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

  • Target
  • Golden Corral
  • Burlington
  • Westminster shores and Palms
  • John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital
  • Publix
  • McDonalds
  • The Car Auction
  • Morton Plant
  • Wendy’s
  • Winn Dixie
  • Arbor Oaks
  • Eckerd College
  • Bayfront 
  • Thrift City
  • Largo Movie Theatre
  • Pinch a Penney
  • Gibbs high
  • Dixie high
  • Gulfport Rehabilitation
  • Lakeside Oaks
  • Weecare preschool
  • St Pete yacht club
  • East Bay Animal Hospital
  • Walmart
  • Trader Joes
  • TSE Industries
  • Allen’s Sport Center
  • Glory Days
  • The Alden Beach Resort

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!"