Empower Cherokee is open 5 days a week.  Schedule an appointment if you want to see our COVID safety measures in action.  We feel confident once you do, you will feel much better about coming back to Empower Cherokee.  


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Updated 12-15-2020

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  • Individual and Group Services

  • Focus on obtaining and maintaining community employment

  • Placement in local businesses

  • Job Coaching based on the unique needs of each person supported

  • Assistance with transportation (limited)

  • Skill-building related to each unique job obtained

  • Support in other life areas while on the job as needed

  • Person Centered approach to service delivery

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Community Access

  • Individual and Group Services

  • Expand life skills

  • Enhance relationships and communication

  • Individualized services are exclusively community based

  • Assistance with daily living support needs

  • Customized services based on preference

  • Person centered approach to service delivery

  • Focus on developing social capital


Join Our Team

Empower Cherokee is continuously seeking fun-loving, compassionate, and creative individuals who love doing new things and working with all types of people. 

The ideal candidate is connected to the local community and willing to build community relationships and possible employment opportunities for people we support.

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Empower Cherokee Mission 

Empower Cherokee's mission is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to live life as they define it through employment and social connections, and the support necessary for each person to achieve their hopes and dreams.  

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At Empower Cherokee we are about more than just the people we support.  We are also about empowering our local community to find enrichment opportunities through a variety of opportunities.

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