Employment Concepts

Employment Concepts helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find employment, and helps businesses find qualified employees while enjoying tax incentives and benefitting the community. The program is part of a national initiative to help those with disabilities become contributing members of their community through meaningful, integrated employment.

Preparing for the Workplace

Employment Concepts provides employment services that are funded by ORS and BHDDH. When referred to Employment Concepts, you will have access to an array of services that are designed to help you establish competitive community employment:

  • Vocational evaluations
  • Community-based work evaluations
  • Job development
  • Job placement
  • Job coaching
  • Long-term job coaching
  • Retention
  • Benefits counseling referrals

Employment plans are individualized to provide the support services desired for success in the workplace.

How Employment Concepts Can Help Your Business

Our job seekers are well-qualified and offer a broad range of skills and abilities. Our professional staff prepares each individual for the workplace and provides on-the-job support to help them succeed.

By partnering with the Trudeau Center’s Employment Concepts program, your business will not only make a positive impact on individuals’ lives and the greater community, your business will also benefit from staffing support and tax incentives.

Meet the Adult Services Leadership

Charlotte Higham

Charlotte Higham

Vice President of Adult Services

Diane Varieur

Diane Varieur

Director of Adult Clinical Services

Program Contact Information and Location

Patterson Building

(401) 823-0051


250 Commonwealth Avenue
Warwick, RI 02886

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