COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT

Our Supported Employment Services provide unique employment opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. PARC offers continuing assistance to maintain long-term competitive employment for individuals who have previously been unable to succeed in traditional employment.

Values of Supported Employment

  • Inclusion in the community
  • Placement in competitive employment
  • Individualized plan development
  • Support from family, friends and coworkers
  • Offers a commensurate pay rate
  • Integrated work settings
  • Increases natural supports
  • Promotes social integration and productivity

BENEFITS TO THE EMPLOYER

• Lower turnover rates
• Decrease in company costs
• Diversifies the workplace culture
• Federal tax incentives
• Build a new market or customer base
• Reimbursement for the trainee's salary
• Job-site assessment and any needed accommodations
• Support services

  • Westminster Shores and Palms
  • McDonalds
  • The Car Auction
  • Morton Plant
  • Wendy’s
  • Winn Dixie
  • Walmart
  • Allen’s Sport Center
  • Aramark (USF)
  • Publix
  • Northside Hospital
  • Red Lobster
  • Taco Bell
  • Home Team Car wash
  • John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
  • Healthcare Service
  • Cypress Palms
  • PSTA
  • Pinellas County Schools
  • Morton Plant Mease
  • Sam’s Club
  • Lakeside Oaks
  • East Bay Animal Hospital
  • Pinch a Penney
  • Gibbs high
  • Harold Seltzers Steakhouse
  • Mercury Medical

Brian Rothey

Director of Adult Community Programs
(727) 345-9111 EXT. 6907
"This wonderful program offers assistance to job-seekers in the areas of career exploration, interviewing skills, job development, placement, and ongoing support needed for those who want to maintain long-term competitive employment within their community!"
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