• Helping people living with mental illnesses gain employment
  • Training and consulting on IPS program implementation
  • Researching and disseminating information about the evidence-based approach

Many people living with mental illness want to work.

Individual Placement and Support (IPS) is an employment service that helps more people with mental illness obtain employment than any other type of vocational program. The IPS  Center conducts research studies, disseminates findings, and delivers training and consultation services. This website provides information about IPS supported employment for consumers, families, mental health professionals and program administrators.

"I feel confident when I'm working because I know I'm good at my job. After the day is done I feel accomplished."