Individual Supported Employment (IE)
This program offers clients a variety of services and support throughout the entire employment process including resume building, interview skill building, job development, job coaching, and training. Our staff members work diligently to offer job placements in the community and provide personalized support for each individual, centering efforts on the individual’s interests and abilities.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) Services
Contracted with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation in Spokane, individuals eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation Services work with Artisans staff toward obtaining and maintaining employment. Staff members provide job training, job development, and when needed, the onsite support necessary to help DVR clients find and maintain employment on a case by case basis. This program offers support for individuals with a vast array of disabilities that vary from physical, mental and developmental disabilities. Employment services available through Artisans include Trial Work Experience, Community Based Assessment Services, Job Placement, Job Retention Services and Intensive Training Services. We will help walk you through the intake process with DVR.
Amerigroup Foundational Community Supports (FCS)
Contracted with Amerigroup FCS to provide employment support services, Artisans is able to provide employment support services to community members who are Medicaid-eligible who may not qualify for services through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, Developmental Disability Administration and/or Spokane County. Employment Support Services include job discovery and assessment, person centered planning, job development, job coaching, and training.
Group Supported Employment (GSE)
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Our Group Supported Employment services offer job positions in the community with continuous support provided by staff members. Individuals work in small groups of 4-6 supervised by an Artisans staff member and earn pay based on productivity. Staff members provide training, job development and the supervision necessary to create a constructive work environment.
Click here to view a list of current services offered to community members and businesses through our Group Supported Employment Program.
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- Washington State Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)
- Washington State Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
- DVR Handbook
- Spokane County Community Services, Housing and Community Development (CSHCD)
- Amerigroup Washington Foundational Community Supports (FCS)
- Spokane Transit Authority
- Paratransit Information and Application
- Disability Rights Washington
- Disability Scoop - Developmental Disability News
- Disability Determination Services (DSHS)
- People First of Washington
- Brain Injury Alliance of Washington