Supported Employment

Empower’s Supported Employment Program assists individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability with their employment goals in the following ways:

  • Job development
  • Job coaching before, during, and after job placement
  • Job coaches help train individuals on-the-job and ensure full integration in the work setting
  • Follow-along services

Benefits of participating in Empower’s Supported Employment program:

  • Enhanced self esteem
  • Refined skills and abilities
  • Feeling of being a part of a social environment to meet people and form friendships

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.