Supported Employment

Career & Support Services

Supported Employment

Our Mission

Supported Employment Services (SES) helps individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) to find and sustain meaningful employment within their communities.

Why Choose JF&CS for Supported Employment?

  • Over 85% of our Supported Employment participants are currently part of the workforce in a community-integrated environment
  • All of our employed Supported Employment individuals are paid fairly for their work, receiving equal or better compensation than current market rates
  • We have connections with employers in the local community who are familiar with SES and value the contributions of our participants
  • Our staff is friendly, supportive, informed and reliable

Our Services

We work with trusted employers to offer meaningful job placement tailored to the unique strengths, skills and preferences of the individual. We enhance, support and empower each person’s unique integration into the workforce by helping with:

  • Job searching
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Job applications
  • Interview preparation and coaching
  • On-site and off-site job coaching
  • Communication with workplace supervisors
  • Encouraging self-advocacy
  • Identifying beneficial supports

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.