Employment

ECF CHOICES program

The ECF CHOICES program launched in July 2016 with the goal of helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to work and to live as independently as possible. In its first year, the program enrolled 1,500 people. In 2018, the program is slated to expand and enroll up to 2,700 members.

Job Wise Nashville

JobWise has been partnering with Vocational Rehabilitation Services for over 14 years assisting people with disabilities find meaningful competitive employment in the community.

Possibility Place

Possibility Place will strive to provide job training and volunteer skills where the participant can contribute to society and find personal fulfillment, training for independent living skills, opportunities for further learning of basic reading, math, and computer skills, training for a lifetime of healthy lifestyle habits including recreation, exercise, and healthy choices, opportunities to build friendships and learn strong social skills, and opportunities for the participants to grow mentally, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.

Transition Tennessee

Tennessee’s online home for training and resources on preparing students with disabilities for life after high school. Consider this the “blueprint” to building a comprehensive transition program for your students. Learn about the best practices and practical strategies for special educators, families, and other transition team members as you fill your toolbox with key tools for success.

Tennessee Works

Elevating employment outcomes for people with disabilities.