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2011 Vocational Program Progress Report

Horizon’s Career Opportunity Center is designed to serve consumers with mental health and chemical dependency disabilities who have expressed a desire to enter or re-enter the workforce. Our goal is to assist consumers in maximizing their independent functioning, life satisfaction, stability and involvement in the community by assisting and preparing for competitive employment opportunities in partnership with the business, education and treatment communities.

The following are some stats from our vocational program thus far in 2011:

  • 57 clients placed
  • 54%- full-time
  • 46%- part-time
  • 81%- making over $8
  • 52%- with Benefits
  • 69%- had convictions
  • 85%- retained employment 90 days
  • 46%- retained employment 180 days

To find out more about Horizon’s Vocational Program and other support services visit our site or call (716) 831-1800 and ask for Admissions.