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People with Disabilities

Do you have an opening?  A person with a disability may be the answer!  Businesses benefit by hiring people with disabilities because:

  • it meets the organization's personnel needs by filling vacancies
  • it enhances the company's long-term viability and profitability by enhancing the image and commitment to the community
  • it gives the company another committed employee willing to complete the task assigned
  • people with disabilities have higher retention rates and lower absenteeism
  • diverse work groups can create better solutions to business challenges
  • companies that hire and accommodate people with disabilities in their workplaces and receive tax credits

For more information regarding the benefits of hiring people with disabilities call  Chautauqua Works at (716) 661-9553.

Helpful Links:

Tax Incentives for Businesses

Employers and the ADA:  Myths and Facts

"Employment Checklist For Hiring Persons With Disabilities"

 Older Workers

The Chautauqua County Office for the Aging receives USDOL employment and training funding under the Senior Community Service Employment Program for individuals 55 or older, low income who are seeking employment.  The program provides paid part time work experience and training in community service agencies throughout Chautauqua County.  Enrollees are assigned to agencies such as Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Care Centers, Social Services, CARTS and many other locations throughout the county.  Veterans and their spouses are encouraged to apply.  For more information, to apply for a Senior Aide position, or to inquire about other Senior Employment Opportunities, please contact Linda Spaulding at (716) 753-4471.


New York State Department of Labor has specialized staff to help put our former military heros to work. If you are looking for hard working, dedicated, motivated, and dependable individuals, then look no further than our former military members. For more information on hiring a Veteran, please call Vicky America at 716-366-9015 in Dunkirk, and Len Culberth at 716-661-9553 in Jamestown.