CHESAPEAKE SERVICE SYSTEMS INC
Geographic areas served: Hampton Roads, Virginia
Chesapeake Service System’s mission is two-fold. First, it is to provide meaningful work opportunities to people with mental retardation and other severe disabilities, enabling them to reach their full potential in a least restrictive environment that maximizes independence. Second, it is to advocate for changed perceptions and inclusion of people with mental retardation and other disabilities in the community so that the community sees their ability rather than the disability.
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Chesapeake Service Systems provides employment for the most severely disabled, people who otherwise would languish in adult daycare. I have been on the Board for over a year now and in that time I have become more and more impressed with how employment changes lives! The jobs range from working in... more »
CSS is an amazing organization that helps find employment for individuals with the most profund and severe developmental disabilties. This is CSS' 25th year of helping people help themselves with meaningful paid work opportunities. These job opportunies provide a sense of purpose, independence and ... more »