Summary Information on 3rd Year of the Disability Employment Grantees
Eleven Disability Employment Grants; $ total funding
Eleven multi-site grants which showcase innovative training options for people with significant disabilities within the One Stop system.
Community Enterprises, Inc.
North Hampton, Massachusetts
- Locations: Massachusetts â€“ (1) Worcester, (2) Boston; Connecticut â€“ Hartford, and New York
- Funding: $194,005 performance period 7/01/2004 â€“ 6/30/2005
Community Enterprises, collaborating with the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and CVS Pharmacy, trains jobseekers with disabilities in an area with growth potential â€“ retail pharmacy and photo lab opportunities. This project, operating in Worcester, Boston, and also Hartford, Connecticut, targets jobseekers with disabilities who are minorities, and a quarter of the participants receiving SSI/SSDI. Participants train at CVS/Pharmacy, TJX & Big Y Corporation while receiving paid work experience in the pharmacy/retail field. Initially trained as Pharmacy Associates, Crew Members, (Clerks and Cashiers) and Photo Lab Technicians, participants progress to Pharmacy Technicians, Lead Technicians, Shift Supervisors and Photo Lab Supervisors.