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Job Center Disability Navigator Initiative

Mailing Address

1900 Center Ave
Janesville, WI 53546

Contact Information:

Phone: (608) 741-3564
Fax: (608) 741-3433
Website: http://www.jobcenter.org/
Email: r.schomber@swwdb.org

Organization Contacts

Ryan Schomber
Phone: (608) 741-3564
Email: r.schomber@swwdb.org

Description:

The Disability Program Navigator will help people with disabilities navigate through the challenges of seeking work operating in comprehensive Job Centers as a resource to all who live, work and operate businesses in that region.



Objective: to reduce the employment rate of WI residents with disabilities.



Eligibility: Mental or physical disabilities that substantially impair the ability to work.



Navigators:

*Develop and maintain relationships with support groups, organizations and agencies that facilitate the employment of people with disabilities.

*Act as a resource to support the employment of people with disabilities.

*Connect job seekers with services that will support them in meeting employment goals.

*Provide information about Social Security benefits, Ticket to Work and link to Benefits Planning services.

*Provide information about programs, services, health care options, housing and transportation supports as they impact the search for employment.

*Facilitate transition of school age youth with disabilities to secure employment and economic self-sufficiency.

*Provide information and training about programs, assistive technology and accommodations.

*Educate staff at community agencies and businesses in issues related to working with and accommodating people with disabilities.

*Educate One-Stop staff and partners in issues related to working with and accommodating people with disabilities.



For immediate assistance with accommodation questions call:

JAN...The Job Accommodation Network

(800) 526-7234

http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu/



Job Centers:

*Darlington (608) 776-4900

*Dodgeville (608) 935-3116

*Fennimore (608) 822-3262 Ext 2333

*Janesville (608) 741-3400

*Lancaster (608) 723-2153

*Monroe (608) 325-7681

*Platteville (608) 348-5627



Job Center Navigator Contact:

Ryan Schomber

(608) 741-3464

(608) 741-3433 fax

Rschomber@jobcenter.org



www.jobcenter.org



(Updated: 7/28/11)



Search Terms:

Developmental Disabilities

Supportive Employment

Job Finding Assistance

Rock County

Service Categories

Developmental Disabilities, Education, Employment, Employment

Geographic Areas Served

  • Cities Janesville
  • Counties Rock

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 7:45 AM-4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:45 AM-4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 7:45 AM-4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 7:45 AM-4:30 PM
  • Friday: 7:45 AM-4:30 PM

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • English

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Last Update Date: 10/14/2013

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