We empower people. If you or child is a student between the ages of 14-21, has an IEP, 504 plan, or receives accommodations in a private sector or an adult with a disability or a limitation, we can help you or them acquire the skills they need to find, gain, and maintain employment. Creative Action provides pre-placement training (PPT), self-advocacy training, employability skills training, on-the-job training (OJT)/work-based learning experience (WBLE), Career Camps (winter, Spring, and summer), placement services, Supported Employment, and Job Coaching. Creative Action’s job placement team is well-versed in facilitation, and well-connected within the community, making the transition to gainful employment as smooth as possible.
Adult Employment Services Application
For adults ages 18 and up who are not currently enrolled in school, you can apply to get started with VR by completing the Referral to Vocational Rehabilitation form.
Transition Youth Services Application
Students aged 14-21 who are enrolled in middle school, high school, post-secondary school (e.g., trade, college, or university), or in a private sector. Students or youth out of school may not need academic or physical accommodation in high school, but may need them later, or Students thinking about dropping out of high school or youth who are already out of school and ages 16-21 years old. A student’s disability or accommodation must be documented and provided by an Individual Educational Plan (IEP), a 504 Plan or on a letterhead document from a private sector signed by a school official. The application process requires a parent or guardian signature for all applicants under the age of 18. You can apply to get started with VR by completing the Pre-ETS Referral Form.
Creative Action will receive the application and submit it to VR on your behalf.
Your Path To Employment Starts Here
If you have a disability and aspire to join the workforce, you might qualify for our services. Your VR counselor will assist you in understanding how your disability impacts your job prospects and retention. To aid your counselor in making an informed decision, you can provide relevant information from doctors, schools, previous jobs, or individuals familiar with your situation.
Creative Action, Inc thoroughly reviews the specific circumstances of each individual to assess eligibility, as everyone possesses a distinct set of factors. The duration of this evaluation may vary depending on the situation, thus it is important to maintain open communication with your VR counselor regarding their decision-making process. Timely submission of the requested documents and paperwork will help accelerate the progress of your case, enabling the counselor to expedite the process.
Your VR counselor from Creative Action, Inc. will assist you in crafting a personalized Plan for Employment. This plan will encompass a mutually agreed-upon job goal, the services you will receive, preparations to be made for entering the workforce, and, if applicable, the financial contribution you may need to make for availing the services.
At Creative Action, Inc., we provide a comprehensive range of services delivered by both our dedicated Employment Specialist and job coaches. Our organization is designed as a convenient one-stop-shop, offering a diverse array of adult employment services, youth programs, employability trainings, paid work experience opportunities, and various assessments. These services are aimed at empowering our customers to attain long-lasting independence by establishing a fulfilling and sustainable career path.
If you decide to utilize Creative Action, Inc as your service provider, your VR counselor will send us a referral. Once we receive the referral from your counselor, we can start providing you with the selected services provided on the referral. You will be contacted to schedule an intake assessment either in person or virtually, during which you can have a discussion with your Creative Action, Inc counselor about your job goals and the plan of action moving forward