COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

Skookum’s Community Employment Services (CES) department supports the Skookum mission of Creating Opportunities for People of all Abilities by providing person-centered services to individuals with disabilities. Services are designed to help clients with employment-related goals or to assist them with becoming more involved in their local community.

For employment-based services, CES staff help individuals with disabilities obtain & maintain employment in the community. Skookum staff also assist local employers in Kitsap County by connecting them with job seekers who have a variety of skills, strengths, and abilities.

Skookum partners with a variety of agencies to provide services. Most clients are referred by one of these agencies:

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Services:

(Provided in Kitsap County)

  • Community-Based Assessments (CBA)
  • Trial Work Experience (TWE)
  • Independent Living Skills Training (IL)
  • Job Search, Job Development, & Job Placement
  • Job Accommodations & Job Stabilization/Retention
Foundational Community Supports (FCS) Supported Employment Services:

(Provided in Kitsap County)

  • Community-Based Assessments (CBA)
  • Job Search, Job Development, & Job Placement
  • Job Accommodations & Job Stabilization/Retention
Social Security Ticket to Work (TTW) Services:
  • Career Counseling
  • Training Support
  • Job Search, Job Development, & Job Placement
  • Job Accommodations & Job Stabilization/Retention

To learn more about our services please review the below documents:

CES Client Handbook
CES Services Overview
CES Newsletter September 2021
CES Newsletter June 2021

CES Outcome Management Report 2019

      

Skookum is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in the following areas:

For more information on CARF, visit http://carf.org/.

For more info on Skookum’s Community Employment Services (CES) Please Contact:

Kitsap County Contact:

Amanda Riddle

360-536-7931

OR

Megan Mason-Todd

360-475-0756 Ex. 347

All other Washington Counties:

Megan Mason-Todd

360-475-0756 Ex. 347