WINCHESTER — In Virginia, people with physical, emotional and/or mental challenges can remain enrolled in a public school until age 21. After that, other ways must be sought for them to stay active, engaged and productive. NW Works, a local nonprofit that offers job training and placement services for people with special needs in the NorthernContinue reading “NW Works program prepares high school students for employment- The Winchester Star”
The Winchester Star covered NW Works’ Career Exploration event at Winchester City Hall. Article by Brian Brehm.
Read Josh Janney of the Winchester Star’s feature on the 5th graduating class of ProjectSEARCH.
Check out this great video by Josh Janney of the Winchester Star explaining how NW Works assists adults with disabilities in our community! Despite the pandemic, NW Works is running strong.
NW Works CEO Debera Taylor and Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator Ellie Tahmaseb encourage the reader to support employees with disabilities this October.
Read the Winchester Star’s recap of our sixth annual Farm to Table event and view photos from the evening by Kimberly Needles. Thank you to all who attended!
WINCHESTER — At a time when businesses are struggling to find staff, NW Works Inc. has been a godsend. Just ask the folks over at Winchester-based Trex Co. Inc., a composite decking manufacturer that is so pleased with the 14 NW Works clients currently on staff, officials are talking about doubling that number in the near future. [Read More]Continue reading “NW Works clients play important role in Trex’s daily operations”
The proposed Transformation to Competitive Integrated Employment Act has been raising questions in our industry about the end of subminimum wage and what it means for people with disabilities. NW Works CEO Debera Taylor shares her thoughts regarding the bill and what it means for our clients and their loved ones.
Missy Pugh, NW Works’ Government Contract Manager, has a packed schedule. But she found some time in her busy day to tell us about how her team helps government agencies run in our region.
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”