GIGI U offers educational programs for adults with Down Syndrome. All groups are offered free of charge and focus on career development by working on skills through money management, public speaking, customer service, job interviewing, computer skills and wellness.
Specialist helps individuals through coordination and assistance of a placement plan, goals, resource building, refining of the job search, retaining job leads, setting up informal interviews, job shadowing opportunities, assessments, internships and placement in a permanent job.
Resource center for self-help job seekers.
Inter- and intra-state employment placement and information. Referrals to training. Labor market information.
Job search assistance.
Veteran employment services.
Proficiency testing. Testing for state employment.
National Career Readiness Certif...
Work Services programs are designed for individuals who may require more direct supervision than one might get in a community position. Provides paid work opportunities in sheltered workshop settings where individuals concentrate on developing a strong work ethic, good work habits, and proficient skills. Workers are trained in performing service co...
Provides employment, training on using smart phones and computers and other technology for anyone who can’t see a screen clearly, orientation and mobility services, recreational and cultural programs (including audio description services) adapted for people with limited or no vision.
Services to persons with developmental disabilities.
Residential services, alternative living.
Family and medical support services, respite care, (402) 444-4679.
Supported employment services and job search, (402) 444-4530.
Contract Procurement/ Enclaves/Business in Industr...
GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF CENTRAL IOWA improves the quality of life of individuals by providing training, education and employment programs.
SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT assists those who have barriers to employment in obtaining and maintaining employment in the community.
PROJECT SEARCH is in collaboration with Hy-Vee to offer an inter...
Improves the quality of life of individuals by providing training, education and employment programs.
SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT services are designed to provide personalized assistance to individuals with disabilities. Encouragement in independence by helping job-seekers get the skills necessary to find and maintain employment in the communit...
Community based residential programs for persons with intellectual disabilities over 18 years of age; private and state placements; teach daily living, hygiene, cooking, independent living skills, and mobility skills.
Sheltered workshop for persons with intellectual disabilities.
Job skills and job placement.
Offers numerous training and work opportunities for persons with mental illnesses, personality disorders, and behavior disorders to learn the job skills and gain the work experience necessary to attain and maintain employment in the community. Job-seeking assistance, individualized instruction, on and off-site job coaching in the community, traini...