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Employment and Job Training for People with Disabilities

Across the country, we’re helping people with disabilities, older workers, and veterans find and hold meaningful employment.

We do this by helping all individuals identify job skills necessary for today’s workforce through person-centered employment services, and connecting them to other supports like assistive technology and accessible transportation. We’re also proud to work with local, regional, and national businesses to find employment talent.

Contact us with any questions you have about our employment and training services.

Once you’re ready to begin your road to employment, find your local Easterseals to get started today.

For People with Disabilities Seeking Employment

A young man with a disability bags groceriesThe unemployment rate for people with disabilities is 2 times higher than that of people without disabilities. Every year we assist 70,000 people to bridge this gap. Through our Workforce Development Services, we’re providing people with disabilities the opportunity to overcome barriers to employment.
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For Older Workers Seeking Employment

An older woman smiling outsideOur Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a skill building and job training program that assists in finding jobs for older works by matching participants with employers who value the skills they bring to the table.
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For Veterans Seeking Employment

A veteran with his sonWe help veterans and transitioning service members successfully reintegrate into civilian life by connecting them to employment and other community supports. Our goal is to help them attain personal and family goals while becoming full participants within their communities. 
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For Employers Seeking Employment Talent

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We can help your company create the ideal strategy to recruit, hire, train, and retain candidates with disabilities and veterans.

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Employment Success Stories

Overcoming Barriers to Employment: A Success Story

Kelley Elizondo at the beachRead Kelley Elizondo's story of overcoming barriers to employment and landing her dream job as a teacher. Kelley's success story began with Easterseals early intervention services and continued with an internship through an employment program for high schoolers.
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Watch: How we helped Cody become a firefighter

Cody Slusher in a firetruckOne young man's dream of becoming a firefighter is realized when he works alongside his local fire department.
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Easterseals has also partnered with Direct Employers Association, which has a membership of about 800 employers who want to hire veterans and people with disabilities. Through this partnership, Easterseals is offering a job search portal at easterseals.jobs, which features job postings from these employers.

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