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Supported Employment (SE)

Supported employment facilitates competitive work in integrated settings for individuals with the most severe disabilities. Based on the nature of the disability Supported Employment may coordinate job coach services, and other supports such as assistive technology, and specialized job training.

Employers having positions with a high turnover rate and constant need to refill positions can benefit from Supported Employment. These high turn over positions are perfect starting places for individuals who can graduate into new positions later. Employers will have a pool of job seekers readily available to fill such positions. Tax credits are available. Many times employers do not receive a credit for hiring people with disabilities because they are unaware they have an employee with a disability. With supported employment, you are aware up front you will be eligible for a credit.

For further information on Supported Employment in Utah contact:

Kathy Daley
Utah State Office of Rehabilitation
1595 West 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
(801) 887-9389

Becky Taylor
Center for Human Services Training
Salt Lake Community College
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, UT 84070
(801) 957-3802

The Association of Persons in Supported Employment (APSE)
1627 Monument Ave.
Richmond, VA 23220
(804) 278-9187 Phone
(804) 278-9377 Fax