Vocational Rehabilitation

HELPING CLIENTS ACHIEVE THEIR CAREER & LIFE GOALS

CCS is an approved Community Rehabilitation Program Provider for employment-related services assisted by Minnesota Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS). CCS is committed to providing a holistic team approach that supports integrated competitive employment for individuals of all abilities.

We offer a wide range of employment services for both youth and adults. We serve clients throughout West Central Minnesota. 

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Pre ETS Services

Pre-ETS programming is available to students aged 14 to 21 with a documented disability who are enrolled in high school or post-secondary education/training.  


The goal of Pre-ETS is to help students with disabilities explore, increase awareness, and prepare for post-secondary employment and education options through five core services – Job Exploration Counseling, Workplace Readiness Training, Work-based Learning Experiences, Counseling on Post-secondary Education or Training, and Self-advocacy. 


CCS's Pre ETS Services Provided:

  • Instruction in Self-Advocacy

  • Introductory Work Activities

  • Internship

  • Job Exploration Counseling

  • Post-Secondary Education Counseling

  • Workplace Readiness Training

  • Work Experience

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General Services

​The MN Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS) program partners with high schools and other community partners to arrange for or provide employment services at no charge to students who are between the ages of 14 through 21 and who have one of the following:

  • An Individualized Education Program (IEP)

  • A 504 Plan

  • A record or note from a mental health or medical provider

  • A SSA beneficiary award letter

CCS's General Services Provided:

  • Informational Interview

  • Internship Services

  • Job Seeking Skills Training

  • Job Shadow

  • Postsecondary Supports

  • Transportation Training

  • Work Experience