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Life's Work of Western PA

Rating: 5 stars   2 reviews 106

Nonprofit Issues:

Job Training

Address:

1323 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15219 USA

Mission:

The mission of Life''sWork of Western PA is to continue its comprehensive and innovative role of assisting persons with disabilities or other barriers to employment to achieve independence and dignity through productive employment opportunities.

Results:

More than 83,000 individuals with disabilities or other employment barriers have utilized Life'sWork to achieve independence and self-sufficiency.

Target demographics:

Individuals with disabilities, both adults and youth, as well as people with other barriers to employment, including at-risk youth, single parents and people transitioning off public assistance.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

1200

Geographic areas served:

Southwestern PA

Programs:

Project Career Connections assists adults with disabilities who are job-ready to find competitive employment. This is a Project With Industry (PWI) program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Life'sWork is seeking funding to provide Supported Employment services, such as long-term job coaching, for participants of this program.

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www.lifesworkwpa.org

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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I wish that every organization was so concerned about the dignity of their clients. I wish I was always treated with as much respect and care as it seems this organization treats its clients.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the programs, such as the Ben and Jerry's store.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing people work.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

so enthusiastic and kind.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007-10-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

I was able to visit Life'sWork through my volunteer work with the greatnonprofits website. The experience was a wonderful one. Chris, Director of Marketing and Development, took us around the facility, and showed us the people the serve and the work they do. I was overwhelmed by the size of the operation and the happiness of the clients served.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the happy faces of clients served.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the pride and dignity this organization provides to their clients.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

patient amazing people.

Ways to make it better...

I would have been able to talk to the clients.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

One thing I'd also say is that...

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2007-10-01

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