Employment & Volunteering
LOCAL AGENCIES THAT PROVIDE EMPLOYMENT SERVICES AND SUPPORTS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:
Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) is a course sponsored through Community Options: Pre -ETS provides education in the areas of: Job exploration, work-based readiness, advocacy and social/independent living skills. This is open to students with disabilities not yet receiving ACCES-VR who are in school and are aged 14 - 21. Phone: 607 - 725 -2095 Email: Maggie.McNamara@comop.org
Tioga Opportunities-Owego Tioga Opportunities, Inc. creates partnerships that strengthen communities while empowering individuals and families to achieve independence and enrich their quality of life.
Nichols Life Skills Cafe
Ro-Ki Boulevard, Nichols
Training Program-Community Kitchen
Free *6 Week Training
"Cooking up training opportunities for a brighter tomorrow"
For information about the Life Skills Cafe, contact Gabby at 607-223-2698.
Catholic Charities of Tompkins-Tioga
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION "Ticket to Work" Program: https://www.ssa.gov/work
This free program allows Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Suppleental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries to explore work options without losing benefits. It is very important to know ahead of time about earning limits. Also see Ticket to Work: https://choosework.ssa.gov.