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Alpha Behavior Strategies
Alpha Behaviors is a company in Denver, CO that helps teach adults and adolecents with special needs as well as vetrans be more self-sufficent. Or anyone that feels like they are stuck in a rut career wise and want to shake things up! Below are some of the services they provide and some of these can be at no cost to you if you fit the requiremenents.
The Chicago Lighthouse
The Chicago Lighthouse is a world-renowned social service organization serving the blind, visually impaired, disabled and Veteran communities. Recognized as a pioneer in innovation since 1906, The Chicago Lighthouse provides vision rehabilitation services, education, employment opportunities and assistive technology for people of all ages.
We help our clients build valuable skills, reach professional goals and develop strategies for career advancement, while helping employers implement practices that are inclusive of people with disabilities.
Our social enterprises provide meaningful career opportunities for individuals facing barriers to employment, while earning revenues to supplement Chicago Lighthouse programs and services.
Our education programs help children and students learn to meet developmental and educational milestones, build supportive relationships, and fully participate in their communities.
We help our clients maximize independent functioning through programs that build confidence, provide social interaction and teach lessons in daily living.
Our team of specialists provides access to cutting-edge technology, assistive devices and independent living aids to help individuals with visual impairments live life to the fullest.
Our vision care services are designed to nurture and empower patients at every stage of vision loss. We strive to create a warm therapeutic relationship between our patients and practitioners.
BioScan Tek, Inc., a FIRM System partner, is based in Wheaton, IL. We provide both mobile and on location livescan fingerprinting, background checks and photography. We can do a small training class, large group class or individuals. We also offer Child Safety ID kits with your child's infomation on a CD or USB Flash drive for you to secure.
We began offering services at our company headquarters in Wheaton, IL in 2012 and are now offering livescan fingerprinting and photo services in cities throughout Illinois.
Our staff is comprised of a knowledgeable, experienced and caring group of people focused on providing the best experience possible for our customers.
You can trust that our staff of professionals will offer you a great service at a fair price.
Department of General Services, West Sacramento CA.
The Department of General Services (DGS) is a state government agency located in West Sacramento and provides many services throughout the state of California. DGS is committed to providing excellence in the business of government and takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer.
The Department of General Services acts as the business manager for the state of California. DGS helps state government better serve the public by providing services to state agencies including procurement and acquisition solutions, real estate management, leasing and design services, environmentally friendly transportation, and architectural oversight and funding for the construction of safe schools, and much more!
DGS is an organization with a culture that centers on our employees, vision, and values with accountable management dedicated to staff and public service.
DGS offers great compensation opportunities and full benefits, job security and flexibility, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, and opportunity for career advancement and upward mobility, health, dental & vision insurance for the entire family, and an excellent pension plan!
The Recruitment team at DGS can assist candidates with aligning their skills, interests, and experience with the right job opportunity.
With 18 lines of business, DGS has an opportunity for you!
Synapse House is a Clubhouse model program for survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury and stroke. We offer cognitive, social, psychosocial and vocational rehabilitation services with a focus on wellness, acceptance and commitment to being the best that we can be. Our mission is engage, empower and employ.
We have a social enterprise business, Flour to Empower, which is a bakery and candy making business that employs members and allows them to obtain a food handler card and work together with skill and dedication. We are one of the few programs serving this population and have recently acquired a contract with the Division of Rehabilitation Services to provide Supported Employment Program services.
Our clients are recipients of Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) and (SSI) and receive our free help to find suitable employment in either Work At Home or community positions in 47 states.
Our services are absolutely FREE to qualified beneficiaries and also all employers who enjoy hiring our pre-screened candidates.
Employment Options is a national Social Security Administration (SSA) Employment Network in the Ticket To Work program. For over 20 years, we have helped 1000’s of our clients successfully return to work.
For over 20 years, we have helped candidates with
- Assessing skills and abilities
- Choosing suitable jobs
- Application completion
- Preparing a resume
- Interview practice
- Final job placement
Alliance of Disability Advocates
Centers for Independent Living (CILs) have been at the forefront of activism and leadership on any and all issues affecting people with disabilities – issues like accessibility, public accommodations, transportation, and education. These activities are critical in achieving full inclusion in community life. CILs work with local, state, and national leaders to bring about change and create opportunities.
We provide several services including Individual advocacy skills which allow people with disabilities to become proficient in their efforts to increase their access to the services and programs they desire in the community they choose. ADA helps each individual develop effective communication skills so they gain the necessary support services to accomplish their personal goals including developing job readiness skills. This is accomplished by a Community Inclusion Specialist working directly with a consumer.
Midwest Shelter for Homeless Veterans
Vision: To end veteran homelessness so that no person who has defended our homes goes without a home.
Values: Compassion, Dedication, Integrity, Responsibility, Welcoming, "Can-Do" Attitude, and Individualized Care
To empower at-risk veterans, and their families, to become self-sufficient, productive members of their communities.
COMPUTER TRAINING: Donka, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides computer training, assistive technology training and job readiness services to persons with physical, visual, and limited learning disabilities. By learning to access and operate a computer with assistive technology, our students become more independent and self-sufficient at work, school, and home.
JOB PLACEMENT: We work with candidates to identify skills and capabilities, define job search, discover employment interest. Donka helps job seekers overcome the barriers to employment – connecting to transportation resources, housing resources, mental health resources, and provides weekly meetings to address all issues.
The College Internship Program
The College Internship Program or CIP is a comprehensive transition program for young adults age 18-26 with autism and other learning differences. CIP supports students as they transition to college and the workplace with locations in Indiana, Massachusetts, Florida, Northern and Southern California.
All students have internships or jobs and live independently in apartments. Students also receive a variety of support in areas including Individual Therapy; Advising; Tutorials; Social Skills and Social Mentoring; Relationship Development Groups; Sensory Integration; Wellness; Executive Functioning; Residential support; career supports, recreational programming, etc. CIP welcomes part-time and full-time employment opportunities for their students and alumni around the country.
Please visit www.cipworldwide.org or call 877-566-9247 for more information.