The Lexington Vocational Services Center seeks to maximize the potential of adults who are deaf through employment. Their goal is to build a bridge between the business and deaf communities because they know that employees who are deaf are highly capable individuals. The Lexington Vocational Services Center, established in 1987, offers a comprehensive range of supported employment programs for employees who are deaf and the businesses that hire them. These supported employment programs include: assessment of an individual's skills and development of a supported work placement plan; job development, job placement, placement of a Job Coach on the first day of employment to assist with training; provision of follow-along services to the client and the employer for the entire duration of employment to ensure that the relationship between employer and employee continues to be satisfactory. The Vocational Services Center also provides: awareness training for staff working with deaf employees; consultation pertaining to the American with Disabilities Act; staff training on ADA mandates; sign language classes; independent living services.
30th Avenue & 75th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
(718) 899-8800 Adele Agin, Executive Director
(718) 350-3031 (TTY)