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Work is one of life’s most essential activities. It brings a sense of pride, fosters independence, and provides a means of support for ourselves and our families. Historically, people with disabilities have been excluded from the workplace in shockingly disproportionate numbers.

Founded in 1985, YAI’s Employment Initiatives Department is dedicated to facilitating long-term, meaningful employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Through strong partnerships with businesses and corporations, YAI is making the dream of employment a reality for people with disabilities.

Employment Partners

Our Employment Partners represent a wide-range of industries. Just ask Pfizer, KPMG, UPS, Banana Republic and Whole Foods about the difference people with disabilities make in the workplace and corporate culture. Read more...

Corporate Engagement

The Corporate Volunteer Program connects companies and passionate professionals who share our mission of creating hope and opportunity for people with developmental disabilities. Our volunteers are advocates, mentors, and a source of inspiration for YAI graduates as they prepare to enter the workforce. Read more...

The Corporate Source

The Corporate Source assists companies in streamlining and strengthening their daily operations by providing outsourcing services. Our satisfied clients represent a range of business leaders and government agencies throughout New York, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Read more...


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