Employment Services and Resources

WORKING AND RECEIVING BENEFITS

The Arc of Virginia Employment Resources 

WORK INCENTIVES SPECIAL ADVOCACY (WISA)
Work Incentives Specialist Advocates, are certified to provide work incentives counseling services to DARS clients and to those who participate in Virginia’s Development Disability (DD) Waiver Program.
THE CHOICE GROUP
804-278-9151

BRANCHES OF LIFE
804-571-6687
[email protected]

CAREER SUPPORT SERVICES
804-261-6788

CAREER SUPPORT SERVICES
804-261-6788

VCU RESEARCH, REHABILITATION, AND TRAINING CENTER (RRTC) ON WORKPLACE SUPPORTS AND JOB RETENTION
804-828-1851
[email protected]

EMPLOYMENT SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

Throughout Virginia, there are over 85 community rehabilitation programs (CRPs) who are approved by the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) to provide a variety of employment related services to individuals with disabilities. These organizations, known by DARS as Employment Service Organizations (ESOs), provide employment and vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities.
 

THE CHOICE GROUP
804-278-9151

SOAR365
804-358-1874

CHESTERFIELD EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
804-706-2827

HANOVER COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD
804-365-4222

HENRICO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES
804-727-8515

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF CENTRAL AND COASTAL VIRGINIA
804-745-6300

SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT OF VA
804-353-7956

RSVP, INC.
(804) 288-627

CAREER SUPPORT SERVICES
804-261-6788

Click here for DARS’ Employment Service Organizations Interactive Directory for additional ESOs.

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