Work and Support TMHA
TMHA's Growing Grounds programs serve as a link for the Supported Employment Program's participants to employment within the community. Growing Grounds Farms and Store offer a variety of work experiences where participants develop jobs skills and confidence. Learn more about Growing Grounds programs.
TMHA's Supported Employment Program (SEP) provides on-going job support services necessary for individuals with mental illnesses to choose, get and keep competitive employment, while working in jobs and environments they prefer and with the level of professional support they desire. SEP is a growing program serving well over 100 individuals per year and partnering with more than 30 businesses and community agencies throughout San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties.
CARF International accreditation demonstrates a programís quality,
transparency, and commitment to the satisfaction of the persons served.
CARF International is an independent, not-for-profit accreditor of human
service providers in the areas of Aging Services, Behavioral Health, Child and
Youth Services, Durable Medical Equipment, Employment and Community
Services, Medical Rehabilitation, and Opioid Treatment Programs. (888) 281-
6531. TMHA's Supported Employment Program (SEP) received its initial three year accreditation in Fall of 2010 and again in Fall 2013.
Links for Employers
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) - the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) promotes the hiring of individuals who qualify as members of target groups, by providing a federal tax credit incentive of up to $9,000 for employers who hire them.
Job Accommodations Network - a free consulting service designed to increase the employability of people with disabilities.
Businesses Materials for a Mental Health-Friendly Workplace - this publication is designed to help human resources personnel look at the benefits of a Mental Health-Friendly Workplace.
Wellness Works! is a workplace mental health program that seeks to reduce mental health stigma and promote mental wellness in the workplace through corporate training. The program is funded by California's Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act, designed exclusively for employers as the State's leading go-to resource for education, training, and consulting to address mental health in the workplace.
Employees & Disabilities - Resources for Employers
Frequently Asked Questions from Employers
Myths & Facts About Mental Illness