At Starkey’s main building at 4500 W. Maple, the Work Activity program provides training and in-house contract work for individuals with disabilities. Staff trainers help these individuals develop and improve their skills and increase their earning potential. More than 70 local businesses contract with Starkey to complete a variety of jobs, including small parts assembly, metal recycling and bulk mailings. In addition, mobile crews can perform such tasks on-site at local companies.
The Supported Employment program provides placement, training and ongoing support services to individuals with disabilities in regular and integrated employment settings within the community. This program assists individuals in choosing, obtaining and retaining employment that meets their individual needs. Many are currently employed at local banks, restaurants, pharmacies, retail stores, auto dealerships and country clubs.