The theme of the Pre-Vocational Program is to "Teach
work with work" so that the client may learn by doing. The program is
industrially oriented, offering clients contract work from various local
businesses and industries. This program provides training and employment
to persons with disabilities. Individuals work on goals designed to
improve his/her work performance.
Each client has a Program Specialist and works in
a group supervised by a Job Coach. The Job Coach instructs clients in
the proper procedure necessary to complete jobs successfully. The Job
Coach then helps the client gain independence in performing the job and
remains available throughout the day to help with problems. Job Coaches
and Program Specialist work as a team to move each client toward
Referrals are made through
agencies such as the Base Service Unit (BSU), Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Health Services (MHS), Veteran's Administration (VA), Blind and visual (BVS),
as well as private insurance companies. Eligibility for services is
determined primarily by the funding agency.
Each applicant must do the
Complete all necessary forms
supplied by BCRC.
Attend a pre-admission
examination by a physician.
from referring agency for funding.
Take responsibility for
transportation to work.
Agree to follow all
rules and regulations as set forth in the BCRC "Client Handbook."
information please contact:
Director of Client Services
BCRC, Inc. 1517 Sixth Avenue
New Brighton, PA 15066-2219
Phone: (724) 847-1306 | Fax: (724)