Vocation Rehabilitation Services

Our Services

CN Guidance has contracted with New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services (ACCES-VR) to provide vocational rehabilitation services to adult individuals with disabilities. Services are provided to enable participants to gain better understanding of their vocational goals; understand their skills and areas of focus; examine and plan for potential obstacles; prepare for employment; and attain employment.
  • Career Exploration Assessment
  • Diagnostic Vocational Evaluation / Community-Based Situational Assessment
  • Community-Based Workplace Assessment
  • Benefits Advisement
  • Self-Advocacy for Employment
  • Work Readiness 1 – Soft Skills Training
  • Work Readiness 2 – Skill Development
  • Work Readiness Services 3 – Skill Development with Work Experience
  • Work Experience Development
  • Direct Placement Intake
  • Job Seeking and Job Development
  • Job Placement
  • Job Retention
  • Coaching Supports for Employment
  • Employment Customization
  • Supported Employment Intake
  • Supported Employment Pre-Employment Assessment/Job Development
  • Supported Employment Job Placement
  • Supported Employment Job Retention


Referrals and approval for services are completed through NYSED ACCES-VR.


Kristie Schwarz, MA
Program Director CN Guidance & Counseling Services

245 Newtown Rd, Suite 305, Plainview, NY 11803
Tel: 516-445-0405
Email: kschwarz@centralnassau.org