Eligible individuals who have an intellectual disability may avail of Job Trainer Support or Purchase Supports to help them obtain employment. Individuals wishing to access this support should contact DAES or community groups such as Ability Employment Corporation who work with 103 communities of the Discovery Zone to find employment for eligible participants.
Ability Employment Corporation has persons with Intellectual disabilities working in businesses throughout the communities of the region.
The Department of Advanced Education and Skills provides funding to community agencies across Newfoundland and Labrador to deliver SENL services to eligible clients.
For more information on Supported Employment Newfoundland and Labrador, please click on the following link: http://www.senl.ca/