Community Employment Resource Map
Several employment opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities exist in Adams County including: working at schools, retail, food service, landscaping, and maintenance.
Recently, the Adams County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Adams DD) hired new staff to support community integration and locally support transportation for employment for individuals. Individuals also participate in job exploration and using individuals’ interest and strengths when job matching. Additionally, Adams DD utilizes the Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities and DODD Employment First partnership and is developing relationships with local school districts, businesses, and Ohio Means Jobs. Current support from the local community and continuing to build partnerships and relationships will be influential for employment success in Adams County.