Employment and Training Services for People with Disabilities

Employment and Training Services for People with Disabilities


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People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are said to be one of the most underutilized workforce in America. In Colorado, the unemployment rate is at the lowest in years, and businesses are looking for hard working, qualified employees.

SHALOM Denver’s Employment Services program includes prevocational training, and individual and group supported employment. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities are provided with a full array of services to gain and maintain sustainable employment:

  • Career counseling and exploration
  • Job seeking skills training and supports
  • Job search assistance
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Job development
  • Assistance with hiring documents
  • Job coaching and problem solving
  • Support in advocating with the employer
  • Long-term support and mentoring

The employer becomes a partner of SHALOM Denver. The benefits to the business in this partnership include but are not limited to:

  • Job carving to improve overall company productivity
  • Ongoing disability awareness training as needed
  • On site supports based on the employer’s recommendations
  • Act as a liaison with the employee when needed
  • Thorough and timely hiring and ongoing employment documentation
  • Information about tax benefits and other benefits of hiring a person with a disability

Contact:

Melissa MascarenasSHALOM Denver Program Manager

Ph: 303.623.0251
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