Disability Employment Initiative
Employment Services for Individuals with Disabilities
The Disability Employment Initiative (DEI) provides workforce development services to individuals with disabilities. The DEI’s Integrated Resource Team will assist participants who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits.
DEI coordinates with state vocational rehabilitation agencies, mental health and developmental disability agencies, Medicaid infrastructure, grant supported activities, independent living centers, business leadership networks, and other community based organizations.
The DEI team consists of staff with expertise in disability and workforce development to meet the needs of a job seeker with a disability. Outreach and recruitment will be done in coordination with the Comprehensive and Neighborhood Access Points.
DEI Minimum Qualifications
Must be 18 to 64 years old
Must be disabled*
*According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled includes epilepsy, diabetes, asthma, cancer, multiple sclerosis, major depression, and bipolar disorder.
Comprehensive Access Point
Chinatown Neighborhood Access Point
Visitacion Valley Neighborhood Access Point