Employment Source

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About Us

The mission of Employment Source is to provide individuals with disabilities an exceptional service delivery experience through innovative and valued employment, training, rehabilitation, and support services. 

In 2001, we affiliated with ServiceSource, a nonprofit organization with a mission to facilitate services and partnerships to support people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, and community members to build more inclusive communities. ServiceSource comprises multiple affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations working in concert to build more inclusive communities for people with disabilities. Each affiliate is a separate legal entity led by an executive director with deep community connections and expertise. 

Our Programs

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This unique program provides freedom and flexibility by bridging the gap in transportation services and reducing financial barriers.

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Community Employment Program

Many of our employment opportunities are affirmative employment contracts to support our mission to provide employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

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Abilities Housing Program

The Abilities Housing program has a primary focus to provide affordable, accessible and safe housing for people with disabilities and those with low-income.

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North Carolina Pre-ETS

In partnership with the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Works for Me Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) program offers students with disabilities the opportunity to develop work readiness skills, explore career pathways, and prepare for the future.

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North Carolina Job Placement

Through a collaboration with the North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and Alliance Health, we place adults with disabilities in full and part-time jobs throughout North Carolina.

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Friendship House Fayetteville

Friendship House Fayetteville is an intentional living community that provides affordable, integrated housing for young adults with disabilities and college students or young professionals in the healthcare, allied health, and human service fields.

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Warrior Bridge

Warrior Bridge is a vital connection to resources and support for veterans with disabilities as they seek employment, self-sufficiency and improved quality of life.

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Expressive Therapies

Each year hundreds of individuals in our Community Integration Services program participate in expressive and recreational therapies including art, dance, music and yoga therapy and therapeutic horseback riding. These therapies help build and maintain critical expressive, motor and memory skills.

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Bloom: Self-Employment Program

Bloom is a self-employment and social venture that empowers people with disabilities to use their artistic talents to create uniquely handcrafted items and earn an income on the product they sell.

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Business Solutions

Employment Source is committed to creating opportunities for people with disabilities and providing customized business solutions to government and commercial customers.

As an affiliate of SerivceSource, we are one of five organizations supporting exceptional service delivery to more than 40 federal agencies nationwide while providing competitive integrated employment opportunities to individuals with disabilities. Our solutions meet a wide range of business needs, including administrative services, mail center operations, total facilities management, and more.

Employment Source is a proud participant in the AbilityOne Program, the largest source of employment for people who are blind or have significant disabilities. To learn more, visit the website at www.abilityone.gov

Upcoming Events & Announcements

Groundbreaking-Friendship House Fayetteville Cottages

  • Date: Wednesday, July 10 
  • Time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Details: Join us at the corner of Branson St. & Broadfoot Ave. to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Friendship House Fayetteville cottages! RSVP by July 8 to 910-605-4344.

Bloom Farmers Market at Friendship House

  • Date: Every Monday, June 8 -August 26
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Details: The Bloom Farmers Market, located at 200 Highland Ave., features live music, fresh produce, local vendors, and handcrafted items made by Artisans with disabilities in our Bloom program. 

Golf-A-Ritaville Classic

  • Date: Saturday, August 17 
  • Details: This event supports Friendship House Fayetteville and the Clark Endowment at Gates Four. For more info, call 910-605-4344.

2024 Service Excellence Awards Dinner

  • Date: Thursday, October 17 
  • Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Details: This event recognizes the outstanding achievements of our workforce who demonstrate excellence on the job while providing essential services to our community. 

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Contact Information

Employment Source
Serving North Carolina and Kentucky
600 Ames Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Tax ID

Employment Source operates with Tax ID: 56-2253814