Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Supported Employment
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Our Vocational Rehabilitation Services help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Baltimore region gain, or regain, independence through engaging in meaningful activities, including employment.
- Career Preparation Services helps clients explore, and prepare for, career options based on their aptitudes, abilities, temperament, and work values. Plus, adolescents aging out of the public school system gain practical work experience each summer to prepare for the work world after graduation through the Governor's Transitioning Youth Initiative (GTYI) program.
- Employment Services help individuals prepare for, find, and keep a job that they are passionate about. We also offer solutions for those not eligible for supported employment.
- Vocational Day Services offer a wide range of work-related activities, including volunteer and paid work at Alliance worksites or in the community. Transportation is provided.
- Our evidence-based Mental Health Vocational Program helps adults recovering from mental health disorders join the competitive labor market with jobs of their choosing in the community. Success in the workplace through our program stems from focusing on individual goals and interests, and providing ongoing supports.
Supported Employment & Pathways Day Program
The specialized Pathways program serves individuals with very challenging needs. We offer transportation to the program. Clients receive:
- Opportunities to build community and social skills through interest-based activities like visiting the library, researching schools, or volunteering at the animal shelter
- Individual placement and employment support utilizing the discovery and customization process to help people find rewarding employment