Contact: Peter Crisano
Phone: (631) 853-6616
Proposed Award Amount: $298,751
Project Emphasis: People with disabilities.
Summary Paragraph: Project POWER will emphasize both infrastructure enhancement and resource and program access for people with disabilities, including the full range of core, intensive and training as well as placement and retention services. Strategies call for a Strategic Planning Team to direct outreach and marketing, two fulltime Disability Program Navigators to serve both youth and adults, an Assistive Technology Specialist, and a Technical Assistance Specialist to train One Stop staff and vendors on disability and employment issues.
Partnerships: This grant is a partnership among
The Suffolk County Department of Labor, the Workforce Investment Board, the New
York State Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with
Disabilities, and Abilities, Inc. a non-profit agency headquartered in