Perspectives Employment Services is dedicated to providing job seekers and employers in Rhode Island the tools and resources they need to achieve success. Please consider the following resources for further information on the issues that matter most to you.


Employment First

Employment First Rhode Island

Assuring that people with disabilities can access employment services in the community

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities

Rhode Island College's University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, & Service

Rhode Island Association of People Supporting Employment (APSE)

National organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities

Supported Employment Leadership Network

A cross-state cooperative venture of agencies committed to improving employment outcomes for youth and adults with developmental disabilities

Rhode Island

RI Division of Developmental Disabilities

Planning, providing for and administering a community system of services and supports for adults with developmental disabilities

RI Governor's Commission

Ensuring that all people with disabilities are afforded the opportunities to exercise all the rights and responsibilities accorded to citizens of RI

Office of Rehabilitation Services

Providing a wide variety of services to Rhode Islanders with disabilities

Office of Disability Employment Policy

Developing and influencing policies and practices that increase the number and quality of employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Rhode Island Developmental Disabilities Council

Planning, services and advocacy for the civil and human rights of people with developmental disabilities and their families

Parent Support Network of RI

An organization of families supporting families with children, youth, and young adults who experience or are at risk for serious behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health challenges

RI Parent Information Network (RIPIN)

A non-profit agnecy that providing direct linkages for parents and children with special health care needs in Rhode Island to obtain the services and supports needed for health care and education

RI Department of Education

Teachers and administrators, instruction and assessment, and other information pertaining to education in Rhode Island

The Autism Project

A unique collaboration of parents and professionals developing a comprehensive system of care and resources that meet the needs of children and adults with autism

For Employers

US Department of Justice Tax Incentives For Businesses

Businesses can take advantage of two Federal tax incentives available to help cover costs of making access improvements for customers with disabilities

Job Accomodation Network

A summary of tax incentives related to accessibility and the employment of people with disabilities

For Job Seekers

New England TACE

Technical assistance and continuing education services for state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners

TechACCESS Rhode Island

Assistive technology (AT) services for people with disabilities in RI

RI Public Transit Authority (RIPTA)

Bus schedules, maps, fares and other resources for public transportation commuters