Disability Related Center Based Employment

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    Programs that provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn and practice work skills in a separate and supported environment. Participants may be involved in the program on a transitional or ongoing basis, and are paid for their work, generally under a piecework arrangement. The nature of the work and the types of disabilities represented in the workforce vary widely by program and by the area in which the organization is located. Individuals participate in center-based employment for a variety of reasons including severity of disability, need for additional training or experience, need for a protected environment and/or lack of availability of community-based employment.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Employment and Vocational Support Services-Mountain Valley Developmental ServicesOur employment services provide opportunities to work in a variety of settings located throughout the community and provides ongoing support to maintain employment including: - Job development and exploration services - Job analysis to match potential employee’s skills with employer needs - Support to employer and employee - Instruction of skills to increase productivity and independence - Development of appropriate interpersonal relationships with co-workers and supervisors - Information and training on the use of public transportation - Employment at Mountain Valley Textile & Gifts store in downtown Glenwood Springs. - Employment and training opportunities are also available by being served at Mountain Valley Greenhouse located at the Main agency of Mountain Valley Developmental services. Garfield County700 Mt. Sopris Drive, Glenwood Springs - Mountain Valley Developmental ServicesMountain Valley Developmental Services
    Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (Colorado Springs) - Blue Star RecyclersOffers employment opportunities for individuals with autism and other disabilities. These positions include the deconstruction of IT assets and other electronics, warehouse and logistics team positions.El Paso CountyColorado Springs - Blue Star RecyclersBlue Star Recyclers
    Employment for Individuals with Disabilities (Denver) - Blue Star RecyclersOffers employment opportunities for individuals with autism and other disabilities. These positions include the deconstruction of IT assets and other electronics, warehouse and logistics team positions.Denver CountyDenver - Blue Star RecyclersBlue Star Recyclers
    Employment Services - STRiVEVocationally-based employment related services to individuals with developmental disabilities. Employment programs include but are not limited to: - Small Group Community Employment which connects individuals with developmental disabilities with work opportunities with local businesses in the community. - Pre-Vocational Services which teaches skills that can be used in different areas of the workforce such as preparing an individual for paid employment and life skills such as task completion and problem solving as well as others. - Specialized Habilitation Services and Supports which assists individuals with the retention or improvement of self-help, socialization and adaptive skills provided in a non-integrated setting. - Uniquely Yours Specialty Retail offers locally made gifts, jewelry and home goods. Provides job training and employment development to individuals with disabilities. Uniquely Yours is located at 443 Main Street, Grand Junction, Colorado. Mesa CountySTRiVESTRiVE
    Mountain Valley Developmental ServicesMountain Valley Developmental Services is there to encourage and support individuals with developmental disabilities, enhance their ability to live, learn, and work in an independent and inclusive manner, and to educate the community about their contributions and capabilities.Garfield County700 Mt. Sopris Drive, Glenwood Springs - Mountain Valley Developmental ServicesMountain Valley Developmental Services
    Work and Life Skills for Individuals with Disabilities - Pueblo Diversified Industries-PDIProvides individuals with disabilities opportunities for work and life experiences that allow them to gain independence and increase self esteem.Pueblo CountyTraining, Jobs, Life Skills for Individuals with Disabilities ProgramPueblo Diversified Industries-PDI

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