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Provides on-the-job evaluation opportunities to help individuals with disabilities and other vocational barriers determine employability skills and work tolerance in a variety of settings based on their goals. This time-limited service is provided through a referral from Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) or the Veterans Administration (VA). Program staff will work with you to create a personalized plan, designed to highlight strengths, identify challenges, and make recommendations for the next step on your vocational path. This service can be provided both in-person and virtually.
Comprehensive and Limited Evaluations*
Provides diagnostic assessments and evaluations to individuals with disabilities and other barriers, designed to understand abilities, challenges, and accommodations related to achieving their educational and employment goals. Based on need, we are able to offer an extensive array of psychological, vocational, and aptitude assessments.
This time-limited service is provided through a referral from Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) or the Veterans Administration (VA). This service can be provided both in-person and virtually.
Work Adjustment Training*
Work Adjustment Training (WAT) is a career-specific training program for individuals with barriers, disabilities, and/or disadvantaging conditions that affect their ability to gain and retain competitive integrated employment. Individuals will learn transferable skills specific to the identified employment/career goal.
This time-limited service is provided through a referral from Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA) or the Veterans Administration (VA). This service is provided in person.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP)*
This time-limited, career-specific training program for individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance through the Department of Family and Children Services provides opportunities to learn transferable skill to become employed. Goodwill Retail Customer Service Training (RCST) is our platform for this program.
For more information, visit our SNAP Works page.
Goodwill’s TANF program provides career development assistance and job placement resources to individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families stipends in the state of Georgia. The TANF program specifically aims to provide guided assessment, assistance developing a career plan, job readiness training, on the job training experience, and placement and retention assistance for job seekers receiving and applying for TANF benefits throughout Southeast Georgia.
Workplace Readiness Training*
This is a short-term service designed to develop or re-establish personal and social behaviors designed to enhance an individual’s employability. It also prepares persons with significant sensory, cognitive, or physical disabilities to navigate their environment and work site to enable the individually to meet their vocational goals. Training includes instruction and practical experiences and can be provided individually or in small groups.
This time-limited service is provided through a referral from Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA). This service is provided in-person.
*While hours, days, frequency, and location for services are based on individual service plans and referrals authorization, for all programs, they are limited to Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in alignment with program staff oversite and support. Program fees are generally covered through the referral agency authorization and any financial considerations outside of this will be discussed and reviewed on an individual basis.