We empower those facing barriers with work opportunities, eliciting their gifts and ability to contribute to the common good.
We believe all people have unique gifts they can contribute towards society k and we aim to provide a work environment that draws out these gifts inherent in each person.
We strive to provide a work situation that works with employees abilities and limits as opposed to exploiting them. This often means finding ways to side with those whose voiced are diminished or overlooked.
The importance of
Meeting practical needs
We pay our employees a fair wage for their work. Earning an income reminds people of their dignity and helps reduce income inequality.
We always aim to provide a place where employees feel valued. We also ensure they can take pride in the products and services we offer.
Work is more than just earning a paycheck. Producing something together with others also builds friendship and creates a sense of belonging.
People with moderate disabilities are far less likely to be employed despite representing over on fifth of the population. Yet, many people with disabilities have the ability and interest to work. They just aren't given the opportunity.
of Canadians have a Disability
That's over 6 million people who are15 years and older.
of People with Disability
aren't in school or employed and are able to work
People with Disability
aged 25 to 64 are able to enter the workforce
Disability Employment Rate
compared to 80% for the general population
Employment Rate Variance
for people with moderate disabilities versus those with severe disabilities
28% of people with a moderate disability live in poverty compared to 10% of the general population
We see our efforts as a way to advance social and economical justice through the realm of work.
The amount of people we provide supportive employment to through our enterprises
Every dollar equates to a total impact of $2.00 as a result of income from our social enterprises
Increase in Income
Amount of additional wages per year someone on disability can earn