Supported Employment/Extended Services

Supported Employment/Extended Services currently provides training and support to over 60 people with developmental disabilities as well as people with mental illness. Our department works with a variety of referral sources and other community agencies to provide the best possible service assisting people in finding and maintaining competitive community-based employment of their choice. Once the initial employment is found, we then provide trained staff that work with and teach the supported employee the skills needed to maintain his/her position.

Supports come in a variety of methods, from on-site support to intermittent supports to monitor success on the job. We work closely with the employee and employer to facilitate success and satisfaction on the job. Supported Employment reaches far beyond the scope of training and support. We are very active with employer education and advocacy. We serve on several organizational committees, which include The Fargo-Moorhead Mayor’s Committee on Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Association of Persons in Supported Employment (APSE) and Agencies and Businesses Linked to Employment (ABLE).

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