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Employment First

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Dove Pointe emphasizes all of the following:

  • Dove preferred and first choice for every individual supported is employment

  • Transformation of facility-based and sub minimum wage environments toward        community-based learning experiences

  • Employment is defined as Competitive Integrated Employment(CIE)

  • C.I.E. has the following requirements for each individual supported:​​

    • Position is in a community workplace with others without disabilities

    • Person's job "follows the person" if they switch providers​

    • Individual must have same access to benefits and promotions

    • Full or part-time work making at least minimum wage​

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