United Ability wins Jim Green Agency of the Year Award

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One of our beloved nonprofits won an award for their disability employment services program! Photo via United Ability’s Facebook

United Ability’s Employment Services Program (UAESP) has always been outstanding, and now they have the awards to prove it. See why the UAESP was named Jim Green’s Agency of the Year, and how their award-winning program and services are changing lives

The Jim Green Agency of the Year Award

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Take a look at a few of the faces behind the program. Photo via United Ability’s Facebook

The Jim Green Agency of the Year Award is a prestigious honor awarded annually by the Alabama Association of People Supporting Employment First (AL-APSE), an organization that provides job opportunities and services for people with disabilities.

Each year, an organization receives the Jim Green Agency of the Year Award for their job offer services to people living with disabilities—which results in better job opportunities and community inclusion.

The significant service program

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Here is everything you need to know! Photo via United Ability and Hibbett.

United Ability’s Employment Service Program is one of two local organizations that provide summer work services for students with disabilities in the Greater Birmingham area.

United Ability’s program helps students find and maintain meaningful jobs while developing employment skills through virtual tests and training. As well as, develop new jobs with essential businesses.

UAESP has helped:

  • Over 1,200 people in the programs
  • 62 people landed community jobs
  • 160 people maintained employment
  • 73% of eligible clients in competitive employment

Learn more about United Ability’s work in the Greater Birmingham community:

Do you know anyone who has participated in United Ability’s Employment Service Program? Tag @unitedability on social media and let them know how the program has changed lives!

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Tira Davis
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