WorkAbility III Program
WorkAbility III (WAIII) is a joint program of the College of Alameda (COA) and the State Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) designed to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
WorkAbility III was started at the College of Alameda in 1994 and has since assisted over 1200 clients of the Department of Rehabilitation gain employment. This program has consistently performed well, being one of the top in the state since its inception. WA staff is experienced in developing job opportunities in all occupations and at all levels of training.
Who is eligible for WorkAbility III?
Participants in the program must be State Department of Rehabilitation clients and be referred by their DOR counselor to be eligible for services. All participants must also be eligible to enroll as COA students.
What services are available to job seekers?
The objective of the program is to form a partnership with individual clients to meet their employment goals. WA offers job search workshops, job clubs, individualized job placement assistance, and follow up support on the job.
Lawrence Silva – WorkAbility Program Coordinator 510-748-2109
Nadeesha Dias – Job Developer 510-748-2242
Aurora Laniohan – Data & Intake Specialist 510-748-5269