Blue Ridge Homes Vocational Services has a special minimum wage certificate from the Department of Labor to allow piece rates to be paid for work completed. This allows our clients to engage in meaningful employment within their abilities.
Currently Blue Ridge Homes contracts with three companies to provide services.
ALCAN – clients sort plastics for recycling (http://www.alcan.com)
Dirty Old Coins – clients assemble, pack and shrink wrap boxes of “dirty old coins” and associated paraphernalia (http://www.dirtyoldcoins.com)
I-Play – children’s clothing and toys are labeled and/or packaged (http://www.iplaybabywear.com)