Taylor is our Transition Manager. She has a passion for working with High School students and truly believes in Employment 1st! She is dedicated to helping the students gain meaningful experience in the job market.
We offer a range of services, all designed to help you reach your full potential. We have a multi-lingual team that specialize in English, Spanish and ASL. Services provided in Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Monmouth, Ocean, Warren, and Union County! See below for more details.
Stefanie has been in the field for over 10 years. She brings wealth of knowledge to the team and is the Vice President of NJAPSE. She has worked closely with Day Habilitation, Supported Employment, and Transition. Her commitment to the individuals we work with are second to none.
Nichole's passion, dedication and energy are second to non when it comes to Day Habilitation services. She is always going above and beyond to ensure all individuals have meaningful and exciting services.
“The coaches touched my heart – not just because of what they taught me about work, but what they taught me about life.”
Must be DVRS and/or DDD approved.
For additional information, please see below.
*Private/Self Pay is optional"
Alternatives Inc. is founded.
Opened first Supervised Apartment Living Program (SAL I). This was only the second supervised apartment program to open in the state of New Jersey.
Alternatives Inc. begins Supported Employment Program.
Alternatives goes on the web! Developed first website
Expanded SLP to Ocean County
Secured vendor status with DVRS
Alternatives Inc. gets accredited for Supported Employment through CARF.
Second CARF Accreditation secured
EVMS database development & implemented (Data base system specifically tailored for Supported Employment used across the State)
Alternatives Inc.'s Supported Employment was re-branded as Bridges to Employment. (BTE)
Third CARF Accreditation secured
Secured $400,000 grant from DVRS to develop Career Development Center for individuals who are deaf & hard of hearing
BTE opens up the Career Development Center (CDC) for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing population.
BTE opens its first Day Program, Abilities in Motion (AIM) in Raritan NJ.
Bridges to Employment's 10 year Anniversary! BTE rolls out its new Logo and Website.
Each Agency is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help you reach your full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to your interests, your culture and your one-of-a-kind challenges.
For over 15 Years we have been CARF accredited and continue to strive for top of the line service in all our programs.
Audra started her career in this field as a job coach for Bridges to Employment. She has since grown to become the Manager for the Career Development Center. She is a strong advocate for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Stephen has been in the field for over 8 years and started as a job coach for Bridges to Employment. Since then he has been an advocate for Employment 1st and is a member of the NJAPSE Board.