About Us

OUR MISSION

Together, we will work to make our community the most disability friendly in the nation by increasing independence for people with disabilities, discovering true passions, and changing the community’s perception of disability.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of who we are. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of belonging by changing perceptions, and discovering true passions.

ADVOCATES FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. CATALYSTS FOR ALL THEY CAN ACHIEVE.

One in four people have a disability that impacts the way they connect with the world around them.

The Ability Center works as an advocate and thought leader, changing both attitudes and real world conditions for people with disabilities.

We advocate, educate, partner, and provide services supporting people with disabilities to thrive within their community. Though there’s much work to be done, we’re closer than ever to realizing the fulfillment of that mission.

Since our inception in 1920, we’ve constantly adapted our programming to meet current needs—always aiming it at creating greater independence and stronger connection to the community.

The majority of our staff and trustees are individuals living with disabilities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Help us change both attitudes and real-world conditions for people with disabilities.

The Ability Center is currently looking to hire a Youth Independent Living Coordinator to assist persons with disabilities ages 13-24 achieve goals toward greater independence. The full-time position includes a comprehensive benefits package. The Ability Center is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce and inclusive culture.

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