Supported Employment in Saskatchewan
Assisting individuals with disabilities to find meaningful work in the community
What is Supported Employment?
Supported employment helps people with disabilities find employment in their community through the assistance of a job coach. A job coach helps employees transition into their position with ease and supports them and their employers to ensure success in the workforce. Many SARC Member Agencies provide supported employment programs in their communities.
The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities are Endless!
Discover the Economic Power of People with Disabilities
Hiring people with employment barriers benefits everyone:
- Employees become contributing tax payers
- Employees are able to form lasting relationships with employers and coworkers;
- Employed people with disabilities help contribute spending money in the economy;
- It creates diversity, which increases employee morale and enhances public image;
- It eases workplace turnover and training costs through job-coaching style.
Supported Employment Initiatives:
Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM)
Supported Employment Transition Initiative (SETI)