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Employment Services

  • Client directly hired by Panda Express

    Direct-Hire Placements at Business Partners’ Locations

  • Work Crew at Kowalski's Market

    Crews with Peers at Business Partners’ Locations

  • Clients assembling greeting cards at center-based workforce

    Onsite Work at Merrick

We offer support in the next BIG step for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities to Explore, Develop and Maintain desired employment. This person-centered approach focuses on each individual’s skill set and preferences. Equally as important as securing the right job is maintaining the right job. To support this success, we provide soft skills training, on the job training, and ongoing follow up support for the duration of the individual’s employment at a business partner’s location

Merrick provides Employment Exploration, Development, and Support services to clients in our programs or new enrollees who have indicated the desire to pursue employment in the general workforce. The combination of these services prepare individuals with the right supports.

Our program staff complete assessments, offer and provide skills training (and re-training when requested by the individual or business partner) and support each client in the step-by-step process of identifying, securing, and maintaining employment.

Admission Inquiries

To inquiry about our employment services, please visit our admission inquiries page and complete our online admission application.

2021 Online AuctionReady, Set, Bid!

Starting on Monday, October 25, you’re invited to place bids at Merrick, Inc.’s 4th Annual Online Auction for the chance to come out on top when bidding closes on Thursday, November 4.

With the holiday season just around the corner, this is a perfect opportunity for you to find a unique gift for a loved one while also supporting a worthy cause.

Go to today to place your bids.