Supported Employment Services


On My Own's Supported Employment Services provides employment services to individuals with disabilities. All participants will work with an Employment Specialist to achieve their goals. The program is available to residents of Bates, Benton, Cedar, Henry, Hickory, Polk, St. Clair and Vernon Counties.

Through Supported Employment Services, you can receive:

Career Planning:

Services Include: Interest Assessment, Job Exploration, Job Shadowing, Informational Interviewing & Labor Market Research.

Community Integration:

Our Employment Specialists will assist and teach participation in community activities. May Include: Volunteering, Social Events/Clubs, Recreational & Spiritual Activities.

Job Development: 

Assistance to provide necessary skills to gain employment. Including: Application Completion, Job Interviewing Activities & Completion of Tasks.

Pre-Vocational Services:

Provide one-on-one learning and group experiences to further develop an individual's general skills to succeed in paid employment. Focuses on underlying habilitation goals: Attention Span, Motor & Interpersonal Skills.

Supported Employment:

Support Services to facilitate competitive work in an integrated work setting. Job coaches may assist individuals in the workplace as long as necessary.


Transporation is available for employment, activities and community services.

This program is funded by the Department of Mental Health.