Employee Spotlight – Ashley Bandy

Ashley’s experiences in childhood led her to a career in human services. Growing up, her dad worked in disability services and took care of people who were quadriplegic. Additionally, her experience as being part of a large family with many siblings helped her develop patience with others. In 2004 when she left her job in…

2020 Employer of the Year – Jerry’s Foods

In a year that was difficult for employers and employees alike, Jerry’s Foods had something to celebrate on February 25th, the Placement Partner’s Employer of the Year award. This award recognizes an employer in the community who has supported our clients in their employment goals. The vocational staff at Placement Partners nominates employers whom they…

National Disability Employment Awareness Month – Increasing Access and Opportunity

October was National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Held annually, the purpose of National Disability Employment Awareness Month is to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the many and varied contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. This year’s theme was “Increasing Access and Opportunity.” Throughout the month, Placement Partners engaged in a variety of activities…

Employee Spotlight: Relindis

Relindis has been working at Placement Partners since January and she has made an impression on her supervisor and her clients alike. Relindis describes her role as an Independent Living Specialist as, “helping clients feel they are a part of the community and help point them in the right direction to become independent.” She does…

Care Packages in a Time of Limited Supply

All of us have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While we are continually trying to find new ways to adapt to the situation, we are keeping our clients’ essential needs in mind. Shopping has become burdensome for everyone and is even harder for our clients who rely on public transit and outside resources to…