The AbilityOne Program
Employment Support for Workers with Disabilities
1401 S Clark St, Ste 715, Arlington, VA, 22202-4148
Distance: 962 Miles
Program provides training or work experience to individuals with disabilities or impairing health conditions to help them find a job and become economically independent
Provides employment opportunities for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities by buying products from the nonprofit agencies who train and employ them
The program aims to enable all people who are blind or have other disabilities to achieve their maximum employment potential.
Client Information and Specialization
- Blind or visually impaired
- People with disabilities
Individuals who are blind or have a significant disability, as defined here: http://www.abilityone.gov/abilityone_program/who_people.html
Nonprofit agencies: For information on contracting with the program to provide employment opportunities, see the website at https://www.abilityone.gov/abilityone_network/nonprofit.html
Nationwide Service Area
|Toll Free||(800) 999-5963|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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ND-6500.1800Disability Related Center Based Employment Definition
Programs that provide opportunities for individuals with disabilities to learn and practice work skills in a separate and supported environment. Participants may be involved in the program on a transitional or ongoing basis, and are paid for their work, generally under a piecework arrangement. The nature of the work and the types of disabilities represented in the workforce vary widely by program and by the area in which the organization is located. Individuals participate in center-based employment for a variety of reasons including severity of disability, need for additional training or experience, need for a protected environment and/or lack of availability of community-based employment.
ND-9000Vocational Rehabilitation Definition
Programs that enable individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
YL-3500.9500Workers With Disabilities Definition
Employed individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations.