PILR assists job seekers with disabilities to achieve their vocational goals. This is a cooperative effort between the job seeker, his/her vocational rehabilitation counselor, and PILR’s employment specialists. These services can include teaching interviewing skills, writing resumes, job search, job development, obtaining, entering, and maintaining competitive employment. Other employment services can include intensive support services, community based work assessments, and computer training.

PILR embraces and promotes the belief that every individual should have the opportunity and support needed to live and work as independently as possible. PILR works in cooperation with Kansas Rehabilitation Services to assist qualified individuals with disabilities to obtain, enter, and maintain competitive employment. Intensive Job development, placement, and follow-up services are provided. This might involve services identified above and including job seeking skills, follow up after consumer has applied with an employer, individualized Job development/meeting potential employers, or follow up with the employee or employer after entering employment.

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Tracy M working on road signs at Lowen Sign Company

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