Education and employment plays a critical role for individuals in recovery from mental
illness and substance use disorder. Through the East House Education and
Employment Services Program, clients develop the necessary skills, experience, and
confidence to increase their potential for meaningful activity. East House Education
and Employment Services programs include the Paul Wolk Learning Center, ACCES-VR,
Cognitive Remediation, East House Enrichment Program at RIT, among others. Services provided
include: basic reading and math education, TASC preparation (formerly GED);
computer skills training; vocational assessment and counseling; job readiness training;
referrals to schools and skills training programs; and job development, placement and
retention assistance; and follow along support.
Individuals eligible for East House Education and Employment Services include East House current clients and alumni. Outside referrals are also made through ACCES-VR, Recovery Care Treatment Providers at Pathway Houses of Rochester, Unity Women’s Community Residence, Catholic Family Center Residential Units and DePaul SROs.
East House Education and Employment Services are located at Monroe Square, 259 Monroe Avenue, Suite 200, Rochester, NY 14607.
If you are an employer looking for a recruiting source, please consider East House. East House Education and Employment Services will provide:
• Prescreened and qualified applicants
• Financial incentives
• Possible tax credits
• Job retention support
Education and Employment Services applicants have explored their career choices. Through vocational screening and testing, we aim to ensure that each individual applies for jobs that match his or her qualifications and preferences. In addition, staff will work with employers to gain a full understanding of job requirements and specifications prior to recommending a candidate.
For more information about East House Education and Employment Services, please contact EES@easthouse.org or call 585.238.4800