hireAbility

disabilities-employment

hireAbility offers an empowering, customized employment program to assist individuals of all ages, skill levels and experiences, living with an intellectual disability, mental illness, or physical disability or chronic disease by preparing them for competitive, integrated employment.

Services for Adults (over age 18 and out of school)

  • Customized assessments, including community-based work assessments and vocational evaluations to identify skills and strengths and how to apply them to an individual’s area of interest
  • Individualized review and discussion of assessment to identify right career track
  • Assistance provided every step of the way from a personal Community Employment Specialist
  • Job readiness, identifying and searching for jobs, and interviewing skills
  • Making the right match between the employer’s needs and the candidate’s abilities
  • Job placement assistance
  • On-the-job coaching
  • Customized employment services
  • Community integrated employment
  • Ticket to Work and ongoing benefits counseling

Services for Youth (age 14-21 and in-school)

  • Career advising and interest inventory
  • Work-readiness and skill-building
  • Group instruction
  • Internship opportunities
  • Job shadowing, development and/or coaching
  • Job placement

Eligibility

Individuals age 18 or older living with a physical, intellectual, or mental health disability, or a chronic condition; for youth services, additional eligibility requirements apply (including specific schools), please contact program for details.

Cost

No cost to those who qualify.

Location

Pennsylvania (adult):
2770 Red Lion Road
Philadelphia, PA  19114

Pennsylvania (youth):
441 N. 5th Street, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19123

Note: Locations dependent on activity or service being provided.

New Jersey:
Camden County College
P.O. Box 200
College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012

Hours

Monday – Friday
9 am – 5 pm

Contact

TEL: 215.728-4452 (PA Adult)
TEL: 215.238-3181 (PA Youth)
TEL: 856.374.4921 (NJ)
EMAIL: hireAbility@jevs.org

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