Workers with Disabilities

Support, training and employment resources for workers with disabilities.

Ability Jobs
Job board specifically for those with disabilities and promotes employers who make it a point to hire those with disabilities. This site also runs accessible virtual job fairs with a wide range of employers.

Ask Jan
One-stop shop for questions about workplace accommodations, rehabilitation acts, starting a small business as a person with a disability, and information on accessible technologies. This information can be useful as a current employee as well as for job seekers.

The Arc
Nonprofit dedicated to assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Getting Hired
Career and job search resource for individuals and veterans with disabilities.

Lighthouse Louisiana
Work-force development, independent living and visual rehabilitation services  for people who are blind or visually impaired, people who are hard of hearing and Deaf, and individuals with other disabilities.

Serve Louisiana
Nonprofit organization that employs youths, senior citizens, and the disabled to complete community projects. Provides a stipend for living expenses.

UpLIFTD
Non-profit agency providing training, job placement, and supported employment for individuals with physical or mental disabilities.

Vocational Day Program
Provides pre-vocational services to individuals with developmental disabilities or other disabilities which might impair daily living functions. A program of the Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge.

Vocational Rehabilitation Program
A one-stop career development program for individuals with disabilities. A program of the Louisiana Rehabilitation Services of the Louisiana Workforce Commission.

Workforce Recruitment Program
A federal recruitment and referral program that connects federal sector employers with college students and recent graduates with disabilities.