Why Employment First Matters

Employment First enhances lives by creating greater opportunities for all people to advance their careers. Individuals can use their strengths and talents in order to increase their economic wealth, have a sense of accomplishment and create their own social identity.

The community benefits from community employment provide diversity and enrichment to the community, promote equal opportunity within the community and decreases dependency on public funding.

Employers benefit from community employment as it will provide more value to their businesses because of access to dependable and qualified employees.