Individual Placement and Support (IPS)
The IPS Program provides individualized client centered services to assist persons with psychiatric disabilities to obtain and maintain competitive education and employment by emphasizing client choice, rapid job-finding, competitive education programs and jobs, integrated education and work settings, and follow-along support. IPS staff are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team, where treatment and rehabilitation are integrated and coordinated. All program participants are involved with the Department of Mental Health. Referrals are received through a DMH sub-contract with Advocates, Inc.
Closed referrals, recipients of Advocates residential support services.
Mark Knowlton, Program Coordinator (508) 620-2680, mKnowlton@smoc.org
Framingham: The Opportunity Center, 7 Bishop Street, Framingham, MA 01702