Supported Employment Program

Hiring Employees with Disabilities is Good Business

The Supported Employment Program through JF&CS' IndependenceWORKS provides the services needed to help employers and individuals with disabilities find each other and meet each other’s employment needs!

Benefits to Hiring Someone Supported by JF&CS

  • Tax Benefits
  • Job coaching to ensure quality assurance provided at no cost
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated employees
  • Diversified workforce

Types of Jobs

We match skills, interests and needs for the right fit. Common positions previously hired include:

  • Administrative Services
  • Retail Associate
  • Customer Service
  • Maintenance
  • Food Services and Delivery
  • Day Care Assistant


Supported EmploymentDavid’s supervisor says “He brings innovative ideas to better serve the students at The Epstein School’s dining hall."

A parent of employee that got a job through JF&CS shares, “The supported employment program at JF&CS has truly changed my son's life and the life of his family. The support and guidance from the staff at JF&CS has helped him obtain a wonderful job at Home Depot. He has become a successful, productive worker and is on his way to being able to live independently. I am so very grateful to JF&CS and the supported employment program. And of course a big thank you to Home Depot!”

Business and Organization Collaborators

We partner with companies and organizations throughout Atlanta to help provide business solutions. Current and past collaborators include:

  • ATI SecureDocs
  • Atlanta Track Club
  • Burn Studios
  • Camp Twin Lakes
  • Cat’s Meow Thrift Store
  • FurKids
  • Grecian Gyro
  • Helping Feed Atlanta
  • Hongar Farms Gourmet Foods
  • Marshalls
  • OLLI
  • Right Smiles Dentistry
  • Salon Red
  • Sheltering Arms
  • Sunrise of Huncliff Summit Senior Living
  • Target
  • Taste of Atlanta
  • Tazikis
  • The Epstein School
  • The Home Depot
  • The Hope Store
  • The Manor Country club
  • Walgreens
  • Zoo Atlanta