Transitions and Employment: High School to Adulthood

The transition phase of a young person’s life comes with many questions, exploration and opportunities! The goal is for young people to generally gain the skills they need to achive independence and self sufficiency. Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) works with all employment providers in Greene County. This Spotlight highlights VR’s work with the schools and highlights one employment provider who describes their customized employment program.

Greene County Employment Providers & Resources:
• Abilities First Employment Services https://www.abilitiesfirst.net/employment-services/
• Arc of the Ozarks, Employment Solutions http://www.thearcoftheozarks.org/employment
• Developmental Center of the Ozarks https://www.dcoonline.com/employment-services
• MERS MO Goodwill https://excel.mersgoodwill.org/excel-centers/springfield/
• Preferred Employment Services https://pfh.org/employment-services
• MO Job Center https://www.springfieldmo.gov/1007/Workforce-Development
• MO Connections https://portal.missouriconnections.org/about-us/
• Vocational Rehabilitation and Transitions: https://dese.mo.gov/adult-learning-rehabilitation-services/vocational-rehabilitation/transition-services

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Link to Green County Area Transitions Guide

Link to Regional Map Contacts