DDS Employment Outcome Data User Guide
The Massachusetts Employment Outcome Information System provides information on employment outcomes and related supports for people who receive employment services funded by the Department of Developmental Services (DDS).
This website can help job seekers, family members, and other supporters to identify and choose an employment provider.
Use the website to explore:
- The number of individuals receiving employment supports
- The number of individuals who are working in individual jobs, group supported jobs, or self employment
- The number of individuals engaged in discovery or career planning
- The number of individuals who are actively looking for a job
- How many hours people work, and the average wages they earned
You can view this information for individual providers, regions, or for the state as a whole.
About DDS Employment Outcome Data
The Massachusetts Employment Outcome Information System website supports DDS and its community of stakeholders to fulfill the vision and goals of the Massachusetts’ DDS Employment First Policy (2010) and Employment Blueprint for Success (2013, 2023), and can help job seekers, family members, and other supporters to identify and choose an employment provider.
We hope that this resource is a helpful part of your information gathering or decision making process in choosing a supported employment provider agency.
The information represented here is reflective of a one-month snapshot of employment data, which is gathered annually for the month of April. For a broader overview, please refer to the annual employment snapshots.
If you have questions about the most recent data for individual providers, please reach out to providers directly about their specific programs, or contact your local DDS Area Office.
Contact for DDS Employment Outcomes: For Families & Individuals
|Date published:||March 23, 2023|