Career & Employment

The Arc Erie County New York is committed to connecting people with the right supports to achieve their individual employment goals.


Pre-Vocational Supports

The Arc Erie County New York offers a variety of pre-employment services ranging from paid employment, volunteerism to the career discovery process all in an integrated setting. Services are individualized to achieve personal goals whether it be to enhance work skills or explore career interests. Individuals often transition from Pre-employment Services to Community Employment Programs.


Individuals will learn skills such as such as:

  • Following directions
  • Good attendance
  • Problem solving
  • Task completion
  • Community safety
  • Community mobility training


Individuals will engage in practicing skills such as:

  • Resume writing
  • Interviewing
  • Touring other employment locations
  • Completing interest assessments

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Career & Employment

News & Events

Our New Southtowns Location is Now Open

Monday, April 3rd was an exciting day for our staff and the people we support in Hamburg. It was move-in day, the long awaited day to officially move into the New Southtowns Service Center located at 56 Main Street in the Village of Hamburg. Learn More

2017 Heritage Centers Golf Classic Results

Thank you to our sponsors, golfers, and volunteers that made the 2017 Heritage Golf Classic a huge success! Click through to find out the day's winners and to see photos from this beautiful day to benefit Heritage Centers. Learn More