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Friday, April 18, 2014

Employment Services for Adults with Disabilities - Jewish Vocational Service (JVS) Chicago

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JVS Employment Services for People with Disabilities support adults and youth who face barriers to employment.

If you have a disability or other challenge that makes it hard for you to find or keep a job, we can help.
Adults with a referral from the Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) are eligible for these free programs. If you don’t have a referral, but you believe you qualify, we can help you obtain the referral.
For Youth Services, click here.
JVS has helped thousands of people gain skills and experience and find permanent employment.
Take the first step: call us at 855-INFO-JVS (855-463-6587) to find out more.

Services for People with Disabilities

…if you’re an adult living in Chicagoland, and meet one of the following conditions:
  • Disability or other barrier to success
  • Deaf or hard of hearing
  • Ex-offender
  • Low-income
  • No high school diploma
  • Homeless
JVS Adult Services will help you
  • Identify your interests and abilities
  • Map out a career path
  • Learn job search techniques
  • Create a rѐsumѐ
  • Practice interviewing skills
  • Find a job
  • On-the-job coaching and support
  • Obtain worksite accommodations
We’ll also help you access community resources such as transportation assistance, job accommodations, childcare, and emergency financial assistance.
Employment services for people with disabilites or who are deaf and hard of hearing are available with referral from the IllinoisDepartment of Human Services Divisionof Rehabilitation Services.

Contact us

For more information, to forward referrals, or to schedule an appointment, call 855-INFO-JVS (855-463-6587) or email info@jvschicago.org.
For Jewish Vocational Service, visit: http://jvschicago.org/

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