The Lighthouse aims to provide person centered planning for each individual’s needs when considered for supportive employment services. The vocational program assists each person in exploring individual career opportunities by identifying each client’s interests, skills, and abilities. The program also takes limitations and develops alternate ways to perform each job task as needed.
The purpose of the vocational program is to assist in developing realistic vocational goals, as well as helping the individual understand their limitations as it relates to their current level of functioning. The goal is to help the individuals understand the meaning, value, and demands of the workforce.
A wide range of provided supports include:
On-site job training with a variety of job related tasks
Community Volunteering Opportunities
Job coaching to assist in community employment
Development of resumes and cover letters
The pre-vocational workshop provides life skills, projects, and activities that enhance the quality of leisure time, promotes social skill, and addresses pre-vocational abilities. The focus of the workshop is to aid the individual in developing skills such as: punctuality, responsibility, efficiency, attention to task, and follow through.
The Enclave Program
The Enclave program provides intensive on-site training and support to perform job tasks. Trained job coaches assist clients in learning and maintaining new job related skills in a sheltered work setting. Some job tasks may include janitorial work, landscaping, gardening, car wash and car detailing and painting.
The Lighthouse is excited to offer many other programs including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, music therapy, vocational programs, social work, psychology services and much more! For a complete list of other programs that we provide click here.