The Milestones Program is a contract through the Alabama Department of Rehabilitative Services that provides individuals with disabilities a pathway to independence through supported employment and community involvement.

Milestone 1 – Determination of Need:  A minimum of two situational assessments in a community setting and integrated work environment.

Milestone 1-A – Profile Interview and Support Team:  Includes consumers health information, profiles and job matching.

Milestone 2 – Hire:  Consumer  works with a job coach in a position that meets all Federal and State Supported Employment Guidelines.

Milestone 3 – Job Retention:  Intensive support provided to assist the consumer in adjusting to community based integrated.  Job coaching is faded out over time.

Milestone 4 – Closure:  Consumer completes 90 days of work.