||Developmentally Disabled Services
731 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva
Provides pre-vocational services designed to assist individuals towards
obtaining employment in their fields of choice, pre-vocational services
provide practice for the retention of skills, and support for those volunteering
or working to solve workplace difficulties.
New York Makes Work Pay
Statewide initiative intended to dramatically improve the rate of employment
among people with disabilities funded by the Center for Medicaid
Services. The initiative's seven goals target sustainable, comprehensive
policy and practice solutions to address the state's estimated
70% unemployment rate among working-age people with disabilities. It
will positively impact individuals, employers, service providers, communities,
funders and policy-makers by building skills, awareness, partnerships
and resources to achieve improved and lasting workforce participation
and self-sufficiency outcomes. Toll-free Work Incentives
Hotline to answer calls on a wide range of issues related to benefits and
work. The hotline is available during business hours on Monday through
Friday, except on holidays, and every effort will be made to return calls
the same day or within one business day.
Vocational & Education Services for Individuals with Disabilities
109 S. Union St., Rochester
VESID, promotes the development of students with disabilities to be
lifelong learners. VESID provides funds to students who have significant
disabilities and who need training to meet their employment goals
as agreed upon with the rehabilitation counselors for the agency. Funding
is provided based on income and severity of need of education.
Employment opportunities, training and placement for individuals.
150 Van Buren St., Newark
Key Industries provides vocational rehabilitation services such as evaluation,
skill training, career counseling, job placement, job coaching,
work experience for transitioning students.