There is HOPE.
For help, call
513-536-HOPE (4673)
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Supported Employment Facts
  • 75% of persons with mental illness want to work
  • 2/3 of persons with serious mental illness live in poverty
  • 15% of community mental health center clientele have some form of employment
  • 40% of persons with mental illness don’t work because of fear of losing benefits, including healthcare; many more don’t work full-time because of the same fear
  • With early intervention (eg., after first episode) it’s possible to achieve employment rates as high as 90%  
The unique aspects of Lindner Center of HOPE’s Supported Employment program include:
  • Focus is on the “individual” and his/her “dreams”
  • Ability to serve “anyone” who is in need of assistance with educational/employment goals
  • Goal-setting skills that can be used in all aspects of life
  • Resources
  • Networking opportunities  
Vocational Computer Lab
As a service to our patients, Lindner Center of HOPE provides computer-related vocational services including job searches and basic computer skills classes. Any patient who has received services at Lindner Center of HOPE during the past 6 months is eligible.

Curriculum
  1. Introduction to computers
  2. Microsoft Word
  3. Creating a resume
  4. Creating a cover letter
  5. Basic internet navigation and email
  6. Online job search
  7. Troubleshooting technical issues and community resources
  8. Interview skills 

The vocational computer lab is available Tuesdays, 3:45p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
To sign up call Melissa McCarthy at 513-536-0624.