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Stable employment to support your recovery.

Are you a current Valley Cities client and interested in returning to the workforce? Our Employment Services Program is a resource to help find and retain fulfilling employment. Employment Services is a Supported Employment Program, meaning that you will have support every step of the way.

Speak to a member of your care team or your Care Coordinator for a referral to Employment Services.


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PROGRAM OVERVIEW
 

Benefits Planning: We can help you understand how work will impact your Social Security benefits and how to utilize associated work incentives.

Vocational Counseling: We can help you choose a career goal based on your interests.

Job Development: We will assist in making connections with employers in the community - read more about our business partnership program below.

Job Placement: We will match your work skills with the needs of local employers.

Job Retention: We will be available to help you adjust to your new position.

Additional Support: We can also connect you to the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation through our liaison relationship.


Business partnerships

Valley Cities works to match the skills of our clients who need work with local businesses that need quality employees for part or full-time work. We also offer diversity training and ongoing support for our clients and local businesses.

We provide: 

  • Internship placements to develop valuable on-the-job experience. 
  • Help with job placement. 
  • Employee retention support to help flourish in your current position. 

Business owners, please contact us via email at employmentservices@valleycities.org, for more information or if you have jobs and internships available.


CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Working a stable job makes me feel great. Being able to make money and provide for myself gives me a great sense of pride.
— Vivian M. 
My vocational specialist has always been available to answer my questions and has been encouraging & wonderfully supportive!
— Jennifer K .

Employer Testimonials

Thanks to Valley Cities, we have an excellent employee at Mental Health Action! Jennifer is an excellent fit and has been from the first day we met her through Catherine and Ana from Valley Cities!
— Helen Nilon, Executive Director, Mental Health Action
Barron is a faithful employee. He was there to help me start the business and will be the last to leave.
— Dennis, owner of Black Dog Brat Haus Creamery

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