How We Find You Work

Showing the workforce each individual’s ability is our number one priority. Our processes are meant to help each client find success. We are motivated to find sustainable employment for every client. It’s why Ability has the highest DDA employment rate in Spokane at 90%!

What To Expect

When you choose Ability Employment Services, expect a collaborative and personalized journey towards meaningful employment. Our process involves understanding unique strengths and aspirations, crafting a tailored plan, offering skill-building opportunities, and connecting you with employers who value your potential. 

Schedule Intake

An Employment Consultant will contact you to schedule your intake and orientation. 

Orientation will take place in a one-on-one setting. This is where you learn about Ability Employment Services and create an individualized plan towards employment. You’ll also learn about the services we provide and how they can benefit you. Your Employment Consultant will complete intake, give you a tour of the facility, and begin setting up future appointments with you.

Service Plan

You will begin to meet one-on-one with your Employment Consultant. This is where we mutually agree on your goals and how to best meet those goals. We want to be sure that we are targeting employment that matches not only your skills and abilities, but your preference as well.

This will include:

  • How often we will meet
  • What types of employers we will target first
  • If we will do any skills training or progression
  • Resume development or modification
  • Interview Preparation

Job Development

Your Employment Consultant will begin scheduling you for job development. They will also job develop on your behalf and notify you of any job listings. You will meet regularly to complete applications, prepare for interviews, and simply check in.

Employment Consultants will help you get the information you need to make a decision about:

  • The type of job you want
  • Your barriers to employment
  • What resources are available to help overcome those barriers
  • The steps needed to reach your goals

90% of our clients are working

Ability Employment Services has the highest DDA* employment rate in the Spokane area.

*Developmental Disabilities Association

Job Development

From the moment you walk in the door, we provide all the tools you need to gain meaningful employment.

Pre-Employment Services

  • Community Based Assessment 
  • Independent Living Services
    • Evaluations
    • Skills Training
    • Work Related Systems Access

Client Support

  • Job Placement and Retention 
  • On the Job Training
  • On-Site Accommodations

Benefits Planning Services

At Ability Employment, we are dedicated to providing exceptional employment services to people with disabilities. We understand the importance of trust and integrity in our work. Here’s how we ensure your information is protected, our decisions are made ethically, and our services remain financially sustainable:

Keeping Your Information Confidential
Your Privacy is Our Priority
We are committed to protecting your personal information. Here's how we do it:

Secure Handling:

Your data is stored and processed on secure servers with encrypted access controls.

Strict Confidentiality:

Our team members sign confidentiality agreements to ensure your information is never disclosed without your permission.

Consent First:

We only use or share your information with your explicit consent, except in necessary instances pre-defined in our privacy policy, such as coordinating with potential employers.

Mandatory Reporters:

If we suspect any financial exploitation we are required by law to report it.

Our Approach to Ethical Decision-Making
Ethical Integrity in Every Action
Making fair and responsible decisions is at the core of our services:

Transparent Practices:

We keep you informed about how our services work and any benefits or risks associated with potential employment opportunities.

Inclusive Decisions:

We value and consider the diverse needs of all our clients, ensuring our decisions promote equal opportunities for everyone.


We have a clear process for reviewing and addressing any concerns about our decisions, guaranteeing accountability at all levels.

Promoting Financial Sustainability
Ensuring Our Long-term Viability to Serve You Better
Financial health allows us to continuously improve and expand our services:

Wise Resource Management:

We manage our funds carefully with regular oversight, ensuring we can always deliver the highest quality services.

Investing in the Future:

By strategically investing in new technologies and resources, we enhance our efficiency and effectiveness, keeping our services affordable and accessible.

We're Here For You

At Ability, we strive to maintain a high standard of professionalism and care. If you have any questions about how we handle your information, our ethical practices, or our financial management, please do not hesitate to contact us.