Employment Programs for Adults with Disabilities

The employment program provides support for young adults and adults with developmental disabilities who have little to no work experience and guidance to enter the workforce.

About the Program

Through adaptive programming, a dedicated staff, and open partnerships with businesses, families and community members, we find new opportunities for our clients to grow and develop as independent adults. We also work closely with families with teenage children, helping them access career-track training and employment in high-growth fields.


Intake: Program participants living in the District must be referred by the DC Office of Rehabilitation Services Administration. In Maryland, referrals may come from the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services or the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration.

Employment: Our employment specialists work one-on-one with adults with developmental disabilities to help them identify their strengths and interests, develop needed skills, help place them in a good work environment and provide ongoing support to ensure success.

Education: The program also features an adult education component. Classes are offered in the morning and evening. Referrals to the education component come through DC Employment Services.

Contact Information

For Employers

Do you have an entry-level job opening that would be a fit for an adult with developmental disabilities? Our staff members provide ongoing training to ensure you get an employee who is reliable and gets the job done well. For more information, contact the location nearest your corporate office.

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