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

BenefitsTo 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

Participating Employers

  • USF Aramark

  • Cypress Palms

  • Fashionable Hats

  • Winn Dixie

  • Publix

  • All Children’s Hospital

  • Allen Sports

  • Pinellas County Schools

  • McDonalds

  • Sam’s Club

  • Mercury Medical

  • Home Team Car Wash

  • Bayfront Hospital

  • Westminster Palms

  • Walmart

  • PSTA

  • Taco Bell

  • Wendy's

  • Northside Hospital

  • Morton Plant Mease

  • Car Auction

  • Red Lobster

  • Golfview Healthcare

  • Lakeside Oaks

  • Eastbay Animal Hospital

  • Harold Seltzer Steakhouse

  • Pinch a Penney

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Contact us

Would you like to contact us about our Community Employment opportunities? Fill out the form or contact our Community Supports Program Manager, Maylin Kuri at (727) 345-9111 ext. 6270