Supported Employment

Supported EmploymentPDI believes that anyone who wants to work can work. Our mission it to assist people with disabilities find real work for competitive wages.

We match employee skill with employer needs.

Pre-placement Services

  • Profiling of applicants to understand interests, strengths and skills
  • Job readiness skills training (resume building, help with job applications, interviewing skills)
  • Social Security Consultation
  • Transportation training

Placement Services

  • Creation and negotiation of jobs to meet the needs of employers and applicants
  • Trial work to determine if a strong match has been made

Supported Employment

  • Side by side training of employee until job is routinely mastered to employer standards
  • Building of natural supports within the workplace
  • Implementation of job modifications and adaptations when necessary
  • Ongoing support to both employee and employer beyond the fade out of the employment consultation

Benefits to Employer

  • Pre-screening of applicants
  • Ongoing support from PDI
  • Tax benefits
  • Workforce diversification
  • Making a difference in the lives of others


Supported Employment Brochure