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Covid-19 Update

On April 24th, Governor Kemp announced an extension of the shelter-in-place order for the elderly and medically fragile until Friday, June 12th.
EmployAbility takes the health and safety of our program participants and staff very seriously and will continue to keep its campus closed until that extended shelter-in-place order has expired.
Please continue to check back here for updates.

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

The Academy

Building valuable skills to enter the community workforce



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


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.



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