Camp CARDNE (Center for Autism and Related Disorders New England): Camp CARDNE is a five week summer work apprenticeship experience for students 16 years and older with ASD. Each apprentice earns a daily stipend while working, and learns about money management such as budgeting and saving. Limited scholarship assistance may be available.
Phone: 603.502.5260; Email: CARDNE@maine.rr.com
Employment for ME: Employment for ME provides helpful information and resources about employment and initiatives in Maine for youth and adults with disabilities, including information for youths in transition (e.g., accommodations, rights, money management). The website is a collaboration between MDHHS, Maine Department of Labor, and the Muskie School of Public Service.
Phone: Office of Aging and Disability Services, 207.822.0328
Phone: Bureau of Rehabilitation Services, 207.623.7963
Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services: Maine Bureau of Rehabilitation Services is a gateway to services and support for Maine citizens with disabilities for accessing employment, gaining independence and supporting community integration. Services include job training, vocational rehabilitation services and other resources for employment.
Maine CareerCenter: Maine CareerCenter provides services and resources for youths age 14–21 years to gain training and employment opportunities that help teens – including those with disabilities – learn skills while still in high school. The centers also provide opportunities and resources for Maine adults seeking career exploration and training. Centers are located across the state and services are free to Maine workers.