Employment Training and Placement

AHEDD

3300 Trindle Road
Camp Hill, PA  17111-4432
Phone: (717) 763-0968
Web: www.ahedd.org/index.html 

*Ticket to Work and other job coaching services.


Career Assessment Center

435 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16502-1378
Phone: (814) 453-7681
Web: www.careerassessment.com

*Testing, consulting, and assessment services.


PA CareerLink Erie County

155 West 8th Street
Erie, PA 16501-1012
Phone: (814) 455-9966
Web: www.pacareerlink.state.pa.us

*No fee workforce development link between employers and job seekers.


Erie Unemployment Compensation Service Center

1316 State Street
Erie, PA 16501-1916
Phone: (814) 871-4311
Web: www.state.pa.us

*Unemployment compensation.


Greater Erie Community Action Committee (GECAC)

2216 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16502-2819
Phone: (814) 451-5604
Web: www.gecac.org

*Workforce development services.


Erie County Re-Entry Services and Support Alliance (ECRSSA)

18 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: (814) 459-4581 ext. 408
More Information

*Support and services for transitioning clients re-entering Erie County.


Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

3200 Lovell Place
Erie, PA 16503-2619
Phone: (814) 871-4551

Web: www.dli.state.pa.us/ovr

*Services that help individuals with disabilities prepare for, obtain, and maintain a job.


Regional Career & Technical Center

8500 Oliver Road
Erie, PA 16509-4657
Phone: (814) 464-8601
Web: www.ects.org/rctc

*Part-time, adult evening training programs offered throughout the school year.


Saint Benedict Education Center

330 East 10th Street
Erie, PA 16503-1110
Phone: (814) 452-4072

*Case management, education, supportive services, and job training, placement, and retention.


General Resources

ABILITY Jobs Job Search: This site provides a place where people with disabilities can look for employment. Create an account to post your resume or search their job bank.
http://www.jobaccess.org/jobs.htm

American’s One Stop Career Center Locater across the country:
http://www.servicelocator.org/

Choose Work Resource Map: Choose Work has information about work incentives programs, employment networks, vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies, and other contacts in your state that can help you find and keep a job. Career One Stop also has information about job banks in every state: http://www.chooseworkttw.net

Choose Work through the Ticket to Work program: Offering people with disabilities* a shot at achieving financial independence by enabling more choice in employment-related support services and access to meaningful work.
http://www.choosework.net/

Job Accommodation Network (JAN): JAN is a service provided by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). JAN is one of several ODEP projects. JAN’s mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities along with their family members, and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects. JAN’s efforts are in support of the employment, including self-employment and small business ownership, of people with disabilities. JAN represents the most comprehensive resource for job accommodations available. http://askjan.org/

Job Corps: Provides career technical training, education, and professional skills. To find the center closest to you and whether you qualify for the program, go to:
http://www.jobcorps.dol.gov

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center: These ministries in the United States provide an in-residence rehabilitation program with a focus on basic necessities. Each beneficiary (program participant) is provided with a clean and healthy living environment, good food, work therapy, leisure time activities, group and individual counseling, spiritual direction, and resources to assist each person to develop life skills and a personal relationship with God as provided by Jesus Christ: http://www.sawmni.org/wmni/adult-rehabilitation-centers

Work, Inc.: Rehabilitation services and community-based programs:
http://www.workinc.org/