During the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment rates have reached an alarming high. The rates among people with disabilities is even higher than the national average. Our agency is doing its part to help our clients with disabilities obtain and maintain employment, but we need your help.Our vision for our clients is for them to be as independent as possible, have an enhanced quality of life and to continue to thrive as productive members of society. Your donation will help to provide our clients with the following:
· Training materials needed to complete certificate programs
· Laptop computers for online education
· Assistance with creating resumes for employment
· Stipends for necessary preparation for job interviews (attire, shoes, grooming, etc.)
· Housing and transportation needs
· Capital for small entrepreneurial ventures
We are asking for your donations during these challenging times to continue to provide our clients with the resources they need to succeed and to continue to be productive members of their communities.
SEIS is formed as a non-profit corporation 501(3)(c) under Florida state laws and headed by Priscilla Haynes and Sonia Forbes.
Priscilla and Sonia are both Broward County educators. As educators they teach independent and social skills along with employment related skills through Community Based Instruction (CBI) where they go out in the community with students and teach through volunteering at various job sites. Both are Transition Specialists and Job Coaches who focus on identifying needs and resources and making them available to people with physical, emotional and developmental disabilities. Sonia and Priscilla have a combined teaching and coaching experience of over 30 years working with students and adults with disabilities.