Vocational Employment Services Center of Hope Foundation

Vocational Employment Services Center of Hope Foundation

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Contact Information

Center of Hope Foundation
Contact: Dianna Rebello, Director of Employment Services
Email Address: drebello@thecenterofhope.org
Phone: 508-764-4085 x656
Alternate Phone: 860-377-8349
Fax: 508-765-0255

100 Foster Street Southbridge, MA 01550
Area Served: Central

Map Location Vocational Employment Services


The Center of Hope Foundation’s Vocational Employment Services offer individuals with disabilities and/or disabling circumstances, opportunities for productive work.  Employment supports are also in place to offer gainfully employed individuals the opportunity to socialize, brainstorm, provide mutual support, and discuss the benefits and concerns regarding employment.  Individuals are empowered to explore their strengths, desires, work skills and vocational abilities through a comprehensive evaluation program that offers testing to identify strengths, needs interest, goals and opportunities.  The primary goal is to help individuals find meaningful paid opportunities.  Both short and long term job coaching is available based upon the needs of the individual and the funding agency.  The program also has numerous volunteer opportunities throughout the local community offering a wide range of meaningful work experiences to program members.

Our services include:

  • An integrated competitive work program
  • Work evaluations
  • Interview skills/resume writing
  • Job skills training
  • On-the-job training
  • Placement services
  • On-going support Services

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Job Training
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Community Supports Program
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Developmental Disability
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Grave's Disease
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Illness
  • Multiple Disability
  • Narcolepsy
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Speech Impairment
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Williams Syndrome

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

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

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: CARF
  • Licensed By: DDS