Employment Services Eligibility Criteria

Services are available for individuals with developmental or physical disabilities and are tailored to meet each individual's unique needs.

In addition to having a referral from the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) or the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) applicants for services must meet the following criteria.

The presence of a disability which impairs the individual's employability at the time of intake. Medical/psychological documentation of diagnosed disability required.
Desire to receive employment services from SKCAC Industries and Employment Services.
Desire to improve work skills, work behaviors and be an active participant in the services provided by SKCAC.
A joint decision by the applicant, referring agent, applicant's guardian/advocate (if applicable) and SKCAC program staff that SKCAC's employment services will meet the current needs of the individual and there is a reasonable expectation that SKCAC's employment services will enhance the individual's work skills and work behaviors leading to employment in a community based setting.
Minimum age 18 (DVR) or 21 (DDD). Exceptions made with approval from funding agency.
Funding source providing fees for services rendered by SKCAC Industries and Employment Services.
Work behaviors appropriate for a work setting/environment. No known safety concerns to self or others.
Capable of maintaining personal cleanliness, eating and caring for toileting needs with assistance.
Able to take prescribed medication at time specified with minimal assistance (reminders).
Transportation to and from SKCAC or the specified work site. Transportation and transportation training are not provided by SKCAC.
Able to communicate with others by speech, writing or other means.
Willingness to accept SKCAC Industries and Employment Services as a transitional rehabilitation facility with the expressed purpose of training, leading to employment in the community.
Submit to a thirty (30) day SKCAC Industries and Employment Services evaluation to determine applicant/services/program suitability.

Using SKCAC Employment Services and Waiting List
The popularity of SKCAC's employment services can often require us to establish a waiting list for some services. If you have or can get a referral from DDD or DVR contact us to setup a meeting with a SKCAC employment services staff member to complete an application for services

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