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Job Placement and Supported Employment

Empower helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, or with mental health conditions, to meet their job goals. Through work, people improve their self-esteem and friendships.

Some of the services we provide:

  • Development of job opportunities in the community
  • Job placement
  • Job coaching before, during and after job placement
  • On-the-job training and help with integrating into the work setting

Empower’s Supported Employment Program is certified by the NYS Office of People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD), NYS Office of Mental Health (OMH), and Offices of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES-VR).

To enroll in Empower’s Supported Employment program, call (716) 299-0851.