Easterseals 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.
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.
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.
Job Readiness/Pre-Placement Training gives individuals with disabilities an opportunity to develop job seeking and job retention skills. Individuals are given instructional activities designed to develop job seeking and job retention skills along with peer supports preparing them for employment.
In the Job Readiness/Pre-Placement Training Program, individuals will:
Identify skills and tasks that they are interested in
Identify similarities between skills and tasks
Identify a potential career
Understand and be able to speak about the concept of skills and jobs
Understand the concepts of the first week of work
Identify the information for a resume
Understand the concepts of finding and holding a job
Understand the concepts of interviewing
Understand the concepts of self concepts and work
Understand the concepts of getting a job
Understand the concepts of completing an application for employment