Disability Related Center Based Employment

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.1800

    Programs that provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn and practice work skills in a separate and supported environment. Participants may be involved in the program on a transitional or ongoing basis, and are paid for their work, generally under a piecework arrangement. The nature of the work and the types of disabilities represented in the workforce vary widely by program and by the area in which the organization is located. Individuals participate in center-based employment for a variety of reasons including severity of disability, need for additional training or experience, need for a protected environment and/or lack of availability of community-based employment.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT DAY SERVICES SMITHTOWN CAMPUSProvides instruction for adults with developmental disabilities and autism and other severe behavioral impairments in areas including: use of community resources, communication and socialization, health care, vocational education, personal adjustment and independent living skills, and leisure activities. Other services include crisis intervention for families, pre-vocational services, supported employment, respite and recreational programs. Year round.SuffolkADULT DAY SERVICES SMITHTOWN CAMPUSDEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE
    CAREER SUPPORT SERVICESProvides adults who have disabilities with the training and support needed to succeed in business and industry. Eligibility is determined through individual assessment conducted by CSS staff. All training includes placement services. Assessment to Placement Express (APEX) This provides customized diagnostic vocational evaluations for adults with disabilities, and immediate job placement for those who are work-ready. This Level III Vocational Assessment includes comprehensive individualized evaluations. One-on-one individual situational assessments in potential training/work-interest areas are a unique feature of APEX. Intensive Support Program (ISP) This program offers 200-hour vocational training courses, which prepare individuals for employment in a field that meets job market needs. Training is done in the professional atmosphere of Barry Tech, and at actual job sites. Courses, which are offered in the spring and fall, include Building Maintenance, Direct Care, Food Service, Industrial Housekeeping, Office Automation, Stock and Inventory, Auto Lube Specialist, Airport Maintenance program, and Cashiering/Customer Service. The program includes appropriate job placement and provides support services. Contact the Career Support office at (516) 622-6832, at adultreg@nasboces.org or stop by the Career Support office. Call for more detailed information.NassauCAREER SUPPORT SERVICESNASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF REGIONAL SCHOOLS AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS
    DAY-HAB AND VOCATIONAL SERVICESAssists men and women with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn and develop work and social skills through participation in day habilitation without walls. Supported employment services provided through OPWDD, ETP and ACCES-VR. Referral required, Call to schedule an appointment.NassauDAY-HAB AND VOCATIONAL SERVICESCOMMUNITY MAINSTREAMING ASSOCIATES, INC.
    EAST END PREVOCATIONAL PROGRAMProvides day habilitation services to individuals ages 21 and older with moderate, severe or profound levels of intellectual developmental disabilities. Offers services within a hub site in addition to community inclusion opportunities and a prevocational program featuring paid work opportunities and non-paid vocational opportunities. Call for details.SuffolkEAST END PREVOCATIONAL PROGRAMAHRC SUFFOLK
    EAST NORTHPORT-GOODWILL STOREProvides jobs for persons with disabilities and serves as job training site for older special education students or adults with developmental disabilities. Sells new and gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, household items, and toys. Generates funds for Goodwill services for persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment, seniors, ex-offenders and youth. Welcomes donations.SuffolkEAST NORTHPORT-GOODWILL STOREGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    E-WORKSOffers electronics recycling throughout the year, staffed by men and woman supported by AHRC Suffolk. Referral and appointment required. Please call for further informationSuffolkE-WORKSAHRC SUFFOLK
    LONG ISLAND EMPLOYMENT SERVICESOffers employment and training services for individuals 18 and older, with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities no longer in school. Referral required. Call to schedule an appointment.NassauLONG ISLAND EMPLOYMENT SERVICESYAI NETWORK
    MASSAPEQUA-GOODWILL STOREProvides jobs for persons with disabilities and serves as training site for older special education students or adults with developmental disabilities. Sells new and gently used clothing, accessories, shoes, household items, and toys. Generates funds for Goodwill services for persons with disabilities and other barriers to employment, seniors, immigrants, ex-offenders and youth. Welcomes donations.NassauMASSAPEQUA-GOODWILL STOREGOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
    MEALS FOR CONSUMERS LIVING IN SUPPORTED HOUSINGProvides vocational opportunities to people with disabilities, seeks to maximize their independence and adjustment to the community, offers job placement in a competitive position. Individuals prepare and deliver hot meals, via a mobile unit from TRI, to needy individuals living in supported housing. Documentation of disability and parental consent for individuals under 18 years old required.NassauMEALS FOR CONSUMERS LIVING IN SUPPORTED HOUSINGTHE REHABILITATION INSTITUTE
    NASSAU DAY TRAINING PROGRAMThe program offers pre-vocational services with flexible schedules and open ended time periods. Work behaviors and work skills development in the clerical field are addressed. Vocational training in microfilming, cd rom storage, computer and sign making is provided. There is a production unit that is sheltered and offers minimum wage. Additional services include vocational counseling, job readiness and placement services Supported Employment Program, and a Consumer Retail Store Operation.NassauNASSAU DAY TRAINING PROGRAMNASSAU DAY TRAINING PROGRAM
    OPTIONS THRIFT SHOPSells affordably priced, gently used clothing and household items. Tenants from Options volunteer to learn basic retail skills. Call before visiting to be sure the shop is open.SuffolkOPTIONS THRIFT SHOPOPTIONS FOR COMMUNITY LIVING, INC.
    PATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENTOffers employment, planning and support service for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Provides assistance for these individuals to obtain, maintain or advance in competitive employment. Includes job-readiness assessment/employment discovery process.NassauPATHWAYS TO EMPLOYMENTTHE CENTER FOR DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
    SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SEP)Provides training in maintenance and painting to psychiatrically disabled adults.SuffolkSPECIAL EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM (SEP)TRANSITIONAL SERVICES OF NEW YORK FOR LONG ISLAND, INC.
    VOCATIONAL CAREER CENTERProvides Evaluations; Job Development; Intense Coaching: Long-Term Job Coaching; Travel Training; Work ReadinessSuffolkVOCATIONAL CAREER CENTERADULTS AND CHILDREN WITH LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INC.
    VOCATIONAL DOCUMENT IMAGING PROGRAMProvides evaluation and training for disabled adults ages 16 and over in the areas of prepping documents, scanning documents, typing and indexing of records/files. Basic computer training and quality control methods. Works in an integrated production type environment.SuffolkVOCATIONAL DOCUMENT IMAGING PROGRAMMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    VOCATIONAL PROGRAM-YAPHANKProvides evaluation and training for disabled adults (ages 16+) in the areas of kitchen services, porter/maintenance services, assembly/packaging services, warehouse training and clerical training. Also offers vocational and placement counseling, remediation services, and alcohol and drug abuse counseling.SuffolkVOCATIONAL PROGRAM-YAPHANKMARYHAVEN CENTER OF HOPE, INC.
    WORK ACTIVITIES PROGRAMProvides diagnostic vocational evaluation, prevocational services and sheltered vocational training in work centers leading to comparative employment in the community. Work activities: bench assembly/packaging, porter maintenance, food service, printing, mail sorting and material movement. Clinical services include social work, psychology and nursing. Offers supported/ competitive job placements with long term support services. Program activities operate under the guidelines established by the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities and the Department of Labor. Limited transportation provided for individuals. Program offered at 2 locations in Bohemia.SuffolkWORK ACTIVITIES PROGRAMAHRC SUFFOLK

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