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We change the way the world views and defines disability by making profound and positive differences in people's lives every day.

In Greater Cincinnati, we do this with a focus on building a more diverse and inclusive workforce and community. 

We break down barriers for people with disabilities, veterans, and people with economic disadvantages.

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Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati

2901 Gilbert Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Phone: 513-281-2316

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Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati

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The highly-anticipated televised event told stories of Easterseals clients who successfully navigated life’s barriers to achieve employment, and featured an outstanding community partner committed to creating economic opportunities for those served by Easterseals.
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November 15-21, 2021 is National Apprenticeship Week, and Easterseals is celebrating by highlighting stories from our construction programs.
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Easterseals Disability Services recently unveiled four newly wrapped transportation vans, reading “Easterseals” on all sides with “employment opportunities available for veterans and people with disabilities” below.
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Easterseals would like to thank all partnering organizations for their commitment to honoring their personal veteran heroes and the veterans who work at Easterseals.

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From Bah Humbug to Beautiful: An Accessible Christmas Carol

December 20, 2021

Back in November my 26-year-old niece Anita texted me: Beth, quick question for you. Do you have any…

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What is National Special Education Day? Why is it Critical That We Observe it?

December 2, 2021

In celebration of National Special Education Day, Team Easterseals is in conversation with Erika Wat…

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Self-Advocating for Reasonable Accommodations: Four Women Share their Stories Tonight

November 18, 2021

Tonight, Thursday, November 18, 2021, I will be one of four women with disabilities on an hour-long …

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A Grateful Mindset: Reflecting on My Experiences During the Pandemic

November 15, 2021

Last year, right around this time, I wrote a post about what COVID taught me about long-distance rel…

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Advice for Job Seekers with Disabilities: “Be you. Be bold.”

October 29, 2021

Ben Trockman is the Diversity and Inclusion Outreach Specialist at Old National Bank, a long time le…

Stories of Hope

Brooklynn and her daughter Jolynn
Brooklynn found a special motivation to turn her life around

Easterseals and community partners helped Brooklynn complete high school and launch a career so she could focus on recovery and her family.

Mario Thomas
Mario made steady progress toward community employment at Easterseals

Mario was determined to join the workforce. He made his dreams come true, one breakthrough moment at a time.

Adam Davis
Adam found success, new home, through Easterseals Military & Veteran Services

Army veteran presented with his own tiny home at the 2019 Kroger Honoring Our Heroes 5K

Nathan Tshiboyi
Nathan experienced transformational growth on his journey to employment

Born in Europe, Nathan wasn't developing at the same pace as his peers. His family found answers when they moved to America and were amazed at the changes they experienced through Easterseals.

Yalonda Render
Yalonda launched a new career in healthcare through Easterseals Prosperity for All

Yalonda found herself starting from scratch after leaving an abusive relationship. Her Breakthrough Moment came when she found Easterseals Prosperity For All - and a new career as a phlebotomist.

Elijah Allen
It’s Electric! How Building Value super-charged this West Sider’s career potential

Easterseals and Building Value helped Elijah go from temp jobs to high scores in an electrical apprenticeship.

Juan Pacheco
Juan turned a time of uncertainty into a journey of opportunity

The death of his employer left Juan without a job and without a home. It was tough for this Marine veteran to ask for help, but the call to Easterseals Military & Veteran Services created a ripple effect of positive changes.

Jasmine Jackson completed Easterseals YouthBuild and Building Value, leading to a successful career in the construction industry.
Jasmine turned an uncertain future into a successful career in construction

Easterseals YouthBuild and Building Value opened up opportunities that led Jasmine to starting her own business and serving as a role model to others.

Our Social Enterprises

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The Region's Most Unique Sustainability Resource

Cincinnati's homes are a treasure trove of historic architecture and reusable materials. When they face demolition, Building Value can remove and salvage these elements so they don't end up in a landfill. We've become a go-to destination for remodeling pros, interior designers, makers, and artists looking for interesting and hard-to-find items. Retail sales support on-the-job training for lower-income Cincinnatians looking for in-demand careers in the construction industry. Visit our retail store at 4040 Spring Grove Avenue in Cincinnati's historic Northside neighborhood.

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Packaging and Fulfillment

Production & Fulfillment Solutions

We work with a variety of national and international clients to provide packing, kitting, assembly, fulfillment, and logistics support. We pride ourselves on offering high-quality, efficient business solutions. Our Production & Fulfillment Center provides integrated employment for adults with disabilities, veterans, and people facing economic disadvantages.

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Your gifts create #BreakthroughMoments for people who want to experience the pride of work and achievement. Join us in building Brighter Futures by supporting local workforce development programs for adults with disabilities, veterans, and people facing economic disadvantages.

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