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Employment

Vocational Rehabilitation Services or Blind and Low Vision Vocational Rehabilitation Services - Our mission statement is "Promoting work and independence for Montanans with disabilities". Vocational Rehabilitation offers three programs to assist eligible individuals with disabilities in finding or maintaining employment.

Developmental Disabilities Program, Work and Other Day Services - We provide a continuum of skill development and/or work oriented services for people with disabilities. Services ranging from very intensive habilitation services provided to adults who are generally not yet ready for work-oriented programs to supported community employment to services which meet the activity and training needs of elderly people with developmental disabilities.

Montana Workforce Services Division (formerly Job Service Division) - The purpose of the Department of Labor and Industry is to promote the well being of Montana's workers, employers and citizens, and to uphold their rights and responsibilities.

Addictive & Mental Disorders (AMD) - This program assures a statewide continuum of effective prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation services for people with chemical dependency and mental illness.

Parents Let’s Unite for Kids (PLUK) - PLUK is a private, nonprofit organization formed in 1984 by parents of children with disabilities and chronic illnesses in the state of Montana for the purpose of information, support, training and assistance to aid their children at home, school and as adults. (employment resource)

Rural Institute on Disabilities (Statewide Focus)  - The Rural Institute is part of the national network of programs funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD). They are committed to assisting in the provision of interdisciplinary training, research, service demonstration programs, leverage of funds, and information dissemination which increases and supports the independence, productivity, and inclusion into the community of persons with developmental disabilities.

Montana Center for Inclusive Education (Statewide Focus) - The vision of the Montana Center for Inclusive Education, a Montana State University-Billings affiliate, is creation of a fully inclusive society that values diversity. The Montana Center for Inclusive Education serves the diverse population of Montana and provides continuing professional development opportunities for educators and direct service providers.

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