Supported Employment Services



Supported Employment

What is Supported Employment Services?

Supported Employment Services is a program that helps Home and Community Services (HCS) clients who want to work and meet the Foundational Community Supports (FCS) criteria to become employed in integrated community employment. 

What does the program include?

The Supported Employment Services program provides one-to-one services by a provider, including: 

  • Person-centered services that support your employment plan.
  • Individualized services to help you become employed and stay employed.
  • Employment supports such as:
    • Pre-vocational job-related discovery.
    • Individualized job development and placement.
    • Education and planning for your state and federal benefits.
    • Job coaching and employer negotiation support.
    • Employment sustaining and career advancement services.

The program will help you find competitive employment that reflects your interests and desires through:

  • Pre-employment services — activities that help individuals become employed. 
  • Employment-sustaining services — activities that support individuals in retaining and maintaining employment.

What are the Eligibility Requirements?

  • Age 16 or older.
  • Enrolled in Apple Health (Medicaid);
  • Interested in seeking employment.
  • Additional ALTSA eligibility criteria (Health & Risk factors):
    • Functionally eligible for Long Term Support Services
    • Open CARE plan
  • Other non-ALTSA eligibility criteria

How can I get more information about Supported Employment?
Do you want to work but are still determining if you can? Talk to your case manager, social worker, community choice guide, or one of our Supported Employment Program managers at or call 1-844-427-8256