• Supported Employment

  • Competitive Employment

  • Work Conditioning

  • Benefits Planning

  • Ticket To Work


Our Expertise

We specialize in working with individuals with barriers to employment such as people with disabilities, people with limited work experience as well as graduates from our sister program.

  • The College for Technical Education
  • vocational skills training program.

    Our Approach

    Using an extensive assessment and screening process we get to know our applicants' abilities and preferences and match them with employers who have positions to fill.

    Services Often Include

    Career Planning
    Application Assistance
    Job Readiness Classes
    Arranging Reliable Transportation
    Professional Development
    On The Job Training
    Resume' Writing
    Long Term Support


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    About Our Team

    • Rick Christman

      Employment Solutions helps people with barriers to employment to become self-sufficient. As a non-profit organization Employment Solutions is non-owned and is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board works strictly on an unpaid, volunteer basis. Any excess revenue generated by Employment Solutions is retained by the organization to further strengthen and promote our charitable mission. Contact Rick Christman, CEO at rchristman@employmentsolutionsinc.org or call 859.272.5225
    • Waiver Services

    • Aja Jacobi

      Life Works provides behavioral supports and other therapeutic services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. Contact Aja Jacobi, Director of Facility and Community Based Services at 859-253-2658 x 130
    • Alicia Watts

      Community Access Provides One on one service to increase social skill and independence in the home and community. Contact Assistant Program Director Alicia Watts at 859-253-2658 at ext. 126
    • Nicole Kelley

      Expressive Programs provides opportunities for people with developmental disabilities to engage in various forms of creative expression, life skils, community exploration, horticulture and physical fitness. Contact Director Nicole Kelley at 859.253.2658 EXT. 116
    • Tony Wilson

      Sunnyside offers adults with intellectual/developmentaldisabilities stable and enriching services with empowerment through choices, self expression, and community involvement. Contact Directior Tony Wison at 859.288.7580
    • Steve Watts

      Q-Box utilizes a workforce consisting primarily of people with severe disabilities to manufacture corrugated boxes and packaging materials as well as assembly operations for local manufacturers and businesses. Contact Director Steve Watts 859.253.2658 ext. 122
    • Walt Barbour

      Fresh Approach utilizes a workforce consisting primarily of people with severe disabilities to process fresh vegetable and fruit products that are custom ordered by restaurants and food distributors. Contact Director Walt Barbour at 859.253.2658 ext. 133
    • Employment

    • Nicole Dummitt

      Bluegrass Career Services (BCS) provides work readiness skills, permanent job placement and on-the-job support to people with barriers to employment. Contact Director Nicole Dummitt at 859.272.4855 ext. 108
    • Sharon Marsee

      Employment Solutions Personnel (ESP) provides temporary employment for various disadvantaged persons. Contact Director Sharon Marsee at 859.971.1306 ext. 128
    • Education

    • Andrea Mason

      College for Technical Education (CTE) offers vocational education within six occupational areas including Office Administration, Building and Maintenance Technician, Food and Hospitality Professional, Early Childhood Education, Cosmetology and Medical Assistant. Contact Director Andrea Mason at 859.272.5225 ext. 105
    • Mandy Burress

      Campus Kids Early Learning Center in conjunction with CTE's Early Childhood Education program provides a licensed day care to children ranging from ages infant to age five. Contact Director Mandy Burris at 859.271.7670
    • Nicole Stromberg

      Textures in conjunction with CTE's Cosmetology program offers a full range of salon services to the general public in Lexington and Winchester. Contact Director Nicole Stromberg at 859.278.7483
    • Cathy Vance

      Sauté Café in conjunction CTE's Food and Hospitality Program offers a full range of catering services for events both large and small. Contact Director Cathy Vance at 859.272.5225 ext. 140