A sheltered workshop provides persons with disabilities a training environment specially designed to accommodate the limitations arising from their disabilities, in which they can be trained to engage in allowance-generating work process, learn to adjust to normal work requirements, develop social skills and relationships and prepare for potential advancement to competitive employment where possible. The Pulaski County Sheltered Workshop is funded through the SB40 and many of the employees are also clients of the TCM. As of December 2019, the workshop employed 45 individuals with developmental disabilities, and 4 staff members. The workshop continues to strive for new opportunities and work experiences!
Whether you’re new to employment, or are trying to get back into the working world, the Support Coordinator can help you access pre-employment services, job coaching, and job shadowing. Our team will be with every step of the way!