Day Training & Habilitation Services
ESR works with adults with disabilities to help them develop the skills they need to gain meaningful employment and integrate into their communities. Our services include:
- Supervision, training and assistance in self-care, communication, socialization and behavior management
- Supported employment and work-related activities
- Community integrated activities, including the use of leisure and recreation time
- Training in community survival skills, money management and activities that increase the adaptive living skills of an individual
- Transportation services
ESR works with area businesses to develop meaningful employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. ESR currently supports almost 200 individuals working in community jobs.
Participants may also be placed on a crew, working on-site with our local business partners or working at one of ESR’s five production centers, doing mailings, packaging or other light production work for a variety of business clients.
Community Employment Services help those served by ESR find and succeed at an integrated community job. ESR job developers work with employers to place, train and support individuals in a wide variety of community jobs.
ESR is a provider of community employment services for the WI Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR).
Center-Based Prevocational Services help adults with disabilities to attain the highest possible wage and work that is in the most integrated setting and matched to an individual’s interests, strengths, priorities, and abilities. Through performing paid work in our production centers, people develop confidence in their acquired skills.
Services are intended to teach general skills that lead to the best employment outcomes:
- Effective communication with supervisors, coworkers, and customers
- Generally accepted community workplace conduct and dress
- Following directions and attending to tasks
- Building workplace problem solving skills and strategies
- Understanding general workplace safety
- Increased mobility and motor skills
Community-Based Prevocational Services are activities that contribute to a person’s work experience, work skills or work-related knowledge, provided in a community setting, to assist them in obtaining employment. These activities include:
- Touring local businesses and job sites
- Job shadowing
- Career building classes
- Job clubs
- Informal interviewing with employers