Easterseals Rhode Island provides supported employment services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other potential employment barriers. These services are delivered in integrated community-based settings with the goal of obtaining competitive employment in the person’s desired area of vocational interest.
In our model, entitled EmploymentWORKS!, an assigned and integrated team of ESRI staff provide supportive services to help participants:
ESRI maintains community business partners in areas that include food service, retail, maintenance, custodial, hospitality, and many others.
Participants may also utilize Fedcap’scurriculum, which was developed to assist individuals in exploring their values about work, the strengths and assets they bring to the employment environment and to develop specific skills to ensure that they are work ready.
To learn more about EmploymentWORKS!, contact Shawn McCurley at SMcCurley@eastersealsri.org
As part of The Fedcap Group, Easterseals Rhode Island is pleased to participate in iWORK! Powered by The Fedcap Group, iWORK! is a clarion call for giving everyone a fair shot at getting ahead with a good job.
We join our colleagues across The Fedcap Group in working to ensure no one is left behind. Helping people get to work is our contribution to counter exclusion and marginalization.
Learn more on The Fedcap Group’s website.
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