Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
Valley Collaborative is a
participating provider of the Competitive Integrated Employment Services (CIES)
program established by The Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Referrals are accepted from
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, (MRC) and Department of Developmental
Services, (DDS). The five CIES comprehensive service components are:
Evaluation, and Assessment of an individual’s vocational interests and goals.
Educational and Skills Training Activities; including soft or technical skills, to prepare individuals to enter
the job search and placement environment.
Development/Placement services to obtain employment and support to maintain employment.
to stabilize competitive employment through the first 3 months.
Supports are offered past
3 months of employment when needed.
Valley Collaborative’s job
development team has eight members totaling over 100 years of experience in
building community business partnerships and working to assist people with disabilities
find and secure competitive employment.
Initial contact from MRC/DDS followed by referral packet sent to:
25 Linnell Circle
Billerica, MA 01821