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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 Jefferson, Kitsap, and Clallam Counties 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

      

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 Bird

360-536-7931

OR

Megan Mason-Todd

360-475-0756 Ex. 347

All other Washington Counties:

Megan Mason-Todd

360-475-0756 Ex. 347