Lifetrack helps people with disabilities find and keep valuable employment in the community.
This program follows the model that "everyone can work with the right supports in place.” This program also serves individuals with criminal backgrounds whose legal histories exclude them from many types of work. In 2016, the program placed 157 individuals into jobs with an average wage of $11.50. 66% retained their jobs for 12 months.Our employment programs assist in increasing the diversity and inclusion of people with disabilities in the Minnesota workforce. Participants receive employment preparation, job development, placement, job coaching and continued job support to find and sustain quality employment.
This program is designed for adults with disabilities and transition-aged youth. Lifetrack partners with Vocational Rehabilitation Services and State Services for the Blind and is CARF accredited.This program is free to participants.
For more information, contact Bobbi Van Grinsven, Manager of Employment Services at (651) 265-2346 or BobbiV@lifetrack-mn.org.
Myths, Facts and Information About the Employment and Hiring of People with Disabilities, presented by Wally Waranka and Mike Schmidt: