Client Story Highlighted on WDVM-TV

For Alex Ward, 23, his job as a dishwasher is more than just a source of income. It’s an opportunity.  Empowering individuals through employment is a part of the mission at NW Works. As a vital community partner, NW Works recruits, trains, places, and supports workers in our area.  This service helps Winchester businesses and reinforcesContinue reading “Client Story Highlighted on WDVM-TV”

Young Adults Celebrate Breaking Down Barriers

Eleven graduates have completed the 180-day ProjectSEARCH program at Winchester Medical Center, where they got the opportunity to take part in three separate internships in various hospital departments. WDVM’s Karlynn Wells reported on our ProjectSEARCH program, in partnership with several local agencies. Check out the story below:

ProjectSEARCH Program Launches at Winchester Medical Center

NW Works partners with community agencies to provide employment supports to high school students. Through the innovative project known as ProjectSEARCH, NW Works enables students with disabilities to gain and sustain a variety of internships. This year 12 interns will complete three rotations of internships at Winchester Medical Center. The goal is to help theContinue reading “ProjectSEARCH Program Launches at Winchester Medical Center”

The Winchester Star – Firefly Café & Bakery opens its doors to the public after expansion

WINCHESTER — Several people with physical and intellectual disabilities have been able to find employment since the Firefly Café & Bakery opened its doors to the public at 3035 Valley Ave. two years ago, but a recent expansion of the restaurant will allow it to benefit even more employees and the customers they serve. READContinue reading “The Winchester Star – Firefly Café & Bakery opens its doors to the public after expansion”