Employment Services

Supported Employment Specialists assist individuals with substance use disorders find competitive employment opportunities in the northern KY area.

Employment Lab - Walk Ins Welcome - Tuesdays 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Employment Support, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM (Individualized Services)

  • Resumes & Cover Letters

  • Applying Online For Jobs/Careers

  • Mock Interviewing

  • Resource Connections

Supported Employment Services: 

This program involves a unique collaboration between The PIER and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. The program is designed to return people with substance use or misuse problems to the workforce or place them for the first time in competitive employment.

What Makes Supported Employment Unique?

  • Our focus is on you!

  • We work to get you back into the workforce or into the workforce for the first time in competitive employment.

  • Services are free.

  • Peer to Peer support services are available.


Supported Employment Peer Support at The Pier Recovery Community Center we believe in a holistic approach that can positively impact all parts of your life. We have Kentucky Certified Peer Support Specialists who use their experience, strength and hope to engage and work with you on anything that can affect your quality of life in regards to employment. 

  • Peer to Peer services engage with participants at their level

  • Kentucky Certified Peer Support Specialists have a Career Coaching Group for anyone to better their work skills for FREE on Wednesdays at 2:30 PM here at The PIER. 

  • Our Kentucky Certified Peer Support Specialists will be continuously working with you with different aspects of recovery that can affect your employment such as:

    • Identifying natural supports

    • Benefits

    • Barriers








To light the way toward recovery for those with substance use and mental health disorders through education, advocacy and the gift of hope.


The PIER Recovery Community Center

1002 Monmouth Street

Newport, Kentucky 41071


(859) 547-6539

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