24 Hour Emergency Contact Number (803) 775-9364|
Office Hours M-F 8:30am to 5:00pm
|The IPS Program is dedicated to working on the behalf of employers and employees to ensure that diversity is incorporated into the workforce in a way that is beneficial to all parties to ensure a more successful work environment.|
|Evidence Based Principles|
|• Eligibility is based on Personal Choice.
• Follow along support is continuous.
• Competitive Employment is the Goal.
• Job search starts soon after a person expresses interest in working.
• Personal preference is important.
|Personalized Benefits Planning|
|Benefits planning and guidance help persons served make informed decisions about job starts and changes.Work Candidates will receive ongoing support from employment specialist to help ensure employee and employer satisfaction.|
|Our philosophy is that all people who want to work can work and achieve competitive employment.|
Zero Exclusion: All persons with disabilities can work and no one should be
excluded from the opportunity to work.
Competitive Employment: Emphasis is on helping Work Candidates secure and maintain competitive employment.
Rapid Job Search: The process of looking for work begins as soon as a Work Candidate expresses interest in desire to work.
Time Unlimited Follow Along Support: Each Work Candidate is provided continuous time unlimited support through all stages of employment for as along as needed and/or desired.
Attention to Work Candidate’s Preferences: Careful attention to the Work Candidate’s preferences & strengths provides best starting points for creating good employee.
|Qualified Work Candidates are matched with employers. Work Candidates are prescreened for jobs according to his/her skills and interests. Employment Specialist/Job Coach provides continuous support to employers and employees. Tax Credits are available for hiring Work Candidates in the IPS Program.|
|CARF Accredidation||Contact Us|
Sumter Clinic: (803) 775-9364
Sumter Main Center Annex: (803) 774-2103
Sumter CAF: (803) 775-7898
Kershaw Clinic: (803) 432-5323
Clarendon Clinic: (803) 435-2124
Lee Clinic: (803) 484-9414
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