EmploymentMRS is an agency that helps eligible customers and employers achieve quality employment outcomes and independence for individuals with disabilities. MRS works in partnership with individuals with disabilities to prepare for and obtain competitive employment.Carrie Rhine-Kilel, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (800) 481-7837For more information, please select the link below:
School To Employment Preparation (STEP)
STEP offers students the opportunity to gain necessary work-skills while earning a paycheck! Students must be MRS clients to participate.
Michigan Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP)
Emily Easterling, Rehabilitation Counselor
BSBP offers extracurricular and volunteer activities, job shadowing, mentoring, and work experience for students with visual impairments.Youth Employment InformationEverything you need to know about labor laws and resources that impact youth!
EducationThis program offers training while you earn cash and one of the training sites is located in Allegan County! The program consists of a four-year course of practical on-the-job training, supplemented by periodic attendance at a Michigan Carpenters Training Facility located in Detroit, Fennville, Mason, Saginaw, Grayling, and Marquette.Michigan Career & Technical Institute (MCTI) is an educational center for adults with disabilities in Michigan offering career assessment services that help students explore job options. MCTI has 13 training programs and offers job placement services after completion.