Key Facts

  • CAREERS was established in 1987 by parents concerned about the lack of job opportunities for their adult children with disabilities in Westchester County.
  • The agency has grown steadily in response to the ever-increasing needs of the Westchester and Putnam communities it serves.
  • We are the number one supported employment program in our area, placing more people with disabilities in individual jobs than any other similar local agency.
  • We are unique because we place individuals with disabilities in jobs based on their abilities and interests. We also match clients directly with employers’ job descriptions to ensure they obtain qualified workers.
  • Our services are free of charge to clients and employers. We are funded though state and county programs, as well as grants and individual contributions.
  • Our staff is qualified and experienced with educational backgrounds in their fields of expertise and decades of experience among them.
  • We have little staff turnover, and have recently had 3 former staff members return, ensuring continuity and experience.
  • We meet the Better Business Bureau’s (BBB’s) rigid standards of accountability.