For many people living with severe mental illness, an important recovery goal is to be productively employed in a meaningful position. However, finding appropriate employment and maintaining it while living with a mental illness can be challenging.
Places for People provides Individual Placement and Support (IPS) to help people with severe mental illness get and maintain competitive jobs. Research demonstrates that IPS, an evidence-based practice, is the most effective way to assist and support competitive employment in the community for people with severe mental illnesses.
Support provided to clients seeking employment by PfP's vocational specialists includes:
This program is designed to meet employers' needs, as well as clients' needs. Accordingly, PfP's vocational specialists reach out to prospective/current employers to address employers' needs, including:
Read Jackie's story to learn more about the value and success of PfP's Individual Placement and Support program.
For more information about this program, please contact Michelle Fassler at 314-615-9105, ext. 286, or
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If you would like to learn more about Places for People's intake services, please call our Welcome Center at (314) 615-2111. Individuals seeking services at Places for People do not need an appointment. The Places for People Welcome Center, 4130 Lindell Blvd, 63108, has walk-in hours Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. All walk-ins will meet with an intake clinician for screening, information about PfP services, and/or community resources.
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