Employment Services


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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Vocational Services Program is a community mental health program serving persons 18 or over with severe and persistent mental illness, who are seeking to enter the workforce. The goal of vocational services is to assist individuals in obtaining and maintaining employment in their chosen field via individual counseling and-or a job club model. Staff help prepare people to search for employment, assists them with the hiring process and provides ongoing support once employed. The program assists individuals with activities such as connecting with community resources for benefits advisement, intensive job coaching, or obtaining work attire. In addition, staff coordinates employment concerns with clinical providers and employers to provide a continuity of care and to optimize the probability of success.
Geographical AreaAlbany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Warren, and Washington
TerritoryOTHER SITE LOCATIONS:ALBANY OFFICE:28 Colvin AvenueAlbany, NY 12206518-438-3445GLENS FALLS OFFICE:16 Pearl Street, Suite 208Glens Falls, NY 12801518-812-0280HUDSON OFFICE:1 Vapor TrailHudson, NY 12534518-312-4831
Public TransportationYes
Facility/ADA AccessHandicapped Accessible
Intake ProcedureCall 518-273-0818
Contact: Lindsay Pirozzi, Coordinator of Vocational Services, Ext. 216, lpirozzi@northeastcareer.org
Intake RequirementsReferral required. Call for information and application procedure.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityIndividuals are eligible who have a DSM IV diagnosis, are a resident of Rensselaer County, have medical and psychiatric stability sufficient to participate in a vocational program, are currently receiving mental health services, and who are Community Support Services eligible.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 7:30 am-4:00 pm
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 339 Broadway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Menands, NY 12204
Main Phone 518-465-5201
Fax 518-463-8051
Service Location Email Via website
Web Address www.northeastcareer.org
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
This Service: Employment Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Career Counseling (ND-2000.1500-160)
Disabilities Issues (YZ-1700)
Job Readiness (ND-2000.6500-360)
Job Search/Placement (ND-3500.3600)
Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities (YF-5000)
Prevocational Training (ND-2000.6600)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)