Read NW Works’ July 2021 CEO update by Debera Taylor, focusing on the importance of independence for the disability community.
When Laura Bancroft first began working at NW Works in May, it was more like a reunion rather than a new job. As a former Shenandoah Valley Community Residence employee, Laura was once again working with clients she worked closely with years prior. “It was the fun part of coming to NW works, I gotContinue reading “NW Works in Profile: Laura Bancroft”
Meet Jim Stevenson, our Director of Therapeutic Programs.
WINCHESTER — A lot of hearts were broken on Sept. 30 when Firefly Cafe went out of business. Foodies lost a beloved lunch spot, and the clients and staff of NW Works Inc. lost a prime employment and job-training center for adults with developmental issues. The good news is a new restaurant, Pho Bistro Winchester, opened Feb. 4 inContinue reading “Pho Bistro continues mission of Firefly Cafe – The Winchester Star”
WINCHESTER — Twelve graduates celebrated on Friday after completing an internship program at Valley Health’s Winchester Medical Center.
WINCHESTER, Va. (WDVM) — A graduation ceremony is an event to be celebrated especially for students in the Project SEARCH program as they enter the workforce.
Meet Program Manager Howard Feldstein and learn about how he supports NW Works!
Graduation season is upon us once again and we are thrilled to celebrate the 12 graduates of the ProjectSEARCH class of 2021. While students across the country navigated a mix of in-person and virtual schooling, the ProjectSEARCH students were in-person five days a week, completing three rotating internships from September to June at Valley Health’sContinue reading “ProjectSEARCH Students”
We are thrilled to share that our partnership with Handley Regional Library System to support job seekers is starting back up! Every second and fourth Wednesday of the month between 11 am and 12 pm, job seekers can go to the main branch of the library in Winchester to receive help in finding employment. OurContinue reading “Library Adult Programs Resume May 12”
Meet long-term Board of Directors member, and former Board President, Andrea Koenker.