Employment & Transition Services

A VARIETY OF EMPLOYMENT AND TRANSITION SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE, AND WE CUSTOMIZE SERVICES TO MEET THE SPECIFIC NEEDS OF EACH PARTICIPANT.

Hope Academy - Project SEARCH

This business-led collaboration helps young adults with special needs develop job search skills through internships where they learn to gain and maintain employment.

  • Primary goal is paid employment

  • Potential participants must complete a written application and interview

  • Financial assistance may be available from the McKay Scholarship Program, Gardiner Scholarship, Vocational Rehab funding, or other sources

This is a full-time program, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. weekdays and aligns with the Duval County Public School calendar.

For enrollment details, please call 904-346-5100.

Employment Services

Our Employment Services program provides job search and employment assistance to individuals with disabilities who want to find or maintain a job. Our team of certified and experienced employment professionals provide onsite job coaching to help support and encourage all program participants. Participants are taught career-related skills that help them become valuable employees. 

For more information, please call 904-346-5100.

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Paid On-the-job Training

Persons 16 years and older and older may qualify to receive receive paid on-the-job training. Our program helps individuals with “abilities”  prepare for success in the workplace.

We’re currently helping develop three young adults reach their career goals in facilities, assistive technology and customer service/reception.

On-campus trainers help our interns acclimate to the employment environment while gaining valuable work experience. Our interns enjoy being part of a team, attending staff meetings, and are proud to wear official Hope Haven name badges.  

For more details, please call 904-346-5100.