• Equitable Employment

    Ensuring equitable employment for citizens with disabilities

Welcome to the DC Chapter of APSE

APSE is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a growing national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 and is now known as Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE). APSE has chapters in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Our members come from all 50 states and Puerto Rico, as well as several foreign countries.

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  • Do you have a success story? Do you have a success story you'd like to share with APSE? Want the chance to be displayed on the website and recognized for your achievements? more
  • SSA: COLA Will Not Increase in 2016 SSA: COLA Will Not Increase in 2016 SSA has announced there will not be an increase to COLA. This means many individuals will not see an increase in benefit checks or associated thresholds. Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits will not automatically increase in 2016 as there was no increase more
  • California Governor Signs ABLE Act Into Law California Governor Signs ABLE Act Into Law! On October 11, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 449, the Achieving Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. California is now the 32nd state to enact the ABLE Act. more

Success Stories

DC APSE Success Story

DC APSE Success Story

RP is a 25 year old male who was diagnosed bi-polar. RP came to SJCS seeking employment after being out of the workforce for some time. Being unemployed was new to RP as he has always been able to maintain a job in the past.

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