UPMC Vocational Training Center

Mission Statement:

The UPMC Vocational Training Center supports the belief that people with developmental disabilities should be empowered to plan and direct their lives. The Center provides a flexible continuum of vocational training and employment supports to help our program participants make informed choices about their vocational goals. Our facility-based program provides vocational and functional training with a focus on job readiness skills. Our supported employment program offers individualized assistance in exploring, acquiring, and maintaining competitive employment for both adults with disabilities and transitioning students.

Program Director:

John Anthony

Address:

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic
Merck Adult and Child Services
3811 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone:

(412) 246-6262 ext. 0

Fax:

(412) 246-6070

Website:

http://www.upmc.com/Services/autism/adult/Pages/default.aspx

Contact:

John Anthony at anthonyjp@upmc.edu

Licensing/Accreditation:

PA Department of Public Welfare, Office of Developmental Programs;
The Joint Commission

Counties Served:

Allegheny

Types of Service Provided:

Prevocational Services (2390); Job Finding/Job Support. The UPMC Vocational Training Center is a part of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disorders, which provides a range of services for children, adolescents and adults with autism spectrum or developmental disabilities.

Approximate Number of Individuals Served:

77

Number of Employees:

16

Approximate Amount of MR Contract:

$0.9 million

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