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Programs that provide job development, job training, job search, job placement, specialized job situations and other supportive services for individuals and groups who are having difficulty finding paid employment. These programs especially target people who have minimal job skills, veterans, older workers, youth, ex-offenders, public assistance recipients, refugees/immigrants, members of minority groups and others who are vocationally disadvantaged. Included are government-subsidized programs and those offered through the private sector.

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AHEDD, CumberlandAHEDD is a private, nonprofit specialized human resource organization that began in 1977. Everything AHEDD does is geared toward assisting individuals with disabilities to maximize their independence, move toward their financial goals, and be fully included in the workplace. CumberlandAHEDD, CumberlandAHEDD, Inc.
Communities in Schools of Philadelphia - Start on SuccessStart on Success was launched in 1994 in response to the high unemployment and underemployment statistics among people with disabilities. The program offers students an early introduction to the workplace and enables them to learn skills that will allow for a future of independence and self sufficiency. It also demonstrates to employers that these young people can become a highly valued resource in the workplace. This program is a year-round initiative funded by the Philadelphia Youth Network.The program creates a partnership between Communities In Schools of Philadelphia, Inc., the School District of Philadelphia, the National Organization on Disability and the Marriott Foundations Bridges from School to Work Program.PhiladelphiaCommunities in Schools Philadelphia - Philadelphia; Art MuseumCommunities in Schools of Philadelphia
Employment Services Directory - Individuals w/ MH DisabiliesThe Employment Services Directory for Individuals with Mental Health Disablities was created to provide information on community resources, services and supports that are available to individuals in recovery from mental illness who are interested in furthering that recovery through employment. The link to access the Employment Services Directory electronically is Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesCumberland/Perry Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
HACCMission: To provide excellent workforce services and to commit ourselves to the challenge of continuous improvement in our ability to meet the changing and diverse needs of our customers. WIA - Workforce Investment Act - Federally funded program to assist the unemployed and under-employed in obtaining jobs that lead to self-sufficiency. - Assessment and testing - Adult Basic Educationa/GED Preparation - Grant assisted training both on-the-job and traditional classroom - Career coaching - Job search techniques - Employment placement/referralYorkHACCHACC
Job Experience in Food Service for Individuals with Mental and Intellectual Disabilities - Clinton County Community ConnectionsIndividuals with mental and intellectual disabilities who are in the Haven Program use their job readiness skills to operate the 4 C's cafe in the Clinton County Community Center.ClintonClinton County Community Connections-HavenClinton County Community Connections
Oakland Planning and Development Corporation - JobLinks - Certified Nurse Assistant TrainingWe offer training to adults seeking to be trained as Nurse Assistants, and help our students prepare for and pass the state CNA exam. We also help place successful students into jobs. Classes run 120 hours over about four weeks, and include classroom training and hands-on work with real patients, under the guidance of our seasoned instructor. Most classes run during daylight hours; we do run occasional evening classes.AlleghenyOakland Planning and Development Corporation - JobLinksOakland Planning and Development Corporation
Warren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council - Work ReadyAssists clients in transitioning to the EARN (Employment, Advancement, and Retention Network) Program. In Work Ready, clients work toward securing and retaining employment by working with a dedicated Case Manager who, through a service plan, provides services aimed at helping clients to stabilize their situation and overcome any barriers in the way of self-sufficiency. Clients may not participate for more than 12 months and must complete 4 consecutive weeks to successfully complete the program.WarrenWarren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity CouncilWarren-Forest Counties Economic Opportunity Council

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