Community Based Day Services Work Opportunity Center Inc.

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Contact Information

Work Opportunity Center Inc.
Contact: Sandy Michaelian, Assistant Manager of Employment Supports
Email Address: wocinc@yahoo.com
Phone: 413-786-8830

1094 Suffield Street Agawam, MA 01001
Area Served: West

Map Location Community Based Day Services

Narrative

Formally a sheltered workshop, Work Opportunity Center, Inc. provides Community Based Day Services(CBDS)  for individuals who need to participate in programming during the day.

 The CBDS program of supports is designed to enhance an individual to enrich his or her life and enjoy a full range of community activities py providing opportunities for developing, enhancing, and maintaining competency in personal, social and community activities.  At WOC, Inc.  the CBDS program is broken down into two different "tracks".  The Work Track Program is for individuals that are on the pathway to employment.  Individuals are given the opportunity of career exporation, volunteer experience, situational assessments, educational and skill development, enhancing Activities of Daily Living as well as Independent Living Skills.  The Social Activities Track is for individuals in which working at a community job is not a goal for them.  This CBDS group pursues personal interests and hobbies, participates in integrated community expeiences, works on socialization experiences and enhances interpersonal skills.  In both programs, the activities that are offered on a daily basis fall into one of the five following core categories of programming:  Emploiyment/Volunteer, Life Skills, Social Growth, Education and Health & Wellness.

Service Types

  • Community Based Day Program
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Job Support
  • Job Training

Program Type

  • Community Supports Program
  • Day/Work Activity
  • Education
  • Jobs
  • Relationships/Friendships
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Deaf
  • Developmental Disability
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Multiple Disability
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Tourette Syndrome

Ages Served

  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Work
  • Sign Language
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: DDS
  • Fees: Free Service, Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: DDS