Supported Employment

Career & Support Services

Supported Employment

Supported Employment Initiative

The Supported Employment Initiative helps adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who want to work gain the skills they need to get a job and keep it. We also help individuals refine their skills and determine their interests to help them find the right fit for employment. We provide on-going support to ensure long-term success.

In addition, we help employers and individuals with disabilities find each other and meet each other’s employment needs.

Types of Jobs for Clients

Retail Associates, Customer Service, Food Services, Day Care Assistant, Warehouse Workers.

If you are a client of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Services of JF&CS, and would like to participate in the Supported Employment Initiative, please contact Allana Thompson at or 770.677.9362.

Supported Employment

Supported Employment clients receive assistance from job coaches.

Businesses and Collaborators

The following have partnered with the Supported Employment Initiative to provide opportunities to our clients (Thank You):

Ace Hardware | Advance Auto Parts | Amazon | AMC Theatre | Atlanta Beverage Company | Atlanta Jewish Academy | Best Buy | Burger King | Burn Studios | Canterbury Court | Dollar Tree | Fulton county Library System (Sandy Springs Library) | GA Dept of Natural Resources | Goodwill | Hand, Hoof, and Heart | Helping Feed Atlanta | Home Depot | Hongar Farms | Jewish HomeLife | Kroger | Mellow Mushroom | Novo Health System | Puppy Haven | Right Smile | Salesforce | Salon Red | Sprouts Farmer's Market | Target | Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe | The Davis Academy | The Epstein School | The Manor Golf and Country Club | The Weber School | Walgreens | Walmart | Weinstein School JCC

If you are an Employer and would like to know more about working with our Supported Employment Initiative, please contact Lillian Gibson, M.R.C., at or 770.677.9359.