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IPS supported employment

 Need help finding a job? Heritage provides support to those engaged in treatment at Heritage and need assistance locating and/or maintaining employment.

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is a model of supported employment for people with serious mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia spectrum disorder, bipolar, depression). 


IPS supported employment helps people living with behavioral health conditions work at regular jobs of their choosing. Although variations of supported employment exist, IPS refers to the evidence-based practice of supported employment.

Research shows that employment  is an important social determinant of health and participation in employment can enhance health and wellbeing.


 During Fiscal Year 2020, Heritage's IPS Employment Program assisted...


  • 20 People have gained employment

  • 12 People have maintained employment

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