Recognizing that meaningful employment is at the heart of a happy and independent adulthood, Chapel Haven has created an entire division dedicated to providing the most effective and unique employment model for both our client populations : CareerAbility*

Trans-disciplinary teams make sure that ultimate placements are individually matched to every client’s abilities, desires and dreams

What makes the CareerAbility*
employment model exceptional

A unique state-of-the-art hybrid assessment process, incorporating career advisement and vocational elements

A broad range of opportunities for experiential career exploration

Job Skill Development

Enhanced employment placement services

Trans-disciplinary teams make sure that ultimate placements are individually matched to every client’s abilities, desires and dreams

What makes the CareerAbility*
employment model exceptional

A unique state-of-the-art hybrid assessment process, incorporating career advisement and vocational elements

A broad range of opportunities for experiential career exploration

Job Skill Development

Enhanced employment placement services

And what is an ultimate placement? Our tag line is “lifelong employment tailored to your needs.”

BROAD
PREFERENCES

BROAD
APTITUDES

CAREER EXPLORATION SELECTION

CAREER DEVELOPMENT
ADVISOR

REFINE SUITABLE JOB PARAMETERS

OPTIMALLY SUITED JOB PLACEMENT

We listen, assess, and take time to understand what you are interested in and what you are good at

We offer you a number of career exploration opportunities to get a real understanding of what a career can look like in a particular field

Having a coach at your side as you get a concrete sense of what a job looks and feels like …

…helps you to narrow down what you like to do and what you are most able to do

When you can narrow down not just the field that bests suits you – that translates into long term success!

And what is an ultimate placement? Our tag line is “lifelong employment tailored to your needs.”

BROAD PREFERENCES & BROAD APTITUDES

We listen, assess, and take time to understand what you are interested in and what you are good at

CAREER EXPLORATION SELECTION

We offer you a number of career exploration opportunities to get a real understanding of what a career can look like in a particular field

CAREER DEVELOPMENT
ADVISOR

Having a coach at your side as you get a concrete sense of what a job looks and feels like …

REFINE SUITABLE JOB PARAMETERS

…helps you to narrow down what you like to do and what you are most able to do

OPTIMALLY SUITED JOB PLACEMENT

When you can narrow down not just the field that bests suits you – that translates into long term success!

By developing relationships with multiple employers in our area, we can offer the most choice

Where we work…

As each day goes by, we are working to grow our relationships even further

By developing relationships with multiple employers in our area, we can offer the most choice

Where we work…

As each day goes by, we are working to grow our relationships even further

That is why our results are so far above the national average

NATIONAL AVERAGES

CareerAbility RESULTS

Skill

development

44%

of working-age adults with developmental challenges or autism are receiving job skill development

84%

of adults referred to CareerAbility with developmental challenges or autism are receiving job skill development.

Employment

placement

Only 18%

of working-age adults with developmental challenges or autism actively seeking are competitively employed.

89%

of adults referred to CareerAbility with developmental challenges or autism have been placed in competitive employment

Employment

retention

62%

adults with developmental challenges or autism that remain in competitive employment for at least 90 days

100%

of adults remain in competitive employment for at least 90 days or more.

That is why our results are so far above the national average

NATIONAL AVERAGES

44%

of working-age adults with developmental challenges or autism are receiving job skill development

Only 18%

of working-age adults with developmental challenges or autism actively seeking are competitively employed.

62%

adults with developmental challenges or autism that remain in competitive employment for at least 90 days

CareerAbility RESULTS

84%

of adults referred to CareerAbility with developmental challenges or autism are receiving job skill development.

89%

of adults referred to CareerAbility with developmental challenges or autism have been placed in competitive employment

100%

of adults remain in competitive employment for at least 90 days or more.

Other key features…

 Staff with multiple areas of expertise work as a career management team to provide optimal guidance that ensures your long-term success.

 For each placement a job-specific skills tutorial is devised to enhance your on the job performance and development.

CareerAbility teaches you soft skills and the “hidden workplace curriculum”. We also coach you during your initial days on the job to assist you with acclimating to the work environment and support your success.

We are proud of our results and grateful to the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation for their financial support and vision in the founding of CareerAbility

Contact Info:
Danielle Chiaraluce
Executive Director, CareerAbility Center 
(203) 397-1714, ext. 212

We are proud of our results and grateful to the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation for their financial support and vision in the founding of CareerAbility