Supported Employment

Supported Employment (Pathway to Employment Services)

Supported Employment programs help adults find and maintain a job, regardless of their disability. Participants get personalized support to:

  • Identify their skills, interests and employment goals. 
  • Develop job skills through trial work experience, sample job opportunities and volunteering.
  • Identify and address barriers to employment
  • Market their job skills to employers and apply and interview for jobs.
  • Get on-the-job training and instruction to complete job tasks.

Who this service is for: Adults age 21 and older
Eligibility for services: Open to adults in Whatcom County who:

  • Eligibility info …

Get connected to services: For a referral to this program, contact your DDA Case Manager at (360) 714-5000. 

These agencies are qualified Pathway to Employment providers: 

  • Cascade Connections
  • Kulshan Supported Employment
  • Work Opportunities
  • Washington Vocational Services