Vocational Employment Services Center of Hope Foundation

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Contact Information

Center of Hope Foundation
Contact: Alexandria Kwasek, Director of Employment Services
Email Address: akwasek@thecenterofhope.org
Phone: 508-764-4085
Fax: 508-765-0255

1 North Street Southbridge, MA 01550
Area Located: Central

Map Location Vocational Employment Services


The Center of Hope Foundation’s Vocational Employment Services offer individuals with disabilities and/or disabling circumstances, opportunities for productive work.  Employment supports are also in place to offer gainfully employed individuals the opportunity to socialize, brainstorm, provide mutual support, and discuss the benefits and concerns regarding employment.  Individuals are empowered to explore their strengths, desires, work skills and vocational abilities through a comprehensive evaluation program that offers testing to identify strengths, needs interest, goals and opportunities.  The primary goal is to help individuals find meaningful paid opportunities.  Both short and long term job coaching is available based upon the needs of the individual and the funding agency.  The program also has numerous volunteer opportunities throughout the local community offering a wide range of meaningful work experiences to program members.

Our services include:

  • An integrated competitive work program
  • Work evaluations
  • Interview skills/resume writing
  • Job skills training
  • On-the-job training
  • Placement services
  • On-going support Services

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Job Placement
  • Job Seeking
  • Job Skills
  • Job Training
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Community Supports Program
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Developmental Disability
  • Multiple Disability

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Licensed By: DDS
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