This program assists individuals learn more about jobs in their community. This customized program educates individuals on job tasks, requirements, hours, pay, working conditions and more.
The goal of the Connections Program is to acquire, retain, or improve leisure skills, community integration, self-advocacy skills, wellness and safety, mobility, communication, and /or socialization in a small group setting away from the individual’s home.
Individuals ages 16 and up will have an opportunity to try a wide range of activities that take place in the community and on site. Activities vary from month to month. On site activities include making crafts, cooking, projects, learning computer skills, playing games, movies, educational films, review of current events and many more. We have a wide variety of community outings including bowling, picnics, fishing, sporting events, shopping and even optional volunteer projects. Our activities incorporate a broad range of areas relating to leisure, wellness and safety, exercise, community integration, self advocacy, mobility, communication, and learning about available resources in our community.
Programming takes place from 9am to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.
Individuals with disabilities have work skills that can be beneficial for employers. The goal of Supported Employment is to match individuals with work skills to employers who have human resource needs, and to help thos individuals maintian their employment.
The goal of the program is to help individuals gain and maintain work skills and behaviors in a small group, community-based setting. A Work Crew Supervisor provides the training, and general supervision, during the hours set by LifeWorks’ business partners.