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HRC's Employment Services offer numerous options for those interested in entering the community workforce. Pennsylvania is an "Employment First" state in which training, education, and support are provided to assist individuals in achieving personal goals.
The Community Integrated Employment program helps individuals find, secure and maintain competitive employment in the community. They do this by matching a job seeker with a job, assisting in the application and interview process and providing one on one job coaching once a job is attained.
Small group employment assists individuals in transitioning to integrated employment through a coached group setting in a community workplace.
This program works hand in hand with local school districts, providing students ages 14 and up a smooth transition to life after graduation. Assistance may vary with each student.
“Employers have recognized for some time that it’s smart business to have a diverse workforce – one in which many views are represented and everyone’s talents are valued. Well, disability is part of diversity.” – Thomas Perez