Easter Seals Southern Georgia is currently looking for dedicated individuals to become a home provider for children or adults with disabilities. Host homes or life sharing arrangements are a part of the services we provide.
Family Support is a broad based category that serves children and adults, ages 3 and up, who have intellectual/development disabilities and autism. The goal of family support is to keep families together, until the individual with a disability chooses to live independently.
Easter Seals Southern Georgia's capital campaign has raised over $300,000 since it launched the campaign in February last year. The goal is $500,000. The money goes to building a new and bigger Megan's House so that more families can utilize the respite home.
Easter Seals offers services for the whole person. Although individuals seek out Easter Seals Southern Georgia for help with employment problems, significant issues in other life areas often negatively affect employability. Certain non-core services have proven valuable in the pursuit of employability. Certain non-core services have proven valuable in the pursuit of employment independence.
One of the barriers to transportation independence is often a lack of driver's license. Easter Seals Southern Georgia provides classroom training. The fee-sponsored service is paid for by the DOL Rehabilitation Services.
Literacy and GED Services:
Another significant barrier to gainful employment is poor literacy skills and lack of high school diploma or GED. Easter Seals provides instruction and time off from work to facilitate workers improving skills. Obtainment of the GED is one goal of the literacy training effort.
Gathering information needed to answer the question, “Where do I go from here?”
Limited Vocational Evaluation:
Briefly addressing the questions:
What is your previous job training?
What is your previous work experience?
What do you want to do next?
How does your disability support or hinder your goals?
What other services might support your goals?
What do we need to start on today?
Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation:
Includes all of the components of a limited vocational evaluation plus extensive standardized testing to more fully link previous training, experience, and abilities to goals. The outcome is the same; a prescription for employment success.
Includes all the components of a limited vocational evaluation plus assignment to a job after training and under close supervision. Work evaluation is usually most helpful for people who have never held a job.
The objective of Job Readiness Training is to give individuals with disabilities an opportunity to develop job seeking and job retention skills.
Pre-Employment Analysis is the set of instructional activities and peer supports provided as an individual is preparing for employment.
Instructional activities designed to give individuals an opportunity to develop job seeking and job retention skills.
The outcome of assessment services is a report which recommends job placement options or further services leading to job placement.
The Easter Seals Work Adjustment Center is proud to provide the community and its companies with a trained, supervised workforce which employs disadvantaged citizens who are economically challenged. Your company maybe searching for alternatives to adding additional workers.
Easter Seals can be your staffing solution:
We can arrange for our employees to work on your site or the work can be performed in our workshop.
We are prepared with a fully insured and supervised staff.
We have the space and accommodations to meet your needs.
We will provide the level of quality that your specifications require.
Easter Seals can deliver on short-term projects or long-term projects at a very low cost.
Why? Our employees are paid a piece rate.
How do you benefit? Your overhead and overtime cost will reduce because you will only pay for actual work produced.
Expenses you can eliminate:
Benefits: Medical, Vacation and Sick Leave
Recruiting and additional Payroll, Overtime
In-House Supervisory Cost
Work experience and capabilities:
Small parts assembly
Small parts disassembly
Folding, packing apparel
Hand and power tools
Box folding and assembly
Box gluing and assembly
Hand collating, folding
Shrink wrap services
Heat Sealing poly bags
Packing, shipping parts
Lining tote bags
The Work Adjustment Center has the equipment and space to do the job you need done. Our facility consists of:
5,000 square feet of climate controlled workshop and production space
Over 400 square feet of dust free work areas
Single bay loading dock
Central pressurized air system
Delivery truck, fork lift, hot glue guns, heavy duty box stapler
Commercial sewing machines
Commercial washers and dryers
Want to know more?
If you have a vacant position and you are considering workers with disabilities, or simply want to speak to someone to learn more, please contact us.
Our laundry service offers a drop off service. Leave your laundry and let us do the work for you! We wash, dry, and fold your clothes. Our service is easy, affordable, and convenient!
The goal of Easter Seals of Southern Georgia's Laundry Program is to assist the persons served to obtain the skills that will enable them to lead productive lives, with dignity and independence, as determined by their individual abilities and desires.
$0.80 per pound for clothes, towels, sheets, etc.
$8.00 for twin size comforters
$10.00 for full or double size comforters
$12.00 for queen or king size comforters
$2.00 per piece
$3.25 for dresses
$4.00 for flat work
Your support of Easter Seals Southern Georgia's laundry service helps to provide jobs for individuals with disabilities.