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Southeastern Minnesota Center For Independent Living (SEMCIL)

Employment Support for Workers with Disabilities

SEMCIL - Winona Office

902 E 2nd St, Ste 277, Winona, MN, 55987

Distance: 954 Miles

(507) 285-1815


Service Details


Program provides training or work experience to individuals with disabilities or impairing health conditions to help them find a job and become economically independent

Additional Information

The Pre-Employment Program offers an ongoing seven-week program designed to provide individuals with disabilities the skills they need when pursuing employment.

Program focuses on these topics:
* Helping consumers identify skills they offer an employer
* Setting long term and short term goals
* Handling questions concerning disability
* Understanding job descriptions and agency policies
* State and federal work incentives
* Reasonable Accommodations and how to ask for them
* Filling out a job application
* Using resumes, cover letters and thank you letters
* Creating a resume
* Preparing for a job interview
* Practicing mock interviews
* References and volunteering

The Southeastern Minnesota Center for Independent Living (SEMCIL) believes that people with disabilities of all ages (including older adults) have the right to equal opportunity, access and choice and the same freedom for self-direction in everyday life as other members of their communities.


  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to eligible clients 
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 

Application Instructions

Call Southeastern Minnesota Center for Independent Living (SEMCIL) Independent Living Services, complete Independent Living intake form and complete a program application.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Thursday

Area Served

Winona, Houston, Goodhue, and Wabasha Counties


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 285-1815
Toll Free (888) 460-1815

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