Supported Employment Program
The Workshop and the Supported Employment Program (SEP) provides support and services to individuals with developmental disabilities. The program helps individuals obtain competitive work in their community and provides support to ensure each individual's success in the workplace.
Individuals utilize their own personal strengths, talents and abilities while working for compensation in a community-integrated work environment.
Assistance and Support
As part of the Supported Employment Program, The Workshop provides job placement assistance, supervised employment training, vocational development, and job coaching to individuals who have disabilities that impede their ability to acquire successful, independent, competitive employment.
Our program helps the individuals understand and learn:
There are many capable workers at The Workshop. Businesses willing to offer employment opportunities to the individuals we serve should contact Cindy Foley, Placement Coordinator, at 815-777-2211.
Results in the Last 12 Months
73 Consumers worked daily in Workshop industries
7 Consumers were placed at local businesses
10 Community-placed consumers participated in Job-Club
35 Consumers participated in the Senior Program