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SMOC – South Middlesex Opportunity Council – Economic and Workforce Development
located in Framingham. SMOC also offers workshops in computer skills, job search skills and more. Call the Opportunity Center at (508) 620-2677 for the schedule.
Central Mass Employment Collaborative
finds employment opportunities in central Mass. MWCIL towns include Bellingham, Franklin and Medway.
MA Rehabilitation Commission
MRC Vocational Rehabilitation
This Guide is for people with disabilities who need help preparing to get a job, finding a job, and getting support to do the job.
MRC Consumer Handbook
MRC Vocational Rehabilitation Program
Scroll down to see VR Office locations
Framingham Vocational Rehab OFfice
Milford Vocational Rehab Office
MA Statewide Employment Services
Health and Human Services
Employment: How to Prepare for Getting a Job
MassHire Career Centers
Link between workers and employers to bring about economic opportunity
MASSHIRE Metro South/West
MASSHIRE Worcester-Southbridge Career Center
Disability Info Job Resources Fact Sheets
Includes info on support services and benefits
from U.S. Department of Labor
Work Without Limits
of Massachusetts provides employment information.
Job Accommodation Network
is for employees with disabilities, and for employers.
SOAR – Searchable Online Accommodation Resource
accommodation options for people with disabilities at work and school.
Employers’ Practical Guide from Job Accommodation Network
Accessible Technology in the Workplace
promotes the use of accessible electronic information technology.
is a national program to help remove the obstacles to farming for people with disabilities.
Institute for Community Inclusion
at UMASS Boston promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities in their communities through training, consultation, clinical and employment services, and research.
Inclusive Internship Programs: A How-to Guide for Employers
by the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Office of Disability Employment Policy
AAPD Career Center
from the American Association of People with Disabilities
AAPD Internship Program
Talent Acquisition Portal
national talent pool of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) candidates looking for employment and a job posting system for businesses looking to hire individuals with disabilities.
identifies and recruits students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities studying in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business for outstanding internship and co-op opportunities.
Workforce Recruitment Program for College Students with Disabilities Database
by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, and the U.S. Department of Defense
Workforce Recruitment Program website
for Federal Officials to register and search independently for candidates who meet their hiring needs.
Employer Assistance and Resource Network
is for private-sector employers. Students are eligible for up to a year after graduation, and access the system through their college.
has an extensive listing for Human Services workers.
Small Business at Work: A toolkit to help small businesses leverage the talents of people with disabilities
From the NorthEast ADA Center – This toolkit provides curated information and essential resources about how (and why!) small businesses can successfully hire and retain employees with disabilities.
Recruiting, Hiring, Retaining and Promoting People with Disabilities: A Resource Guide for Employers
Comprehensive Guide from the Feds on all aspects of employing people with disabilities. A good read for job-seekers, too! From the Obama White House Archives.
A Guide to Planning Accessible Meetings
- Assistive Technology
- Comprehensive Databases and Websites
- Independent Living Centers
- Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
- Mental Health
- PCA and Homemaking
- Sports, Life and Leisure
- State of Massachusetts
- U. S. Government
- Utilities, Phones, Furniture and More