The Employment and Training program supports Capital Area Head Start parents to build their self-sufficiency and financial independence while building self-esteem and developing supportive services. Comprehensive services focus on education and training, as well as the family’s health, social services, and mental health needs.
Individuals who use the Keystone Center in Chambersburg, PA can receive support and guidance as they go the employment process. Support may be provided to assist individuals to build their skills, create a résumé, learn about their chosen field, practice interview skills, and search online for a job.
For adults age 21 and older with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Dauphin, Cumberland, Lancaster, and Chester Counties, Keystone Autism Services provides employment services to support adults to find competitive employment. In addition, KAS works with businesses to match participants with the right skills, abilities, and determination to meet the business’s needs.
Supported Employment provides individuals with intellectual disabilities with the support they need to find and maintain a job. Through a discovery process, we learn who an individual is, under what conditions they do their best work, and what potential contributions they can make for businesses.
Supportive Employment offers job-related counseling and problem-solving intervention, as well as emotional support, to adults age 18 or older who are experiencing a mental illness so they can successfully find and maintain long-term competitive employment. Employment specialists work directly with each person to prepare for and find a job.
Transitional Employment offers individuals age 18 or older who are living with disabilities the opportunity to prepare for and transition to competitive employment. Individuals explore their strengths and weaknesses in their work skills, and work to improve them while working at an integrated, transitional work site.
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