Empowerment Through Employment

NW Works is a 501(c)(3) non-profit striving to bridge the employment gap for people with disabilities and others facing barriers to meaningful employment.

About Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower adults with disabilities and individuals with barriers to employment to build skills and secure and sustain meaningful employment. Our mission, our vision, and our values guide our organization in all that we do.

How You Can Help

Giving online has never been more secure, convenient or hassle-free with our one-click donation. We also accept standard cash and check donations.

You can get involved today by becoming a Volunteer. Sign up and you will be joining a group of change-makers, a network strong enough to impact positive change in the lives of our clients.

Our clients just need an opportunity to showcase their skillsets, like any other prospective employee. Contact us today to give them a chance.


What People Say

We laugh together. We try to cheer each other up, calm down when you’re mad, calm down when you’re sad. Be brave, be yourself. You don’t have to be anybody but yourself here.

Sarah L.
Former NW Works client

Your mission is people, progress and success. How could people not want to support that?

Lori Eversole
NW Works Donor

“There’s never any doubt in my mind and never has been that the clients come first at NW Works […]They do a tremendous service and for the community as well, not just for the clients and the families.

Andrea Koenker
NW Works’ Parent and Board Member

We feel very fortunate to have these hardworking individuals from NW Works as part of our team… The labor market is incredibly tight and competitive right now, so the employees who come to us from NW Works have become an essential part of our day-to-day operations.”

Zachary Lauer
Trex Company Vice President

You never know what someone is capable of until you give them an opportunity.

Debera Taylor
NW Works Chief Executive Officer

I dearly love working there. […] All the staff, no matter what our handicaps are, they’ve always treated me like a human being.

Lois E.
NW Works Client

Recent News

CEO Update: Invest in NW Works
This December, CEO Debera Taylor asks our readers join us in leveling the playing field for adults with disabilities.
NW Works in Profile: Todd Devine
Meet NW Works Board of Directors member Todd Devine. Learn about his passion for serving the disability community.
NW Works 2022 Calendar
NW Works will be closed on the following dates during 2022. February 21: NW Works will operate on a half-day …

Quality Care Includes Safety

The safety of our community is an important part of our organization. That’s why we partnered with AtmosAir Solutions to ensure the air in our building is as clean as possible. The system, which is able to remove a majority of coronavirus particles from the air, has been shown to reduce viral and bacterial contaminants, as well as reduce dust and mold within a building.

In addition, our team disinfects the entirety of our building weekly using an electrostatic sprayer. This, on top of our daily custodial work, helps to ensure that high-touch spaces in our facility remain clean and safe for all who enter our building.

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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