• Customized Workforce Solutions
    New program of VFES coming Summer 2017

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Customized Workforce Solutions

  • Customized Workforce Solutions (CWS), a program of Valley Forge Educational Services, will provide employment-related services to adults with disabilities. CWS offers person-centered support and training to help individuals with disabilities attain their employment goals. CWS will work with adults to define their goals, understand their skills and discover their vocational interests and work preferences. Additionally, CWS will develop and maintain mutually beneficial employment relationships between employees and employers. Services will provide adults with disabilities the customized opportunities and individualized supports necessary to discover career interests and maintain competitive, integrated employment in their home community. Services will be provided on both a short-term and long-term basis, depending on each individual's needs and preferences.

    Services Include

    • Benefits counseling (year two)
    • Career assessment
    • Career discovery
    • Skills development and training
    • Customized employment
    • Supported employment
    • Job coaching and job retention services
    • Recreation and leisure activities (book clubs, coffee house, holiday gatherings)