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URGENT Help Needed!

One of our vans was recently stolen and totaled, leaving one of our Community Access Groups without transportation to their daily volunteering activities.

Please donate today to help us raise $25,000 to purchase a used van so that our program participants can be out doing good in the community – where they belong!

Supported Employment

Connecting adults with developmental disabilities to meaningful careers through job discovery and employment coaching for the life of the job

Day Habilitation

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

Community Access Groups

Exploring the community through daily enrichment and volunteering

Prevocational Training

Building valuable skills to enter the community workforce

EVERYONE COUNTS

 

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 community activities.

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Visits EmployAbility
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp and Judy Fitzgerald, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), visited EmployAbility Tuesday, June 18, 2019, to tour its facilities and meet its program participants.

Kemp was invited to tour EmployAbility while he was in the region touring several local businesses.  This was the Governor’s first visit to EmployAbility since being elected in early 2019.

EmployAbility Announces David Sneed as New Member of Board of Directors
EmployAbility is proud to announce the addition of Mr. David Sneed to the EmployAbility Board of Directors on July 1, 2019, for the commencement of his three-year term. Born in rural Georgia and raised in rural South Carolina, David Sneed proudly claims both states as home and is deeply committed to improving the lives of all people in the South.
Chris Sotus Receives 2019 Vicki Loughrey Volunteer Advocacy Award
Chris Sotus, a passionate and reliable supporter of a local non-profit Park Place Outreach (PPO), is the winner of the 2019 Vicki Loughery Volunteer Advocacy Award. This award is given each year to honor Vicki Loughrey, who passed away in 2012. In recognition of her legacy of service, this award recognizes the contributions of an outstanding individual in our community, who embodies or demonstrates the spirit of volunteerism.

People Working In the Community in 2017

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Earning Above Minimum Wage in 2017

Community Employment Partnerships in 2017

Trainees Building Skills in 2017

CHANGING LIVES IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

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.

HOW YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

 

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Dr. Temple Grandin Speaks at 2019 Autism Conference

Dr. Temple Grandin in an engaging speaker who will share her story, “Autism and My Path Through Life” in the keynote address for the Matthew Reardon Center for Autism's 2019 Autism Conference. She is one of the first individuals on the autism spectrum to publicly...

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Frankie’s Story

Adding Value to His Team Frankie always knew he had the skills to be a valued teammate, but with your support, EmployAbility helped connect him to a job that utilizes his abilities and has helped him create natural supports at the same time! The following article was...

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Success in Bloom

Your gift makes a difference! Finding career success isn’t always a walk in the park. But with your support, Mia found the tools she needed to make her employment dreams come true. Thanks to your support, she’s flourishing! After she finished high school, Mia and her...

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