Focus on Community Employment Success (FoCES)

A program that assesses and provides the skills necessary for individuals to become competitively employed.


Focus on Community Employment Success (FoCES) consists of paid work experiences combined with classroom instruction on a variety of topics to help provide the necessary tools for the individuals to become successful in integrated competitive community employment.

 

Program Goals
  • Educate individuals about the world of work
  • Teach and practice appropriate interpersonal skills, job-search strategies, resume and cover letter writing, job-application completion and job interviews
  • Lead individuals in the development of specific job skills through a variety of paid transitional work experiences in the community
  • Help individuals gain competitive community employment of their choice

Who the Program Serves

Individuals with developmental disABILITIES who may have challenges in obtaining or maintaining a job.

Eligibility Requirements

Ages: 15 and older
We accept referrals from the local Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Office, the Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and/or an individualized educational plan (IEP) developed through any of our local school districts.

Program Dates and Times

Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Location

440 Little League Boulevard
Williamsport, PA 17701

Program Contact

Tanya Weber
ces@HopeAbility.org
570-322-5973 ext. 5000
Tiffany

FOCUS ON COMMUNITY EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS

Tiffany came to Hope Enterprises five years ago. Before she came to Hope, she was unmotivated and timid. The staff at Hope thought the Transitional Workplace Program would help her break out of her shell, and they were right.

Read Tiffany's Story