Vocational Rehabilitation offers a variety of services including job coaching, job retention, and job matching. You can see how employers save money and time when using these types of servies by clicking HERE.
October is national disability employment awareness month and one business is helping to educate and find jobs for people working with a disability.
Vocational Rehabilitation works with about 1,000 people in the area.
The Grand Island office has been in operation for years, but Friday employees and clients are celebrating a new location on Stolley Park Road.
Clients can get help sharpening a number of skills. Officials with Vocational Rehabilitation say if you are an employer and need some help this might be a good option too.
"It is an untapped source of labor. You have a lot of good folks with a lot of good skills, that can do the job," said Terry Wagner, Office Director Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
Wagner says its a matter of getting the right people matched up with the right job. Nineteen year old Ryan Kermmoade is learning essential skills for everyday life. He's also working to finish up his education.
"I'm also because it could be a way for me to find a career in the near future," said client Ryan Kermmoade.