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Employment and Training Assistance for People with Disabilities


Local and State organizations that provide hands-on support to employers who hire people with disabilities and assist in the hiring, training and ongoing support of employees with disabilities:

Benchmark Human Services offers a variety of services for people with disabilities.
Benchmark Human Services
5440 25th St.
Columbus, IN 47203
(812) 376-3906

The Center for Behavioral Health provides a wide array of behavioral health services for children, adolescents and adults. Emergency staff is available 24 hours a day. Transportation is available for many services and facilities are wheelchair accessible.
IU Health Bloomington Hospital Behavioral Health Outpatient Services
445 South Landmark Avenue, Bloomington, IN
812.353.3450

IU Health Bloomington Hospital Behavioral Health Inpatient Services
601 West Second Street, Bloomington, IN
812.353.5010

Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc. provides employment services to people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Services include career exploration and planning, resume and interview help, development of job seeking and job readiness skills, job placement assistance, job retention services and supported employment. Individuals and businesses are never charged for Goodwill's employment services.
Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana, Inc.
800 S College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47403
812-355-2504

Diversity Works: The South Central Indiana Business Leaders Network exists to increase employment of people with disabilities in our area by improving awareness among businesses regarding the resources for and the benefits of hiring people with disabilities.

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation provides quality, individualized services to enhance and support people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain or retain employment. Through active participation in their rehabilitation, people with disabilities achieve a greater level of independence in their work place and living environments.
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Office of Communications
P. O. Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
1-800-545-7763

The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, part of Indiana University, exists to work with communities to welcome, value, and support the meaningful participation of people of all ages and abilities through research, education and service.
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community at Indiana University, Bloomington
2853 East Tenth Street
Bloomington, IN 47408-2696
Phone: (812) 855-6508
TTY: (812) 855-9396

Job Accommodations Network provides information and direct consultation on job accommodations for people with disabilities.
1-800-526-7234 (V/TTY)

National Organization on Disability offers information and resources on disability issues.
National Organization of Disability
Washington D.C.
Phone: 202-293-5960
TDD: 202-293-5968

LIFEDesigns, Inc. provides people of all abilities the support they need to achieve their goals in life. Services offered include Supported Employment, Affordable Housing, Community Living Support, Continuing Education, Support Services and Respite. LIFEDesigns matches the right people with the right community jobs, and provides people with the support and opportunities they need to achieve success.
LIFEDesigns, Inc.
200 E. Winslow Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 332-9615
support@lifedesignsinc.org

Stone Belt offers a full range of programs and services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Stone Belt has offered Employment Services since 1986. Since that time, Stone Belt has matched many local employers with qualified employees with disabilities.
Stone Belt
2815 E. 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
812-332-2168

Sycamore Services provides services and training for people with disabilities.
Sycamore Services
PO Box 369
Danville, IN 46122
317-745-4715

Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides services for individual with disabilities.
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
450 S. Landmark Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47403-5000
812-332-7331
TTY: 812-332-9372

Work One, Bloomington provides vocational counseling, placement assistance, and job training support for people with disabilities and employer referral service.
Work One, Bloomington
450 S. Landmark Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47403
812-331-6000