• Employment
     
    Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS)
    MRS 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) 481-7837
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    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)
    (269) 337-7897
    Emily Easterling, Rehabilitation Counselor
    BSBP offers extracurricular and volunteer activities, job shadowing, mentoring, and work experience for students with visual impairments.
     
    Everything you need to know about labor laws and resources that impact youth!
     
     
  • Education
     
    This 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.