Employment Solutions Services

The DSAJ provides employment solutions for businesses and adults with Down syndrome.

What This Means for Local Employers

To employers who may be interested in hiring someone with Down syndrome – and those who are already working with us to provide these awesome opportunities – please feel free to reach out and take the next steps with our association. We provide you with a holistic support system designed to create and maintain a successful working relationship with your newest star employee. We work one-on-one with your employee, provide any additional training as well as education and awareness training for your existing team to ensure there is a comfortable work environment for all. 

Employment Services Provided to Those We Serve

  • On-the-Job training 
  • One-on-one job coaching 
  • Employment placement services 
  • Supported employment services 

Referral Process:

In order to receive employment services from the Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville, you must first contact Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and complete a referral form. This can be done in-person or online.

If you have any questions or are interested in employment please contact Peyton Miller at 904-353-6300 or at [email protected]

Companies who partner in hiring individuals with Down syndrome: