People With Disabilities

JVS Human Services helps adults with a variety of disabilities achieve long-term success and fulfillment in work and life by helping them become independent and more integrated into their communities.

Long-Term Vocational Services

Individuals are offered the option to work or volunteer in their community under the supervision of JVS staff.

  • Skill Building – Individuals build their skills and become more integrated into the community through meaningful volunteer work at local non-profits.
  • Supported Employment – Participants are assisted in successfully finding and maintaining a job that meets their skills, interests and abilities with on-going job coaching support.

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Short-Term Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Individuals who are more independent benefit from trial work experiences, internships, work training and job placement services.

  • Adult Services – Individuals are helped in assessing their abilities and enhancing their skills to successfully maintain employment. JVS also helps individuals who receive Supplemental Security Income and/or Social Security Disability Insurance understand the work incentives program and how employment may affect their benefits. View services »
  • Youth Services/Pre-Employment Transition Services – School to Work programs help teens successfully transition from school to work or post-secondary training. More info »
  • Amazon Employment – Job placement and training for part-time and full-time positions at an Amazon fulfillment center and an Amazon sort center. More info »
  • Social Security’s Ticket to Work Program – Program offers career development services for people with disabilities who want to work. The program is free, voluntary and helps people with disabilities progress toward financial independence. More info » 

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Choices Programs (Non-Vocational)

Individuals with disabilities engage in enriching activities to keep them active and engaged in the community.

  • Activities and Enrichment Programs – Individuals participate in engaging facility-based and community activities in order to remain active and involved in their communities.
  • Caring Companions – Adults with disabilities and dementia engage in stimulating activities in a safe, secure and caring environment to maintain their dignity and highest level of functioning.

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Supports Coordination

The JVS LIFE program helps people pursue their interests, live more independently and make important decisions by linking them with needed services.  This may include medical, social, vocational, educational and community support services as well as assistance in obtaining legal representation, transportation and respite care.

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Fitness Classes

JVS Human Services has partnered with Fuse45 to provide fitness classes and improve wellness for individuals with disabilities. More info »

 

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