Easter Seals Massachusetts offers services for Employment, Training, Assistive Technology, community support and Independent Living for veterans.
We work in partnership with many agencies and programs, including One-Stops, the Veterans Workforce Investment Program (VWIP), Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Department of Veterans Services, Veterans Administration, VA Hospitals and the Department of Defense.
National Easter Seals has a long history of serving military families and veterans. To further this commitment, in 2012 Easter Seals partnered with COL David Sutherland (U.S. Army, Retired) and Kim Mitchell (U.S. Navy, former Lt. Commander), to form Easter Seals Dixon Center. This nation-wide collaboration links national, state, and local community outreach and services for veterans and military families. Easter Seals Dixon Center believes veterans and military families can thrive where they live. That thinking carries through in everything we do.
Experienced employment specialists provide training and on-going support so veterans can increase their skills and find good jobs.
Training is tailored to each individual’s interests and covers:
Easter Seals employment specialists:
High- and low-tech devices help veterans with disabilities expand their independence by increasing their access to education, jobs and their communities. Easter Seals MA offers consultation, evaluation and training for computer access and job accommodations. The Easter Seals MA assistive technology staff is nationally recognized for their expertise, which they draw on to develop the best solutions for veterans.
Veterans with disabilities and their families can see, touch and borrow assistive technology devices to make more informed decisions regarding the technology that will meet their needs. Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program and Mini-grant program
This program provides access to low interest cash loans for the purchase of assistive devices and services to improve the quality of life for veterans with disabilities.