The AbilityOne® Program provides employment opportunities for people who are blind or have significant disabilities. The program provides the Federal Government products and services at fair market prices, and is the largest federal employer of people who are blind or have serious disabilities. In addition to providing vocational assessments, employment training, and placement assistance, the program provides individual, family, and group counseling; fully accessible fitness centers and an aquatic center for therapeutic recreation, art and music therapy; temporary housing; and a variety of family-support services. AbilityOne connects veterans with disabilities with job training, job placement and other career development services across the country.
National Industries for the Blind (NIB):
By Phone/email – Ann Walling: 703-310-0638, firstname.lastname@example.org
By Email – customerservice@SourceAmerica.org
On the web – www.SourceAmerica.org
Point of Contact
As the nation’s largest employer, the Department of Defense provides the military forces with what is needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The Department of Defense is America’s oldest and largest government agency with over 1.4 million active duty service members in the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines. In addition, there are over 1.1 million in the National Guard and Reserve forces; and over 800,000 civilian personnel.
My Next Move for Veterans is a website resource to help veterans convert their military training and job skills into civilian terms for resume building and job searching. The tool offers career exploration for transitions service members and veterans.