Employment Services

Ace Employment Services, 327 Elm St.,-2nd floor, Buffalo, NY 14203, (716) 884-5216, www.restoration-societyinc.org Offer a range and continuum of vocational rehabilitation services that assist customers to choose, get and maintain preferred competitive employment positions.

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)-Buffalo District Office, 508 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202, tel. (716) 848-8001, TTY (716) 848-8105, www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/ Provides vocational counseling and rehabilitation services to assist in obtaining successful employment outcomes for people with disabilities and their employers.

Aspire of W NY’ s Individualized Career & Transition Services (ICTS), Tri-Main Center, 295 Main St., Suite 422, Buffalo, NY 14214, tel. (716) 836-7235, www.aspirewny.org Provides Career Development opportunities for individuals over the age of 18, with Developmental and other Disabilities.

Community Employment Services, Learning Disabilities Association of Western New York, 2555 Elmwood Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217, tel. (716) 874-7200, www.ldaofwny.org Assist individuals in obtaining and retaining a job. Employment services include: Pre-Vocational and Vocational Assessments, Placement Program, Supported Work Program.

Goodwill Industries of Western New York, Inc., 1119 William St., Buffalo, NY 14206, tel. (716) 854-3494, www.goodwillwny.org Helps individuals and families achieve a better life through work and independence.

Innovative Placements, PO Box 801, Buffalo, NY 14201, Andrea Todaro, (716) 883-1793, cell (716) 566-0251, www.innovativeplacementswny.com Placement service which matches clients to the hiring requirements of area employers and human resource professionals.

New York Makes Work Pay, Hotline-1-888-224-3272, 1-877- 671-6844 TTD, www.nymakesworkpay.org Statewide initiative, funded by the Center for Medicaid Services, intended to improve the rate of employment among people with disabilities. Leadership provided to advance prospects for employment and economic self-sufficiency.

New York State Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped (CBVH), tel. 1-866-871-3000, Buffalo Office is at 295 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14202, tel. (716) 847-3516, www.ocfs.state.ny.us Services include a Vocational Rehabilitation Program and a Business Enterprise Program.

Statler Center for Careers, 1170 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14209, tel. (716-882-1025), www.OlmstedCenter.org Provide training for the blind, visually impaired and physically disabled individuals. Students learn technology and business skills for meaningful employment.