Jewish Family Service Houston (JFS) believes that each person deserves a chance to meet his or her vocational goals. Our Career and Employment Center provides job counseling to assist individuals with disabilities or other barriers with meeting their career goals, productivity and self-sufficiency.
Explore our services below and reach out to receive help.
We provide pre-vocational assistance in determining your best career path based on your interests, skills and abilities. Services include:
The first day of employment is difficult for everyone. With supported employment, a certified JFS Job Coach can accompany you on your first day. You will receive individualized assistance that will continue until you feel secure in your job.
Learn how to advocate for necessary and legally-required accommodations. Improve your confidence in disclosing your disability so you can create a barrier-free employment environment.
The application process for SSI/SSDI is complicated and can difficult to navigate. The Career and Employment Center can assist you in organizing and completing the documentation for an SSI/SSDI application.
It is good business to join market need with social responsibility. JFS has many opportunities for businesses to partner with us to increase your bottom line as well as further your community outreach mission. Learn about the many ways we can work together.