Employment

Career Assistance for People With Autism

A guide for people with autism or their caregiver. Find resources, advice, articles and other information helpful for people with Autism who are seeking employment.
Link: Career Assistance for People with Autism

Career Assistance for The Deaf & Hearing Impaired

Articles, tips, videos, and other information to help people who are deaf or hearing impaired get hired.
Link: Career Assistance for the Deaf & Hearing Impaired

Delaware Initiative – Advancing Employment of People with Disabilities

Link: Employment First Oversight Committee
Link: A Better Bottom Line – Employing People with Disabilities In Delaware
Address: DVR, P.O. Box 9969, Wilmington, DE 19809
Contact: (302)761-8275

Disability.Gov Guide To Employment

Helping people with disabilities become employed. Find programs and services that offer job training and help in finding employment.

Website: Disability.Gov’s Guide To Employment

DisAbled Person Employment Site

A premier Job Board for People with Disabilities. Jobs posted by companies who are looking to hire people with disabilities.

Website: DisAbledPerson.com

Integrated Employment Toolkit – Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)

A collection of resources that can be used to increase understanding about the value and potential of integrated employment. The Toolkit includes practical and adaptable information to facilitate integrated employment across all levels. Integrated employment places both youth and adults in regular jobs in their communities, along with any needed supports, so they can earn a decent wage.

LinkIntegrated Employment Toolkit

Delaware Jobs Program

Employment and Training
Division of Social Services, P.O. Box 906, New Castle, DE 19702
(302)577-4451

Delaware State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

4425 North Market Street, Wilmington DE
P.O. Box 9969, Wilmington, DE 19809
(302)761-8275

Delaware State Job Training Partnership Act

Department of Labor – Stockton Building
P.O. Box 9969, Newark, DE 19714
(302)368-6810

First State Community Action Agency

First State provides a variety of programs and services designed to educate, motivate, and support those in need on the road to self-sufficiency. Programs and services include employment and job training, youth and family resources, housing, and emergency services.

Website: First State Community Action Agency

2016 Pre-Employment Transition Services Overview

A Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) program whose goal is to provide innovative employment focused programs statewide to students with a disability or students potentially eligible for DVR services who are enrolled in school, and are between 14 and 21.

Interested youth, families and school advisors should contact providers from the attached list for enrollment. These programs are offered at no cost to participants with the exception of the UD Center for Disabilities Studies EDGE Extension Program.

Link: 2016 Pre-Employment Transition Services Overview

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