- Arts & Culture
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- Education & Youth
3510 Capital City Blvd.
Lansing, MI 48906
Peckham, Inc., a nonprofit community rehabilitation organization, is a unique business and human services agency that values quality, diversity and performance. Our mission is to provide a wide range of opportunities to maximize human potential for persons striving for independence and self-sufficiency. We embrace collaboration, effective resource management and innovative approaches to achieve world-class excellence.
About Peckham, Inc.
Peckham, a nonprofit organization, was founded in 1976 to provide job training and competitive employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. The name honors former State of Michigan Rehabilitation Services Director, Ralf A. Peckham.
Today, we have grown to be one of the largest vocational community rehabilitation programs in the state of Michigan. Our clients are a diverse group from many partnering agencies.
We offer more than 30 different rehabilitation and human services programs from art to career planning, pre-employment screening to facility based training, youth programs to organizational employment and residential services.
Peckham, Inc.’s Impact
Peckham is committed to assisting job seekers secure and maintain long-term employment, allowing for job upgrades and career advancement. A wide range of services are offered with a focus on job readiness skills, career exploration, resume development, interviewing, guided job searches, as well as developing interpersonal and coping skills to enhance job retention.
We provide people with physical, cognitive, behavioral and socio-economic challenges, a platform to demonstrate their ability, learn new skills, participate in work and enjoy the rewards of their success. Greater self-confidence and improved self-image are gained as clients strive to reach their full potential. Peckham provides opportunities so clients can experience meaningful employment growth.
- Year Founded 1976
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Positions at Peckham, Inc.
Peckham, Inc. Programs
AmeriCorps Economic Opportunity Coaching Program
AmeriCorps members serving in the Economic Opportunity Coaching Program provide individualized coaching to Peckham clients and eligible community members from Ingham, Eaton, Clinton and Calhoun counties. Members coach people with disabilities, refugees, and low-income individuals in the areas of financial literacy, adult education, employability skill development, and tax preparation in an effort to help them achieve and maintain economic stability. There are 17 AmeriCorps slots available with the Economic Opportunity Coaching Program; 6 full-time, 5 half-time, and 6 quarter-time members. The Economic Opportunity Coaching Program began in 2013 and is funded through the Corporation for National and Community Service.