Community Employment and Community Day Supports Viability Inc.

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Contact Information

Viability Inc.
Contact: Paula Tessier, Director
Email Address: ptessier@viability.org
Phone: 413-774-2351
Fax: 413-774-9468

60 Wells St., Suite 1 Greenfield, MA 01301
Area Served: West

Map Location Community Employment and Community Day Supports

Narrative

Community Employment is a supported employment program that helps individuals with disabilities find and maintain jobs in the community. 

The Community Employment program matches employer needs with qualified workers with disabilities.

Viability staff support clients through:

  • Vocational exploration
  • World of Work employer tours
  • Job tryouts
  • Job coaching and training

Viability staff support employers through:

  • Job analysis
  • Employee matching
  • On-site training
  • Job coaching and follow along

Community Day Supports provides individuals with a broad range of community activities and diverse educational and leisure activities to build confidence, social skills and overall personal growth.

Some of these activities include:

  • Cooking classes
  • Wellness activities
  • Internships
  • Volunteering
  • Exercise classes
  • Community exploration
  • Job training
  • Employment
The program's ultimate purpose is to increase self-sufficiency and help individuals develop vocational interests, work habits and stamina for eventual transition into Community Employment

Service Types

  • Self-Advocacy - Recreation and Leisure

Program Type

  • Day/Work Activity
  • Jobs
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Intellectual Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Services at Work

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Licensed By: DDS and MRC