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Jewish Vocational Service

General Info

Program Name
Transitions to Work
Agency Office
75 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
Phone
617-399-3241
Program Type
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Business Filing Type
Corporation
Organizational Type
Non-Profit
Transportation options
MBTA
Hours of Operation
20-30 hours per week
Accessibility Features
Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Near Public Transportation, Able to serve clients in their wheelchair , Accessible Public Transportation, Services at Work
Contact
Mirjana Kulenovic
Services
Community Based Day Program, Job Training, Skills Training
Populations Served
Aphasia, Asperger’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder, Autism Spectrum, Blind, Brain/Head Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Deaf, Depression, Developmental Disability, Epilepsy/seizure Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, Language Impairment, Learning Disabilities, Mental Illness, Multiple Disability, Nonverbal Communication, Physical Disabilities, Speech Impairment, Visual Impairment
Eligibility Requirements
DDS eligibility

Narrative

Transitions to Work provides an extensive training and internship program that enables young adults with a disabilities to deveolop the skills needed for employment.  Once participants complete the training and internship, the program places them in jobs that provide earnings and a sense of purpose.  This model creates strong collaborations with employers to raise awareness about inclusive hiring practices and to engage corporate partners to consider young adults with disabilities as qualified, committed candidates for appropriate employment opportunities.

Licensure

Client Information

Staff to Client Ratios
5 clients to every 1 staff person
Age Range of Clients
18 years to 35 years
Number of Current Clients
64

Towns Served

ALLSTON, BACK BAY, BEACON HILL/WEST END, BOSTON, BROOKLINE, CAMBRIDGE, CHARLESTOWN, CHESTNUT HILL, CHINATOWN, COLUMBIA POINT, DORCHESTER, EAST BOSTON, HYDE PARK, JAMAICA PLAIN, MATTAPAN, NORTH END, ROXBURY, SOMERVILLE, SOUTH BOSTON, SOUTH END, WEST ROXBURY

Record last updated on 01/02/2019

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