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Employment Pays!

People We Serve

This program is for people ages 18+ with a diagnosed mental illness who are on Hennepin Health. This program is designed to support individuals in seeking and maintaining independent employment consistent with their interests, skills, and goals.

Program Activities

  • Career planning
  • Mentor development
  • Job-seeking skills training
  • Resume and cover letter development
  • Benefits planning
  • Peer support groups
  • Job follow-up services
  • Case service coordination
Employment Pays Map

Services available in these counties

Referral Contact

Want to learn more about this program or work with a Rise staff member to see if this program is a good fit?

Jenn Johnson


2003 Central Avenue N.E. Minneapolis, Minnesota 55418


Schedule and location of services determined by individual need.

Primary Funding Sources

  • Ticket to Work
  • Hennepin County

Transportation Options

  • MTC
  • Metro Mobility
  • Self-arranged / Private / Personal

Other Considerations

Type of Employment Opportunities: Employment outcomes are matched to individual employment plans.

How to Apply

Step 1

Identify the correct
program for you

Step 2

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Step 3

Fill out your paperwork and get started

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