WorkSource Enterprises
Programs WorkSource Enterprises Charlottesville VA


Programs and Services

WorkSource Enterprises is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1967.  It provides job training, employment and support services that enable individuals with vocational disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, independence and full participation in the community. 
WorkSource serves approximately 250 clients in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson counties.  Persons served have intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness, physical impairments, sensory impairments and autism.
WorkSource Enterprises offers a number of services to help persons with disabilities. Each program and service is described briefly below, and each description is linked to another page with more information.


BreadWorks Bakery & Deli is owned and operated by WorkSource. It sells its goods on a retail and wholesale basis.  Persons with disabilities are involved in all aspects of the operation. Products include breads, rolls, muffins, scones, cookies, pies, cakes, soups, salads and sandwiches.  BreadWorks opened in the fall of 1994. Catering services and delivery are available. BreadWorks products are also available at local retailers and on-line at www.relayfoods.com.


Assembly and Packaging Services
Persons with disabilities assemble and package jobs for regional companies.  Heat sealing and mailing services are available.


Housekeeping and Custodial Services
WorkSource clients provide housekeeping and janitorial services to the Federal Executive Institute on Emmet Street which is a training facility operated by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.


Community Job Placement Services
For the year ended June 30, 2016, WorkSource assisted approximately 150 individuals with disabilities seeking to obtain and maintain employment in the community.  Approximately 90 different employers hired WorkSource clients who earned approximately $941,000 in taxable wages during the past year.


Day Support Services
Pre-vocational, educational and recreational services are provided for those with severe disabilities.  Community integration is a primary goal of this program.  Off-site outings are combined with on-site work experience for many of the participants.

 

Day Support Reading