Supported Employment

 Supported Employment provides support to adults looking for permanent employment in the community. 

Services include assessment, job development, coaching, intensive training, and long-term follow along.

Your Arc of the Triangle Employment Specialist will:

    • Meet with you to learn about your skills, abilities and interests to help you find a job.
    • Work with you to create a resume and build interview skills.
    • Advocate to find potential job opportunities.
    • Take you to meet employers and help you through the application and interview process.
    • Provide you with a job coach to provide on the job training to ensure maximum independence and success.
    • Assist you with transportation training if needed.
    • Monitor your work and progress.
    • Help you to become part of the work team.
    • Provide long term supports and follow-up as needed.


It's easy to get started! The referral will come to us through your local Vocational Rehabilitation office:

Durham County:

4312 Western Park Place
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 560-6810

Orange County:

548 Smith Level Road
Carrboro, NC 27510
(919) 969-7350

Wake County:

4900 Waters Edge Dr
Raleigh, NC 27699
(919) 859-8301

For more information on Vocational Rehabilitation, click here!





FOR EMPLOYERS: The Arc of the Triangle supports the principle that all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities [I/DD] should have the opportunity to work in their communities. 

  • People with I/DD are reliable and dedicated employees
  • Customer loyalty increases - people feel good spending money at a business that supports the community
  • Workplace diversity
  • Tax credit and other government resources
  • Community Awareness
  • No-cost job candidate pre-screening - offering the best possible candidate
  • On the job training assistance - setting up new employees for success



All Supported Employment participants are subject to The Arc’s policy on non-discrimination. Participation is not based on race, color, creed, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, or any other consideration protected by federal, state, and local laws.