Community Work Programs

The Arc of Vigo County Community Work Services offers supported-employment services to a targeted population of individuals with disabilities to enable them to obtain and maintain community-based, integrated, competitive jobs in local businesses.

Employment consultants provide on-the-job training to the supported employee and consultation to the employer for the duration of the employment agreement.

Supported-employment was designed for persons with disabilities.

PERSONS SERVED
Individuals considered disabled by Vocational Rehabilitation Services, as well as Developmentally Disabled, by the Bureau of Development Disabilities Services. Individuals with Dual Diagnosis.

ADMISSION CRITERIA

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Be a resident of Vigo or surrounding area
  • Have not been traditionally competitively employed or have a work history that has been interrupted or intermittent as a result of the disability
  • Have a recent vocational evaluation or documentation from a non-traditional employment setting which indicates the potential for success in supported work setting (i.e. work training, experience/work history from public school)
  • Be medically stable

News and Events

Coca-Cola Public Art Project

The Arc of Vigo County is proud to take part in the Root Family Public Art Project, by sponsoring this one-of-a-kind Coke Bottle, painted by artist James Shepard. This sculpture is one of 27, painted by local artists and on display throughout the Wabash Valley. Stop by the office to see this work of art in person!