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Summer 2020 Work and Grow

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Easterseals is a leader in preparing developmentally and intellectually diverse adults for community employment and integration in Greater Cincinnati. We are proud to build on our expertise and introduce new Work & Grow programs specifically designed for a safe transition back into the community and how individuals can protect themselves and others from germs like the coronavirus.

With health and safety a top priority, you can be assured that all of our program sites have been state and county approved to operate. Our goal is to provide program options in a secure environment that promote positive growth, engagement, and socialization – while also sharing how everyone plays a part in staying healthy.

Program sizes will be limited and offered in two different age groups.

For individuals ages 16 – 25 (Mason & Norwood):

This Work & Grow program will focus on identifying strengths and improving skills for community employment. Curriculum covers job readiness, job retention, navigating work environments and daily living skills. Easterseals staff will work to set up informative virtual interviews, job shadowing when possible, and small groups for work-related exercises.

For individuals 25 and older (Clifton and College Hill):

Work & Grow for adults 25 and older will focus on learning the basics of living in our new world with COVID-19. Participants will learn how to stay safe and healthy at home and on the job will building skills for:

Curriculum can be customized to the individual’s likes and interests. As businesses reopen and expand hiring, small groups may go out into the community for activities or volunteer at our partnering sites in compliance with Ohioans Protecting Ohioans regulations.

Safety Focus

Easterseals Work & Grow sites have been inspected and approved to operate by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, Hamilton County Developmental Disability Services, the Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and the Warren County Board of Developmental Disabilities.

Our safety protocols include:

Sessions available


Monday – Friday
9 am – 3 pm

Drop-offs begin at 8:30 am
Pick-up by 3:30 pm

For more information, including locations, pricing & funding support:

Contact Cindy Aardema

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