People who are blind and visually impaired are very capable of handling the requirements daily needs and of functioning in the workplace. VISIONS offers many services to help youth and adults compete for jobs.
The Department of Workforce Development and Training (WFD, for short) administers all of VISIONS information, employment, and technology related programs. Members of the WFD team work collaboratively towards a common goal: assisting blind consumers prepare for, identify, procure, and retain jobs that are commensurate with their interests, skills and education. VISIONS offers a full complement of vocational assessment, training, and career development services. Workforce Development and Training includes:
The consumer and Commission counselors participate fully in the process with VISIONS staff through frequent meetings, phone calls and email communications. Our primary goal is to help consumers prepare for long-term career growth and encourage consumers to guide their individual career development goals.
For more information:
Adult Placement Services: Michael J. Cush, Director of Workforce Development Phone: (212) 625-1616 Ext. 139 Email: email@example.com
Youth Services: Melissa Phipps, M.S.Ed, CRC, Senior Director of Youth Services Phone: (646) 486-4444 Ext. 212 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org