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Working within the community is an option for all

The Putnam County Board of DD is committed to helping job seekers with developmental disabilities (DD) explore community employment options.

In March 2012, Governor John Kasich signed an Executive Order making community employment a priority for people with developmental disabilities. Employers recognize that employees with DD are reliable and perform equal to or better than non-disabled employees. Visit Ohio Employment First to learn more.

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is the State of Ohio agency that partners with Ohioans with disabilities to achieve quality employment and independence, and makes determinations on Social Security disability. To learn more, visit Opportunities for Ohioan with Disabilities website.

Additionally, Ohio Means Jobs assists in helping individuals with a disability find employment. Visit Ohio Means Accessibility to search for a job, or learn more about your rights and benefits.