The following is a list of other employment agencies in the community that MSWorks partners with. For more information on how to apply and what services are available, please contact Christina Forster, visit the websites listed below or contact the office nearest you.
ABILITY Magazine is the largest magazine in the U.S. covering disability issues. It's an award-winning publication distributed by Time-Warner. For nearly 20 years, its mission has been to provide new insights into individual levels of ability, covering the latest on Health, Environmental Protection, Assistive Technology, Employment, Sports, Travel, Universal Design, Mental Health and much more.
ABILITYAwareness.org is a non profit organization dedicated to building a world of inclusion for people with health conditions and disabilities. ABILITY Build is its hallmark program which engages volunteers with health conditions and disabilities to build accessible low-income homes.
Anthractic Region Center for Independent Living (ARCIL)
ARCIL serves persons with disabilities in Carbon, Luzerne and Schuylkill Counties. ARCIL can provide answers to disability-related questions about government benefits, adaptive equipment, accessibility and more. ARCIL also provides services such as skills training and transporation to increase independent living.
44 W. Broad Street
Hazelton, PA 18201
Associated Services for the Blind (ASB)
ASB is a non-profit organization established to promote self-esteem, independence and self-determination in people who are blind and visually impaired. ASB accomplishes this by providing support through education, training and resources.
919 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Berks Personnel Network
Offers training and employment services for individuals living with a disability.
2930 Penn Ave.
West Lawn, PA 19609
Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security to employment to affordable and accessible housing.
Goodwill Community Foundation Inc. (GCF)
GCFLearnFree.org creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. By delivering over 750 different lessons to millions of people in over 200 countries and territories absolutely.
O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers and more. Learn all about the position you're seeking, from typically required skills to average salary.
U.S. Department of Justice Office
The U.S. Department of Justice provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through a toll-free ADA Information Line. This service permits businesses, State and local governments, or others to call and ask questions about general or specific ADA requirements including questions about the ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Call 1-800-515-0301 or visit www.ada.gov for more information.