NC Employment First Steering Committee

North Carolina

State Policies & Initiatives: 
The NC Employment First Steering Committee  “is a statewide workgroup that formed in 2011 with more than 30 members currently representing various disability groups- Mental Illness, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Substance Abuse/co-occurring, Autism, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and Traumatic Brain Injury. The goals of this group are to:
  • Develop the future of employment services in this state
  • Strengthen the broad-based collaborative effort between the state divisions, advocates, organizations, stakeholders, consumers and families 
  • Be a launching point for ideas, issues, initiatives”
  • Department of Rehabilitation Services
  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Other
  • Mental Health
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • APSE, NC Association of Persons in Supported Employment , NC Association of Rehabilitation Facilities, NC Business Leadership Network, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities, NC Department of Commerce, Division of Workforce Solutions, NC Department of P