Our programs are available free of charge to Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess County residents with disabilities. We currently offer:

Supported Employment Program

This is our main program in which we utilize a unique one-on-one approach to provide services, based on each individual’s needs.  Employment services offered include job preparation support, creative job placement, on-the-job training, and ongoing support services.

We have developed several programs to address specific needs of our clients. These programs are:

High School Transition Program

Through this program, we reach out to high school juniors and seniors to help them make an easier transition into the workforce once they graduate. This early outreach prepares students to meet the challenges of getting a job and developing a career path.

Our Education and Employment Initiative reaches student with disabilities early in their employment search and helps them make a successful transition to the workforce by addressing their unemployment issues early, helping them acquire studentthe experience needed to live productive and fulfilling lives.

CAREERS teaches life and job skills to students at various internship sites, providing job training and support to help the students reach their potential. Each employer offers a variety of jobs for students to explore, including food service, office skills and recreation, with students working in several departments during each school year. Our Employment Specialist work closely with employers and teachers to assure each student gets the full benefit of their internship and that the employer is satisfied with their performance.

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Day Habililtation Without Walls

Ambition In Motion (AIM) Program bridges the gap for individuals who are not yet ready for a traditional supported employment program. Based on their interests, participants learn life and workforce readiness skills and participate in recreational activities. By interacting with and contributing to their community, these individuals gain a sense of independence and self-confidence.

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Workforce Readiness, Placement & Training Program

Designed to prepare disabled individuals for the challenging hospitalprocess of finding and maintaining a job. In a group setting, we provide in-depth classroom instruction to provide the skills necessary to apply for and obtain employment. We focus specifically on writing an effective resume, successfully negotiating the interview process, and securing the a position in keeping with a clients skills and interests.

View our Workforce Readiness brochure

On Course for College

Our newest program helps students manage the complexity of college while enhancing their independence and self-esteem. 

On Course for College is available to students 18 years old or older who have a documented disability, are referred by ACCES-VR and meet the admission requirements of a college for a degree or certificate program.

Students receive assistance with admission, health and financial aid forms; help with the registration and course selection process and personalized access to appropriate campus information including tutoring, student rights, accommodations and resources. Our staff will arrange a personalized tour of the campus, be available for ongoing one-on-one social support and provide services tailored to the unique and changing needs of each participant, including problem solving, coping skills and stress management.

Participants in the program will establish and achieve academic goals and can look forward to enhanced relationship with peers and improved social and interpersonal skills, resulting in opportunities for meaningful employment.

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