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Our Work & Grow Summer Camps are back in 2021 with TWO great locations!

Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities (ages 16 - 25) to learn about the benefits of community employment while having fun and making new friends. Virtual info sessions available Thursday, April 29 at noon and 7 p.m.

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Our Mission

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 and TriHealth partner for COVID-19 vaccine online forum

Get answers to your questions about vaccine safety and returning to community activities from Kevin Joseph, MD, System Chief Medical Officer for TriHealth.

Mario Thomas
Mario was determined to join the workforce. He made his dreams come true, one breakthrough moment at a time.
Veteran and his family outside their home
A free event for all veterans to learn about key resources for overcoming barriers to employment and finding career opportunities. Presented by Easterseals Military & Veteran Services and Kentucky Career Center.
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Student-developed business provides experience with entrepreneurship, customer service skills.
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Designed for young adults with developmental disabilities (ages 16 - 25) to learn about the benefits of community employment while having fun and making new friends.
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Tentatively called "My Life," the quarterly magazine aims to empower people with life skills, success stories, and opportunities for advocacy. Take this brief survey to share your thoughts with Hamilton County DDS on topics and how the magazine should be shared.

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Many Said I Was Selfish For Having a Baby. This is Why They’re Wrong

May 7, 2021

We are excited to have Rachelle Chapman share thoughts about being a mom ahead of Mother’s Day…

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This Year’s Best Gift for Moms of Kids with Disabilities

May 6, 2021

Happy Mother’s Day to all of us with children who have disabilities! We celebrated early — my husban…

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Justice Department Will Intervene in Disability Discrimination Suit About Pedestrian Safety

April 20, 2021

I just got word that the U.S. Department of Justice has moved to intervene in a disability discrimin…

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Have Vaccine, Will Travel: Flying Blind During COVID

April 12, 2021

My boyfriend Juan lives in Houston. I live in the suburbs of Chicago. He came to visit me last fall,…

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Women’s Empowerment and Disability: We Have the Law on Our Side

April 1, 2021

Anja Herrman’s well-written guest post about disability and empowerment was so, well, powerful that …

Stories of Hope

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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