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Summary Information on 3rd Year of the Disability Employment Grantees

Experience Works (Green Thumb), Inc.

Arlington, Virginia

  • Location: Pennsylvania Lycoming and Blair Counties; Massachusetts Worcester, Middlesex, Norfolk and Essex Counties.
  • Funding:  $158,508  performance period 7/01/2004 6/30/2005

 

The project targets workers aged 40 and older with disabilities, including dislocated workers, Hispanic and Asian minorities, SSI and SSDI recipients and individuals with mental disabilities. The program combines support services with innovative state-of-the-art training techniques and intensive job placement/job retention services to provide increased access to IT jobs. Assistive technology is also provided as needed. Each participants training is based on an individualized employment plan including resources and services needed for successful employment.