Pre-Employment Transition Program (P.E.T.S.)
This program is for high school students who are eligible for OVR services. Services provided include classroom training with curriculums focused on several topics such as self-advocacy training, job independent living skills training, and work based learning training. This program also allows for individual services including job shadowing and work based learning opportunities.
Community Employment - Choose Your Future
This program provides high school and out of school youth with job readiness and job seeker skills. Job development assistance and job coaching support is provided as needed. Goodwill’s staff works closely with the special education and guidance departments of area school districts, the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, the PA Career Link and other job training partners. Employment Specialists provide support and assistance to help overcome employment barriers faced by economically disadvantaged or disabled individuals throughout the agency’s eleven (11) county service area of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
S.E.A.L. (Social, Emotional And Learning) is an after school skills development program targeting children ages 6 to 16 with developmental and/or emotional challenges. The program offers an opportunity for socialization and recreation counseling that reinforces positive social skills and a weekly respite for parents/guardians. The program uses evidence based curriculums on anti-bullying strategies and the development of age appropriate social skills. The curriculum emphasizes areas such as getting along with others, avoiding conflicts, and anger management. The program also fosters making healthy choices, citizenship, and introducing job skills to participants.
S.E.A.L. runs extended hours during the summer months.