First of its kind program promotes the hiring of people in recovery, aims to remove stigma of addiction from the job market and workplace.
Eligible employers can apply to receive up to $2,000 of tax credit per eligible employee hired in the current tax year, and/or the year immediately prior to that.
Applications are due January 15 of the year immediately following the year for which the tax credit is being claimed.
Individuals in recovery who hold a high school diploma may pursue a career as a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate.
46 hours of training on a variety of topics and 500 hours of work experience in peer recovery, paid or unpaid.
Apply for certification and register for the Peer Recovery exam. Certification is issued upon passing the exam.