SEP / Community Enterprises

What is the Supported Education Program?

The Supported Education Program (SEP) is run as a partnership between Community Enterprises, Inc. and Manchester Community College. SEP offers workers trained in basic clerical skills such as basic keyboarding, computing, filing, answering the phones and operating basic office machinery. Trainees also participate in manyinternship opportunities set up during the program for further work experience.

SEP provides qualified job coaches (at no cost to the employer) who support our workers until they are comfortable with their new duties. This follow- along support continues to address issues as they arise and to see that the worker succeeds.

Graduates Can Provide Your Business With:

  • Pre-screened applicants
  • Applicants who are well-trained for an entry level clerical position
  • Hard working employees
  • On-site training provided by our experienced job coaches at no cost to your business
  • Clinical Support
  • Affirmative Action candidates
  • Federal tax credits

Community Enterprises, Inc.

For 25 years Community Enterprises, Inc. a private, nonprofit organization with offices throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York, has been devoted to providing supported employment services to people with disabilities.

Through the Supported Education Program, Community Enterprises, Inc. offers individualized training, job development and work experience opportunities to people with special needs.

Our Business Advisory Council Members include:

Fleet Bank
Technology & Operations
Hartford, CT

Hartford Life
Simsbury, CT

Windsor Chamber of Commerce
Windsor, CT

J & B Sportswear and Lettering
South Windsor, CT

All-Brite & Company
Tolland, CT

(Dependable Business Alternatives)
Enfield, CT

Big Y Food Market
Manchester, CT

Super Stop and Shop
Windsor, CT
Last Update: April 13 2009
For additional information, contact: Beth Goodwin