Transitions to Work Jewish Vocational Service

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Contact Information

Jewish Vocational Service
Contact: Mirjana Kulenovic, Vice President of Refugee and Disability Services
Email Address: MWenzel@jvs-boston.org
Phone: 617 399-3241

75 Federal Street Boston, MA 02110
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Transitions to Work

Narrative

Transitions to Work provides an extensive training and internship program that enables young adults with a disabilities to deveolop the skills needed for employment.  Once participants complete the training and internship, the program places them in jobs that provide earnings and a sense of purpose.  This model creates strong collaborations with employers to raise awareness about inclusive hiring practices and to engage corporate partners to consider young adults with disabilities as qualified, committed candidates for appropriate employment opportunities.

Service Types

  • Community Based Day Program
  • Job Training
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Transition
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Aphasia
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Blind
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Deaf
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Language Impairment
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Speech Impairment
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Services at Work

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service
  • Licensed By: DDS