Employment Pathways, the supported employment division of Abilities offers individualized person-centered planning and support services to assist an applicant in securing community integrated employment. Services offered may include: Job development, application and resume assistance, job coaching on and off-site, long term follow-along support and career advancement support.
At Abilities, we believe that anyone who desires to work can achieve their goals with the right services and supports.
For more than 30 years, our mission has been to help people with different abilities discover their strengths, explore career goals, search for jobs, learn necessary job skills, and have access to the Employment Pathways Supported Employment Services they need to be successful.
Abilities is an approved Supported Employment Services provider for Warren, Sussex, Morris, Hunterdon, and Somerset counties.
Our Employment Specialists
Abilities has been instrumental in supporting more than 800 individuals to achieve their employment goals. Even during the global Coronavirus pandemic, our team of Employment Specialists found innovative ways to work remotely to support more than 40 individuals secure community employment, with a 93%, 90-day job retention.
Employment Pathways dedicated staff are always looking at ways to explore and discovery individual’s strengths and support needs. Each member of Abilities’ Supported Employment Services team is Employment Specialist certified.
In addition to working directly with the individuals that we support, our Employment Specialists have established long-term relationships with local employers. We collaborate with these businesses to understand their needs and identify employment opportunities.