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EmployAbility prepares adults with developmental disabilities for employment and community integration. We envision a community where people with disabilities are more broadly valued, hired by employers, receiving support, and participating in ordinary activities.

Community Employment

Supporting meaningful community-based, integrated employment opportunities that create independence.

PreVocational Training

Learning and sharpening valuable skills that open the doors to meaningful community employment.

Day Habilitation

Facilitating community integration and opportunities for growth through new experiences in the community.

People Working In the Community in 2017


Earning Above Minimum Wage in 2017

Community Employment Partnerships in 2017

Trainees Building Skills in 2017


While approximately 58 million adult Americans have a disability, people with disabilities are unemployed at nearly twice the rate of people without disabilities. EmployAbility provides employment support and training opportunities to help empower adults with disabilities in Southeast Georgia.


Check Out Ability In Action!

Making It Work In The Kitchen

When Felita joined the Community Employment Services program in 1989, her goal was simple – she wanted to find a job. With help from one of our employment specialists, she found a full-time job that fit her skills and her interests.  Her hard work...

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2017: A Year in Review

As the days remaining in 2017 are quickly flying by, let us take a few moments to reflect on a wonderful year that was full of change and growth for Coastal Center for Developmental Services. New Executive Director Dr. Ken Boyd was no stranger to the agency when he...

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Coastal Center Empowers

Innovative programs lead the way to inclusion and independence Since 1951, Coastal Center for Developmental Services has been an organization whose purpose is to empower people with developmental disabilities to live the fullest life possible through advocacy,...

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