All ABC Programs Are Dedicated to Consumer Choice
Person-Centered programs and services have been created to address individual needs and desires. By wrapping services around individuals, we achieve a level of satisfaction that has been the key to their success for over 60 years.
Ability Enterprises: For people who need extra help on the job or to develop the skills to obtain a competitive job. Rec/Leisure components are also a part of this program, based on individual interests. This program is located in Rochester, MN.
Ability Integrated: A volunteer and recreation program that focuses on skill-building activities that take place in integrated community-based settings. This program is located in Rochester, MN.
Ability Options: For people who choose social, leisure, and recreational activities. This non-vocational program is located in Rochester, MN.
Abilities Unlimited: An Adult Day program for people who have acquired physical and/or cognitive impairments as a result of traumatic brain injury, stroke, accident, or a variety of other conditions. All activities are designed to enhance cognitive, social and communication skills. This program is located in Rochester, MN.
Center-Based Employment: For people who want to work, but face personal barriers to community employment. ABC Rochester is not accepting new referrals into this program, but center-based services are available through Woodland Industries in Caledonia, MN.
Competitive Placement: For people needing guided exploration of career goals, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and getting a job in the community. Services available include: Job Seeking Skills Training, Informational Interviews, Job Shadows and Job Development for Competitive, Integrated Employment.
Customized Employment: Finds the skills, interests and ideal conditions of a job seeker through the Discovery Process. The information gathered is then used to pursue customized job development services. This program is offered in both Rochester, MN and Houston County.
Employer of Record Services: Employer of Record Services assist clients in their efforts to direct their own supports. These services are available in Houston County, MN.
Independent Living Skills: For people who may live independently, but need extra help with daily living (i.e., riding the bus, doing laundry, cooking, shopping and banking). This program is offered out of Rochester, MN and Houston County.
Supported Employment: For individuals who benefit from working on a crew to develop essential work skills to help obtain future independent, competitive employment; or have obtained competitive employment and benefit from long-term supports to help maintain employment. ABC has Supported Employment programs in both Rochester, MN and Caledonia, MN.
Vocational Evaluation: For a person with little or no employment history, this program aims to provide an assessment of work skills and interests. ABC offers Vocational Evaluation in both Rochester, MN, and Caledonia, MN.
ABC Works: For people who need extra help on the job or to develop the skills to obtain a competitive job. Rec/Leisure components are also a part of this program, based on individual interests. ABC Works has locations in La Crescent and Caledonia, MN.