 to 50+ who are diagnosed with physical and/or intellectual disabilities.
    7372 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
    JEVS Human Services
    hireAbility New Jersey
    Hire Ability NJ offers an empowering, customized employment program to assist individuals living with intellectual disability, mental health condition, or physical disabilities or chronic diseases by preparing them for employment and community integration with job placement, follow-up after employment, and educational programs to assess employability.
    Wilson E
    Room 109
    Blackwood, NJ 8012
    LifePath
    LifePath - BuxMont - Community Supports
    Offers a wide array of non-residential community support programs for adults with specials needs including older adult learning centers, vocational needs, and other support programs and day programs.
    Life'sWork of Western PA
    Life'sWork of Western PA - Allegheny
    A non-profit organization whose mission is to increase the quality of life of persons with disabilities and others with barriers to employment through productive employment opportunities.
    1323 Forbes Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility: Youth and adults with disabilities or other barriers to employment.
    Hours: Weekdays, 7:30am to 4:30pm
    Life'sWork of Western PA
    Life'sWork of Western PA - Fayette
    Provides sheltered employment for persons with disabilities. Vocational rehabilitation services includes evaluation, training, education, and placement. Ultimate goal is job placement. Evaluation for computer access, home modification, seating, and environmental control units available.
    222 Nazareth Drive
    Belle Vernon, PA 15012
    Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities or other barriers to employment
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Lighthouse Guild
    Lighthouse Guild
    Provides a full spectrum of integrated vision and healthcare services. Includes: - Vision Rehabilitation - Medical Services - Health Plans - Behavioral Health - Education - Adult Day Health Care - Training - Advocacy - Research - Awards - Scholarships - The Store - Adaptive Technology Resources
    15 W 65th Street
    New York, NY 10023
    Eligibility: Anyone affected by visual impairments
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Lighthouse Vocational Services
    Lighthouse Vocational Services
    A Christian organization serving adults with disabilities by providing training to improve job related skills, assistance in gaining competitive employment and supports to enable workers to excel in community employment alongside people without disabilities.
    144 Orlan Road
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Eligibility: Persons with mental retardation or autism age 18 years or older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Living Unlimited
    Living Unlimited - Vocational Programming Trial Job Experience and Supported Employment - North Regi
    Their Community-Based Work Assessment assists individuals with cognitive and/or physical impairments, including those with mental health issues, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, autism, and so on, with trial work experience (unpaid) in real work settings with employers in their community. If a job opening exists, employers will have the opportunity to evaluate the work. The assessment includes evaluation of work behaviors, interpersonal skills, work site integration, work skills, and necessary onsite support by Employment Specialists. They offer on-going support to the employer and employee after the trial period is completed.
    520 West Fourth Street, Suite 3A
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
    Employment Services - Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS Services
    Direct and indirect services that are provided in a variety of settings for the purpose of supporting individuals with obtaining and sustaining competitive integrated employment. SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT- includes activities such as training and supports that an individual requires, which may include career assessment, job finding/development, and/or job coaching supports. ADVANCED SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT-an enhanced version of supported employment services which include discovery, job development, and intensive job coaching and supports. SMALL GROUP EMPLOYMENT- services that are designed to support an individual in transitioning to competitive integrated employment, which include a mobile work force, a work station in industry, affirmative industry, and enclaves.
    111 N Pennsylvania
    Suite 200
    Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18701
    Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    LVCIL (Lehigh Valley Center For Independent Living)
    LVCIL (Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living)
    **NOTES** Coronavirus updates: Will continue to be open and are providing services with a few restrictions and suggestions as follows: - No in-person group meetings are being held at the center or in the community - Visitors, interns and volunteers are temporarily suspended from being in the building. - Most staff are working remotely, please call and leave a message and they will return your call shortly. -Certain individual programs and services continue to the extent of needed support for that service including CORE and housing service, job coaching, waiver supports coordination, and sign language interpretation referral. - In-person consumer meetings may be considered on a case by case basis if phone and video options are not possible The only organization in the Lehigh Valley dedicated to assisting persons with all types of disabilities. Provides community outreach and education, independent living skills, information on adaptive technologies/equipment, advocacy, information and referral, peer support, sign language interpreter referral service and specialized housing search and support. Provides information on programs that will pay for home modifications (to increase accessibility). Transportation Connect individuals with disabilities who are homeless to shelters
    713 North 13th Street
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: Individuals of any age with any type of disability
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Occupational Services, Inc
    Community Employment Job Placement Program
    This program provides job placement, on site job training for a limited time, and follow up services to individuals with developmental disabilities. It is very similar to Supported Employment in terms of placing and training clients at job sites. Individuals work with an employment team at OSI to develop a job within the community which is consistent with the individual's capabilities and interests.
    17 Redwood Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Franklin and Fulton County residents, 18 years of age and older, who have a disability.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Occupational Services, Inc
    Mental Health Vocational Rehabilitation Program
    For those individuals who are unable to maintain employment in a competitive environment due to mental illness, OSI provides for employment in a setting that allows the individual to work at his/her own level of capability. This program offers training in all spheres of employment to include job training on a variety of jobs, social competence in the work place, and worker personality. The individual is provided with a Program Specialist and assigned to a work area where he/she receives assistance to reach their highest level of employ-ability. At OSI, clients perform in-house subcontracting services for local companies. Individuals earn a paycheck which is commensurate with their production.
    17 Redwood Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Franklin and Fulton County residents, 18 years of age and older, who have a disability.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Occupational Services, Inc
    Pre-Vocational Service
    When sheltered employment is the most appropriate vocational setting, work activities provides for long term employment opportunities. This program offers training in all spheres of employment to include job training on a variety of jobs, social competence in the work place, and worker personality. As individuals are assigned a Program Specialist and placed in a work center they are helped to reach their highest level of employ-ability. At OSI, clients perform a wide variety in-house subcontracting services while earning a paycheck and providing valuable services to local companies.
    17 Redwood Street
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Franklin and Fulton County residents, 18 years of age and older, who have a disability.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    PATH (People Acting To Help)
    PATH (People Acting To Help) - Vocational Habilitation Program
    You will meet privately with professional staff to develop a plan that establishes your vocational goals and objectives for the year. You will work in a safe, comfortable, well supervised and supportive workplace modeled after the factory environments of area manufacturers. Within this setting, you will work on tasks such as: hand and machine assembly, heat sealing and shrink wrapping, drilling, gluing, sorting, packaging, labeling and occasional clerical jobs. You will also work with professional staff to develop your social skills so that you can work cooperatively with others while on the job and in future work settings. You will be paid for this work in keeping with the United States Department of Labor standards. This service is licensed by Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare/Office of Developmental Programs.
    8220 Castor Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19152
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Altoona Office
    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.
    1130 Twelfth Avenue
    Suite 300
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - New Castle
    Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.
    100 Margaret Street
    New Castle, PA 16101
    Eligibility: People with a severe disability that results in an inability to work or live independently.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am-4:30pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Washington
    Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.
    201 W. Wheeling Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: People with a disbility that results in an inability to work or live independently.
    Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm, weekdays
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Allentown
    Provides comprehensive services to assist Pennsylvanians with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. Services available include skills assessment, training, counseling, placement assistance, evaluation for assistive technology and ongoing support services. The Hiram G. Andrews Center offers post-secondary education at the Commonwealth Technical Institute, and also provides career opportunities and independent living skills. The Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides information, referral and advocacy to adults and children who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as their employers, relatives and friends. An online database of qualified sign language interpreters is available.
    45 North Fourth Street
    Allentown District Office
    Allentown, PA 18102
    Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Pittsburgh
    Assists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.
    531 Penn Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: People with a disbility that results in an inability to work or live independently.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Johnstown
    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.
    727 Goucher Street
    Section 10
    Johnstown, PA 15905
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Private Industry Council of Lehigh Valley
    Supported Employment Program
    Helps individuals with disabilities meet their vocational needs. The program combines vocational assessment, placement in a paid position, on-the-job training, and long-term support. The worker will earn competitive wages while working in a flexible, individualized, consumer-centered program, guided by a team that includes staff members from Private Industry Council (PIC) and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR).
    72 North Second Street
    Easton, PA 18042
    Eligibility: Individuals with disabilities
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Quest, Inc.
    Quest, Inc. - Employment Services for People with Disabilities
    Job development, skills assessment, resume preparation, interview preparation, job coaching, on the job training, travel training, and follow along job support to assist an individuals to gain and maintain competitive employment in the community. Service is provided at a one-to-one ratio.
    704 Metro Drive
    PO Box 5
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Anyone over the age of 18 with a disability diagnosis
    Hours: Quest office hoursMonday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Service hours flexible depending on the needs of the individual and the support needed for getting and maintaining employment. Days, nights, weekends, holidays.
    ReDCo Group
    ReDCo Group, Developmental Support Services
    Provide residential, adult training and home/community habilitation services to individuals with developmental disabilities.
    616 North Street
    Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
    Eligibility: Persons with mental retardation, their families and adovocates
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA
    Roads to Freedom - Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities
    Roads to Freedom's Employment Service involves process/steps that must be followed to insure the best placement possible. Process/steps to be followed for successful employment in Customized Employment are: Discovery, Vocational Profile, Planning Meeting, Job Development and job Coaching. Find out more about the process steps sy "http://www.cilncp.org/321-2/">here Interested consumers can use CILNCP as their Employment Network, funded as a fee for service through Maximus, The "Ticket to Work" (TTW) incentive is designed to remove the barriers that disability beneficiaries currently face in returning to work. As an Employment Network, CILNCP will coordinate employment, vocational rehabilitation and other support services to beneficiaries. Ticket holders are offered the following employment services: Job search assistance. Resume preparation. Interview Skills. Job placement. Job postings. Vocational counseling. Past employment support systems. Job coaching support. Social Security Work Incentives Outreach (funded through AHEDD) provides: Impairment Related Work Expense. Plan to Achieve Self Support. Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities. Student Earned Income.
    24 East Third Street
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Eligibility: General eligibility requirements: Must be a person with a disability. Must reside within CILNCP's county area.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Shadowfax
    Subcontracting Employment Services, Shadowfax
    386 Pattison Street
    York, PA 17403
    Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 AM - 4:30 PM
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA Bedford County Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other supportive services that help people with intellectual disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
    8796 Lincoln Highway
    Bedford, PA 15522
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday through Friday
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA Blair County Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other support services that help people with intellectual disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
    4601-A Cortland Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 8:00AM-4:00PM, Monday through Friday
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Comprehensive Disability Related Employment - Somerset
    Provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other support services that help people with intellectual disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
    957 Rowena Drive
    Ebensburg, PA 15931
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming Counties Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other support services that help people with intellectual disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
    2593 Clyde Avenue
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Comprehensive Disability Related Employment-Skills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming Counties
    Provide vocational assessment, job development, job training, job placement, specialized job situations and/or other support services that help people with intellectual disabilities prepare for, find and retain paid employment.
    701 Allegheny Street
    Jersey Shore, PA 17740
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
    St. John's Community Services
    St. John's Community Services - Supported Employment - Philadelphia; Citywide
    Supporting people with all abilities to develop a career and acquire and retain competitive, integrated employment. Our Employment Specialists provides each person job coaching and on-the-job training and support, while employers and co-workers are supported to work effectively with new employees. By working with St. John's, individuals and employers have benefited from successful experiences in a variety of settings including retail, food service, healthcare, customer service, animal care, government and non-profit agencies.
    1080 North Delaware Avenue
    Suite 302
    Philadelphia, P 19125
    Eligibility: Adults through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and waiver services from Office of Developmental Programs. Students age 14-21.
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Standard of Living Augmentation, Inc. (SOLA)
    Disability Services
    We offers a variety of work and skills training opportunities to individuals with a diagnosed disability referred by sources like the Department of Rehabilitation and Regional Center. Staff fluent in English, Spanish and American Sign Language are at your service. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. WorkSource and Career Resource Centers Through a network of partners, SOLA WorkSource and Career Resource Centers bring job seekers and employers together in one place. Employers receive assistance finding candidates and screening prospective employees, and career seekers receive assistance in the following areas: One-on-One Career Counseling Job Search Strategies Access to Computer, Internet, Phone, Fax and Copier Resume Writing Computer and Skills Training Interview Workshops Financial Management Access to Community Resources Text Books, Bus Passes, and other Work Tools On-the-Job Training Opportunities Career Development and Job Leads
    30 South Washington Street
    Greencastle, PA 17225
    Eligibility: Those looking for assistance in the obtaining a job.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Step By Step, Inc.
    Step By Step - Lehigh Valley Region
    Provides community support services to children and adults with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and autism. Services include children's behavioral rehabilitation, residential rehabilitation, adult day programs, dual diagnosis outpatient treatment, case management, supported employment and supported housing services.
    623 West Union Boulevard
    Bethlehem, PA 18018
    Eligibility: People with intellectual disabilities, mental illness and autism
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm; Programs: 24/7
    The Arc of Luzerne County
    Transition to Community Employment - TRACE The Arc of Luzerne County
    TRACE is a unique one-year work readiness program developed by The Arc of Luzerne County, designed to assist individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism prepare to successfully enter the workforce. Students enjoy campus life while learning about themselves, how to achieve their career goals, and gain experience through apprenticeship in a local company.
    Box 148
    512 Northampton St
    Edwardsville , PA 18704
    Eligibility: minimum age is 18, must have completed high school, must have satisfactory completion of a life skills assessment at the basic level for self-care, safety and decision making
    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
    Berks Personnel Network
    Comprehensive employment and training supports for individuals with mental health, physical, and intellectual developmental disabilities.
    40 Kenhorst Blvd.
    Suite 100
    Reading, PA 19607
    Eligibility: Individuals with mental health, physical, and intellectual developmental disabilities 16 years of age and older.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, evenings and weekends by appointment
    Venango Training & Development Center
    Venango Training & Development Center - C/J Packaging (Dubois Facility) - Supported Training & Emplo
    The Supported Training & Employment Program (STEP) provides community based employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
    101 Beaver Drive
    Dubois, PA 15801
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
    Venango Training & Development Center
    Venango Training & Development Center - Main Office - Supported Training & Employment Program (STEP)
    The Supported Training & Employment Program (STEP) provides community based employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
    239 Quaker Drive
    Seneca, PA 16346
    Eligibility: Referral from County MH/ID Office, Referral from Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Office, Referral from local School District, The referral source must be willing to be the funding source for the individual to participate in the program
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm
    Via of the Lehigh Valley
    Via of the Lehigh Valley - Employment Services
    Via's Community Employment services provide job development, job coaching and follow-along support to adults with disabilities so they can work in the community. This service is available to any adult who is motivated to work for wages in a competitive job. Via focuses on career planning and helps adults with disabilities as they move into the workforce. Through School-to-Work Transition Services, Via works with students, in partnership with their school districts and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to create a personalized employment plan and explore careers of interest.
    1020 South Cedar Crest Boulevard
    Allentown, PA 18103
    Eligibility: Individuals with developmental disabilities
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
    Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom
    Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom provides a business directed training resulting in competitive employment for people with disabilities. Project for Freedom is a 10-week training program followed by a 2-week job shadow/internship experience. The training is focused on beginner to intermediate level computer skills, call center support, job search and professional skills. Students are evaluated for employment opportunities based on both hard skills related to their potential profession and soft skills such as communication, interpersonal skills, work ethic, and leadership. The purpose of this program is placement in unsupported competitive employment. Goals include:
    • Learn valuable customer service skills (NO collections/telemarketing), Windows 7, Microsoft Office, computer security and more.
    • Develop soft skills for workplace success: critical thinking, problem solving, communication, attitude, teamwork and ethics.
    • Gain job hunting skills, develop a resume, polish interviewing and public speaking skills.
    • Discuss employment goals and opportunities, and meet with our corporate partners for possible recruitment.
    1323 Forbes Avenue
    Suite 232
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
    Eligibility:
    • An individual with a diagnosed disability
    • Someone who is ready to go to work with realistic employment goals
    • A person who can absorb and assimilate information at the community college level
    • An individual that is motivated and focused
    • Someone who can function in daily life and make independent decisions
    • An individual with appropriate behavior skills for the classroom and work
    AHEDD
    AHEDD - Greater Berks County Area
    AHEDD
    AHEDD - Lancaster/Chester County Area
    AHEDD
    AHEDD - Schuylkill/Carbon/Lehigh County Area
    AHEDD, Inc.
    Pre-Employment Services
    AHEDD, Inc.
    AHEDD, Cumberland
    AHEDD, Inc.
    AHEDD - Western Pennsylvania
    AHEDD, Inc.
    AHEDD - York
    Allied Services
    Burnley Employment and Rehabilitative Services
    Arc of Lehigh and Northampton Counties
    SPARC Program
    Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania
    Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania, The
    BARC Developmental Services
    Jobs Program
    Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped
    Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Employment Services
    Clarion Vocational Services
    Clarion Vocational Services - Grimefighters
    Community Services Group
    Community Services Group - Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services - Clinton
    Community Services Group
    Community Services Group - CONCEPTS of Lehigh Valley - Schnecksville
    Creating Unlimited Possibilities
    Creating Unlimited Possibilities-Pre-Vocational Services
    Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
    Cumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Employment Services
    Devereux Pocono Center
    Vocational Training - Devereux Pocono Center
    Dickinson Center
    Dickinson Center - Employment Support Services - Potter County
    Dickinson Center
    Dickinson Center - Employment Support Services - Elk County
    Disability Options Network (DON)
    Don Services - Employment Program
    Erie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA)
    Erie Home for Children and Adults (EHCA) - Supported Employment
    Goodwill Industries
    Goodwill Industries
    Goodwill Industries International
    Letterkenny Janitorial Training
    Goodwill Industries of NEPA
    Goodwill Industries of NEPA - Adult Services
    Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies
    Goodwill of the Southern Alleghenies Disability Related Employment Programs
    Hope Enterprises
    Hope Enterprises - Industrial Program
    Intercommunity Action
    Intercommunity Action - Community Integrated Employment
    JEVS Human Services
    hireAbility New Jersey
    LifePath
    LifePath - BuxMont - Community Supports
    Life'sWork of Western PA
    Life'sWork of Western PA - Allegheny
    Life'sWork of Western PA
    Life'sWork of Western PA - Fayette
    Lighthouse Guild
    Lighthouse Guild
    Lighthouse Vocational Services
    Lighthouse Vocational Services
    Living Unlimited
    Living Unlimited - Vocational Programming Trial Job Experience and Supported Employment - North Regi
    Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services
    Employment Services - Luzerne Wyoming County MHDS Services
    LVCIL (Lehigh Valley Center For Independent Living)
    LVCIL (Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living)
    Occupational Services, Inc
    Community Employment Job Placement Program
    PATH (People Acting To Help)
    PATH (People Acting To Help) - Vocational Habilitation Program
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Altoona Office
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - New Castle
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Washington
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Allentown
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Pittsburgh
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Johnstown
    Private Industry Council of Lehigh Valley
    Supported Employment Program
    Quest, Inc.
    Quest, Inc. - Employment Services for People with Disabilities
    ReDCo Group
    ReDCo Group, Developmental Support Services
    Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA
    Roads to Freedom - Employment Services for Persons with Disabilities
    Shadowfax
    Subcontracting Employment Services, Shadowfax
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA Bedford County Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA Blair County Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA - Comprehensive Disability Related Employment - Somerset
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Skills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming Counties Comprehensive Disability Related Employment
    Skills of Central Pennsylvania
    Comprehensive Disability Related Employment-Skills of Central PA Centre/Clinton/Lycoming Counties
    St. John's Community Services
    St. John's Community Services - Supported Employment - Philadelphia; Citywide
    Standard of Living Augmentation, Inc. (SOLA)
    Disability Services
    Step By Step, Inc.
    Step By Step - Lehigh Valley Region
    The Arc of Luzerne County
    Transition to Community Employment - TRACE The Arc of Luzerne County
    Threshold Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
    Berks Personnel Network
    Venango Training & Development Center
    Venango Training & Development Center - C/J Packaging (Dubois Facility) - Supported Training & Emplo
    Venango Training & Development Center
    Venango Training & Development Center - Main Office - Supported Training & Employment Program (STEP)
    Via of the Lehigh Valley
    Via of the Lehigh Valley - Employment Services
    Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania - Sharpsburg
    Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom
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