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Supported Employment Program

ACCES-VR and OPWDD ETP •  All Regions
Counties: Erie, Monroe, Niagara and Orleans

The People Inc. Supported Employment Program serves a large spectrum of people with disabilities in Erie, Monroe, Niagara and Orleans Counties. To accommodate the people we support, this program promotes individualized job carving. The Supported Employment Program continues to utilize an individual placement model, which provides assessment of employment interest and choice, job development, job training, stabilization and long-term follow along. All placements are community-based in an integrated setting. Participants are employees of their place of employment and are paid the prevailing wage for their work.

A job coach works as the liaison between the employer and the employee, focusing on job readiness and addressing any concerns.

Eligibility includes: Developmental disability, 18 years or older aging out of school system, referral from ACCES-VR, medically and residentially stable, independent in toileting and provide own transportation. (Supported Employment ACCES-VR Intensive, Extended and OPWDD Waiver - Community-based)

Age: 18+

Hours: Office hours 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday; job coach hours flexible according to the participant's work hours.

Information: 716.817.5750
Admissions Western New York716.880.3700
Admissions Greater Rochester region585.441.9300

For Business Owners: If you own or manage a local business and would like more information on how to become a partner with this program, please contact us at 716.817.5750.

Western New York 1219 North Forest Road | P.O. Box 9033 | Williamsville, New York 14231 | Phone: 716.817.7400 | Toll Free NY 1.888.7PEOPLE | Fax: 716.634.3889

Rochester 1860 Buffalo Road | Rochester, NY 14624 | Phone 585.441.9300 | Fax 585.441.9398

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