Employment Services

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceSupported Employment facilitates competitive work in integrated work settings for individuals with most severe disabilities for whom competitive employment has not traditionally occurred, and who, because of the nature and severity of their disability, need ongoing support services in order to perform their job. Supported employment provides assistance on and off the job site such as tailored job coaching, employment counseling, advocacy, specialized job training, ongoing extended support services and re-placement as needed. Supported employment provides an avenue to assist people in achieving greater independence and self-esteem through integrated competitive employment.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATIONS:

ALBANY OFFICE:
28 Colvin Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
518-438-3445

GLENS FALLS OFFICE:
16 Pearl Street, Suite 208
Glens Falls, NY 12801
518-812-0280

HUDSON OFFICE:
1 Vapor Trail
Hudson, NY 12534
518-312-4831
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 518-438-3445
Contact: Carollee Sipowicz, csipowicq@northeastcareer.org
Intake RequirementsApplication by Authorized Provider, Referral Required, Appointment Only
Additional RequirementsPhysician statement, Documentation of disability, Relevant background information, and I-9 documentation for proof of legal employment eligibility.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityEligible persons are those who are eligible for vocational rehabilitation services: who have a severe disability: who have not worked, have worked intermittently, in competitive employment due to the disability: and those who have a comprehensive assessment of rehabilitation needs which identifies supported employment as the appropriate rehabilitation objective for the individual.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
Payment NotesReimbursement through VESID, OMH, OMRDD, CBVH
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-4:30 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 339 Broadway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Menands, NY 12204
Main Phone 518-465-5201
Fax 518-463-8051
Service Location Email Via website
Web Address www.northeastcareer.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NORTHEAST CAREER PLANNING
Affiliated Program: SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT
This Service: Employment Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Supported Employment (ND-6500.8120)