Vocational Job Placement Opportunities
Our Day Services program helps place adults (21 years or older) with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities in either paid or volunteer positions around Connecticut.
Individuals gain valuable skills, increase their independence and enhance their self esteem. Many also earn a paycheck! Our committed staff provides all the necessary support, training and supervision to make our day services program work for both employees and employers.
Oak Hill Day Service Programs are contracted for and monitored by the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Oak Hill is a recognized private provider by the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Self-Determination Program (Comprehensive Waiver and Individual and Family Supports Waiver).
A Complete Job Placement Program
Supported Employment to train, place and support Oak Hill individuals.
This is not just a referral program. We have a full time job developer devoted to recruiting and maintaining employers. Oak Hill trains, places and assists each individuals in our day services program, so that both the employee and the employer get the maximum benefit.
We Teach – Individuals are paired with a job trainer and learn the skills needed for jobs such as landscaping, fulfillment services, packaging, mailing services, store stocking, maintenance and product assembly.
For seniors, we can place provide less intensive volunteer and vocational positions that emphasize daily living skills; socialization; and community integration.
We Support – Once in the day program, individuals receive ongoing training and counsel to help them grow in their position and to manage the day-to-day challenges of working in teams or on time-sensitive projects.
Employers Benefit from Disabled Workers
Our day services program provides a lasting benefit to the employers who participate.
“The Oak Hill Team has become an integral part of our operation here at The Thomas Hooker Brewery. In addition to their flexibility and pride in their work, the team has become a fundamental part of what makes our company unique.” -Curt A. Cameron, President, Thomas Hooker Brewing Company