Mission: To provide employment, training and other support services to people with disabilities.
Programs: See schedule o. Employment source, inc. (dba "servicesource" or the "servicesource north carolina regional office") is a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit corporation based in fayetteville, north carolina. Established in 2001, the servicesource north carolina regional office is a leader in providing vocational training and employment programs for adults with disabilities in the state of north carolina. The servicesource north carolina regional office also has employment operations in ft. Knox, and louisville, kentucky. In fy 2014, the servicesource north carolina regional office served 699 people with disabilities, of whom 305 were direct employees of the company. Nineteen individuals with disabilities received assistance obtaining jobs with other community employers. Programs and servicesaffirmative employment operationsthe servicesource north carolina regional office directly employed more than 300 individuals with disabilities in fy 2014. The majority of employees (91%) worked on abilityone contracts, providing services to servicesource's federal government customers. Lines of business include food service operations, mail center management, call center operations, logistics and administrative support. Veterans employment and outreachthe servicesource north carolina regional office directly employed 17 veterans with disabilities in fy 2014. With funding through the syracuse university institute for veterans and military families (ivmf) vocational acceleration for veterans grant program, supported under a grant awarded by the walmart foundation to syracuse university, the servicesource north carolina regional office officially launched a warrior bridge program in fy 2014. In its first year of operation, the project is goaled to increase access to educational, training and vocational opportunities for 100 unemployed or underemployed veterans with disabilities. Other rehabilitation and employment programsthe servicesource north carolina regional office provides a variety of employment and rehabilitation services in addition to direct employment, including vocational evaluation, work adjustment training, job coaching, supported employment and housing services. The organization is also an approved employment network (en) through the social security administration's ticket to work program and works to place individual ticket holders into jobs within their community. Individuals with significant disabilities receive work-oriented services such as evaluation, developmental skills training, work adjustment, job placement and center-based employment at the organization's office in fayetteville, nc. All services and supports are designed to recognize the dignity of each individual, enhance quality of life and allow each person to maximize independence, productivity, talent and quality of life according to his or her preferences. In fy 2014 the servicesource north carolina regional office provided approximately 31,000 hours of developmental skills training for adults with disabilities in order to prepare individuals to live and work as independently as possible. Housingthe north carolina regional office served 40 families through its housing program in fy 2014. Servicesource offers affordable and accessible residential units to individuals with disabilities and low incomes in cumberland county, north carolina.