AHRC NYC can help you be ready.
AHRC New York City has a long-standing tradition of supporting people with disabilities as they prepare for employment. We provide a variety of programs across New York City that harness each person’s existing talents and skills, and teach new skills to empower them to be successful in the workplace.
School to Work Program
In collaboration with the New York City Department of Education, AHRC New York City helps individuals in special education classes to smoothly transition from school into AHRC NYC employment programs.
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Daily Job Readiness
AHRC NYC specializes in preparing individuals for employment by ensuring that the necessary clinical and support linkages are established and maintained.
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Job Connection Center
Our Job Connection Center, (JCC,) is an innovative program that helps prepare people that are dually-diagnosed, (have a mental health diagnosis and developmental disability,) for the demands of employment.
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Employment Training Program
This inclusive opportunity allows people with disabilities to seek and maintain long-term employment in the community through an internship that matches their skills and interests.
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Young Adult Internship Program
The YAIP program consists of in-house training seminars to prepare individuals for employment and an internship to build skills and enhance their resumes.
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Careers in Food Service
This training program will prepare individuals for a career in food service through classroom training and hands-on experience in a professional food service environment.
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Careers in Hotel Housekeeping
AHRC New York City offers a program for people with developmental disabilities in the hotel housekeeping industry.
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Careers in Environmental Services
This training program prepares people for a career in janitorial service.
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Microsoft Office Specialist Training
Our 15 week program includes 10 weeks of classroom training in Microsoft Word 2010 and work readiness skills, followed by placement in a paid internship for 5 weeks.
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When paired with the right employment environment, adults with autism and similar challenges might not just hold down a job, but can also be the best person for it.
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Pathway to Employment
Within the course of one year, we assist in creating career plans that match the skills and interests of each person. By providing work experiences that advance each person’s strengths and skills, we assist people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to create an individualized career plan that will lead to gainful employment.
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We support a person’s transition from school age to adulthood with job skills training through strategically designed internships. Project Search is a one-year, school-to-work high school transition program that takes place entirely at the workplace.
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