Allentown: 1601 Union Blvd., Allentown, PA 18109
Bethlehem: 2 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (use New St. entrance)
Provides GED prep classes, career development (job training, job placement, job search techniques, work experience), financial aid information, Summer Youth Employment Program, Supported Employment Program for individual with disabilities, and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.
A residential education and job training program for at-risk youth (dropped out of high school), ages 16 through 24. There is no upper age limit for otherwise eligible individuals with disabilities. Pennsylvania has vocational programs in medical Assistant, Carpentry, Cement Mason, Hotel Clerk, etc. also offers GED programs, vocational training, intensive career counseling and related assistance.
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
Local office: 45 N. 4th St., Allentown, PA 18102
610-821-6441 or 1-800-922-9536
OVR serves people who have disabilities that present a substantial impediment to employment. Services are provided to individuals who can benefit from, and who need, services to prepare for, enter into, engage in, or retain employment. OVR provides services such as Diagnostic Services, Vocational Evaluations, Counseling, Training, Job Placement and Supportive Services.