Supported Employment

VOAC's Behavioral Health Clinic offers a supported employment program to any consumer who would like to work. Supported Employment is an evidenced - based practice delivered as a Mental Health Rehabilitation Service (MHRS). This program helps consumers who have struggled to find and keep employment, due to the severity of their behavioral health disability, learn and practice the skills they need to secure and maintain competitive employment.

The supported employment team offers support throughout the employment process including the job search, application, interview and support of on-going employment. Workshops on all aspects of employment are offered quarterly.

Services offered include, but are not limited to:

  • Intake and Vocational Assessment
  • Individualized Work Plan (IWP)
  • Supported Employment Job Club
  • Treatment Team Coordination
  • Job Development
  • Job Coaching
  • Job Assistance
  • Follow-Along Supports
  • Employer Supports
  • Access to Mental Health Services including those that are culturally and linguistically competent serving the Latino community
  • Application assistance for disability and other benefits/entitlements
  • Referrals and assistance accessing other services and supports as needed

To learn more about this program, please call (202) 836-8641

Hours of Operation:
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9AM – 6PM
Tuesday/Thursday 9AM -9PM (After 5PM by appointment)
Saturday 9AM – 1PM (By appointment only)
After hours on call for enrolled consumers/clients

Washington, DC
508 Kennedy St. NW, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20011