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.