Supported Employment

Supported Employment

Supported work group for individuals with developmental disabilities to share a work position with onsite staff supports

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Service Overview

This program offers part-time employment opportunities for a limited number of individuals.  Region Ten staff match individuals to job availability and provide transportation to jobsite, supervise the accomplishment of job tasks, and interact with employers as needed to ensure smooth employment.

 


Program Length
Varies depending on individual needs.
Contact Info
Available Locations
Eligibility Criteria
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have diagnosis of intellectual or developmental disability
  • Must have funding source for full payment of service. (Medicaid Waiver or private pay)
  • Must be able to physically perform job requirements with staff supports
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  • Personal care supplies if needed: briefs, medical supplies (finger sticks, test strips), change of clothing, special eating utensils/clothing protection gear
  • Medication in pharmacy packaging
  • Signed Physician’s order documenting all prescribed and OTC medications and health care protocols
  • Appropriate work attire

FAQs

You can find answers to our most frequently asked questions about this service here. If you’ve got a question we haven’t covered, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Expand How do I get a referral into the Meadowcreek Supported Employment program? How do I get a referral into the Meadowcreek Supported Employment program?

Referrals are made through DD Case managers.  Case managers assist with referral and coordination of DARS or Medicaid Waiver eligibility.

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Expand What kinds of services can I expect with Meadowcreek Supported Employment? What kinds of services can I expect with Meadowcreek Supported Employment?

The program is based on person-centered values; individuals choose personal goals and activities and have opportunities to suggest new areas of interest for classes and activities. Community activities are provided weekly.

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Expand What are some examples of exclusionary criteria for programs at Meadowcreek? What are some examples of exclusionary criteria for programs at Meadowcreek?
  • Clients are unwilling to participate in implementation of ISP.
  • If there is a documented reason that placement of a client in the program at a given time would not be in the best interest of the applicant and/or the current participants of that program due to the client’s needs and wants exceeding the programs available resources, services would not be offered.
  • Violent or threatening behaviors that pose a threat to the safety and welfare of clients and staff.
  • Disruptive behaviors that interfere with the service delivery to other clients.
  • Limited openings for individuals who are non-ambulatory due to safety and staffing ratios.
  • Personal care, medical or behavior support needs exceed staff resources to safely and adequately support individual.
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Expand Can I smoke? Can I smoke?

Region Ten buildings and grounds are smoke free. We offer Auricular acupuncture and smoking cessation groups, which have been proven to help reduce cravings.

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Key resources

Region Ten Financial/Billing Resources
DBHDS Resources for DD
CSB Directory
Community Mental Health and Wellness Coalition
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