Supported and Vocational Employment Services
- Pathway to Employment: Assists in discovery of a person's skills, interests, and abilities. Duration of the program is the lesser 278 hours or 365 days, and participants are involved in at least two vocational activities and three short vocational experiences during the program.
- Support Employment (SEMP): Provides the supports needed to obtain and maintain paid, competitive jobs in the community at or above minimum wage. Individuals with ID/DD typically transition to SEMP after they receive supported employment services through the NYS Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR), and require limited job coaching to successfully maintain their employment. Individuals also come to supported employment from programs that offer intensive training through OPWDD.
Eligibility: Determined by NYS OPWDD.
Application Process: Call for information.
Required Documentation: Call for information.
Coverage Note: Wayne County.
This program is offered at this site:
Newark NY 14513
The Arc Wayne provides individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their families with residential, rehabilitation, crisis intervention, clinical supports, Early Intervention and pre-K services, work opportunities and support services, recreation, day services, and more. The Arc Wayne also offers care management and Behavioral Health Home- and Community-Based Services for Medicaid recipients with high needs, as well as criminal justice programs.
Newark NY 14513
Hours: M-F 8:00AM-4:00PM Crisis intervention and residential services accessible 24 hours a day
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