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How Does AbilityLinks Work for Service Provider Organizations and Disability Owned Businesses?

By combining the latest technology and a caring Human Touch, AbilityLinks connects organizations that provide job placement, training and support services to job seekers with disabilities and employers.

Create an account

 Register as a service provider. (Check if your organization is already a member before registering.)

Present Your organization

Add an organization page with a description, contact information, logo, video, links and updates.

Connect to job seekers and companies

After you join, individuals and businesses can view your page and contact you.

What are the Advantages of Joining AbilityLinks?

 

Access to persons and companies that can benefit from your services

AbilityLinks is a dynamic community of self-identified job seekers with disabilities and companies that value disability inclusion who can benefit from your services.

A caring human touch

AbilityLinks information and referral counselors can help you make connections to job seekers and businesses, and share job leads and resources. 

 
 

Why did AbilityLinks begin?

Created in 2001 and dedicated to helping persons with disabilities find jobs, AbilityLinks is a web-based program of Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, part of Northwestern Medicine.

Persons with disabilities want the opportunity to pursue a career of their own choosing but have an unemployment rate that is two time higher than average, not counting individuals who become discouraged and stop actively seeking work. At the same time, businesses that value a diverse work force lag behind when it comes to disability inclusion. They want greater access to this talent pool.