Press Releases

Westchester County Hosts Spring Mentoring Day

White Plains, New York – Westchester County students and adults had another chance to work at a job that interests them as CAREERS Support Solutions coordinated a spring Mentoring Day on May 24.  (read  more)

CAREERS Support Solutions – New Name, Same Vital Mission.

Valhalla and Carmel, New York –­ February 8, 2017 – CAREERS Support Solutions is the new name of the 30-year old non-profit organization formerly known as CAREERS for People with Disabilities. The organization continues to provide job training, placement and ongoing support for individuals with disabilities in Westchester and Putnam Counties.  (read more)

Mentoring Day 2016 in Putnam County

Carmel, New York — Putnam County residents were given the opportunity to work at a job that interests them as CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. (CAREERS) coordinated the fifth Annual Mentoring Day on October 25th. A collaboration with Putnam County Executive Mary Ellen Odell,  (read more)

Westchester County Hosts 2016 Mentoring Day

 White Plains, NY…. New Rochelle High School Project Search students were given the opportunity to explore a field that interests them as CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. (CAREERS) coordinated the fourth annual Mentoring Day on October 27th. (read more)

CAREERS 2016 Anniversary Celebration

Valhalla, New York, October 24th, 2016 – CAREERS for People with Disabilities celebrated 29 years of providing job placement services and the employment anniversaries of over 200 clients at their Annual Anniversary Celebration October 20th. The Annual event was sponsored by PepsiCo Enable, Curry Automotive and Board President Marianne Brown of Mt. Kisco….(Read more)

Hitachi Metals America, Ltd. and Peoples United Community Foundation Award Grants to CAREERS

Valhalla, New York, April 14, 2014 – Grants from Hitachi Metals America, Ltd. and Peoples United Community Foundation will support CAREERS ….(Read more)

H.O.P.E. For Youth and Entergy Award Grants to CAREERS

Carmel, New York – February 24, 2014...Grants from The H.O.P.E. For Youth Foundation and Entergy have gotten the new year off to a great start for CAREERS for People with Disabilities … (Read more)

Westchester County Hosts Disability Mentoring Day with CAREERS

White Plains, New York – October 18, 2013 …. Disabled residents from throughout Westchester County were given the opportunity to work in a field that interests them as CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Westchester County… (Read more…)

Putnam County Hosts  Second Annual Mentoring Day with CAREERS

Carmel, New York – October 18, 2013 … Twenty three Putnam County disabled residents were given the opportunity to work in a field that interests them as CAREERS for People with Disabilities coordinated the second Disability Mentoring Day on October 17th. (Read more…)

Susan Lauer Joins CAREERS Board of Directors

Valhalla,  New York – September 18, 2013 … Susan Lauer, Principal of Aspire Consulting in Hyde Park, New York, was named to CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. Board of Directors.  (Read more…)

Ann M. Tucker Joins CAREERS Advisory Board

Rye Brook,  New York – June 24, 2013 … Ann M. Tucker, founder and President of A.M. Tucker and Company, one of Westchester’s premiere fundraising organizations for more than 25 years, has joined CAREERS for People with Disabilities Advisory Board. (Read more…)

TD Charitable Foundation Supports CAREERS

Carmel, New York – June 5, 2013 … TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, recently donated $2,500 to CAREERS for People with Disabilities….(Read more…)

Hitachi Metals Awards grant to CAREERS

Valhalla, New York – April 1, 2013  CAREERS for People with Disabilities has been awarded a $6,000 grant from Hitachi Metals America Ltd., to support our Workforce Readiness, Placement and Training Program.   (Read more…)

CAREERS chosen by Staples Associate to Recieve $1,000 grant

Valhalla, New York – January 18, 2013 … CAREERS for People with Disabilities has been awarded $1,000 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., under a new program that lets Staples associates direct donations.     (Read more….)

Putnam County Transportation Task Force Formed

Carmel, New York – January 30 … A group tasked with updating and improving Putnam County’s Transportation System held their organizational meeting January 29.  (Read more…)

CAREERS for People with Disabilities receives grant from Hudson City Savings

White Plains, New York – February 4  CAREERS for People with Disabilities was honored to receive a $2,000 grant from Hudson City Savings Bank recently   (Read More…)

Putnam Community Service Network Honors Tina Cornish-Lauria

Carmel, New York … Executive Director Tina Cornish-Lauria received a Professional Career
Recognition Award by the Putnam Community Service Network. Read more

CAREERS Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Services

(Valhalla, NY) CAREERS celebrated its twenty-fifth year as the most successful supported work program in the area. – Read more

Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley Award CAREERS one of First Grants in Putnam County

CAREERS Appoints Ginny Fitzgerald to Board

Valhalla, NY – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc.,  announces that Ginny Fitzgerald has joined its board of directors.  Read more

CAREERS Announces Stanley Kulesa Joins Board 

Valhalla, NY – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc.,  announces that Stanley Kulesa has been appointed to its Board of Directors.  Read More 

CAREERS Appoints Nancy Pearson to Board and Honors Irene Thompson for Service

(Valhalla, NY) – – CAREERS announces that Nancy Pearson has joined its board of directors  and that Irene Thompson announced she will move from the board after 15 years of service to serve on the advisory board.  Read More

CAREERS Holds Annual Anniversary Celebration

(Valhalla, NY) – –  Two Hundred (200) CAREERS’ clients, their employers and guests attended the Annual Anniversary Celebration of CAREERS» Read More

CAREERS Appoints Brian Singer to Board

(Valhalla, NY) – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. announces that Brian P. Singer has joined its Board of Directors Read More

CAREERS Appoints New Board Member

(Valhalla, NY) – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. announces that Karen J. Brown has joined its Board of Directors Read More»

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Local Business Partners with CAREERS and Receives Award

(Valhalla, NY) – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. announces that Carmel Movie Theatre, Inc. has received a Local Award for its contribution in providing jobs for individuals with disabilities. Read More »

CAREERS Client and Employer Receive Awards

(Valhalla, NY) — CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. announces that both a client and an employer received special recognition awards at this year’s Achievement Awards Breakfast. » Read More

CAREERS Anniversary Celebration

(Valhalla, NY) — Over 200 CAREERS’ clients, their employers and guests attended the Annual Anniversary Celebration.»Read more

CAREERS Appoints New Board Member

(Valhalla, NY) – CAREERS announces that Marianne C. Brown, President and CEO of Omego, LLC, has joined its Board of Directors. » Read More

Opportunity Knocks Announces CAREERS For People with Disabilities as Award Winner of 3rd Annual Best Nonprofits to Work For

(Valhalla, NY) – Opportunity Knocks announces that CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. is a winner of the 3rd Annual Peoples Choice Best Nonprofit to Work For Awards.  Winners were selected from nominations based on employee essay submissions. » Read More

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. Celebrates Thirteenth Annual Anniversary Celebration

(Valhalla, NY) – Over 250 CAREERS’ clients, their employers and guests attended the Thirteenth Annual Anniversary Celebration of CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. on Tuesday, June 30, at PepsiCo World Headquarters in Purchase. » Read more

Mary Fitzgerald Receives Award at National Disability Employment Awareness Month Breakfast

Valhalla, NY – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. (CAREERS) announces that one of their clients, Mary Fitzgerald, received the prestigious Employee Longevity Award at this year’s Achievement Awards Breakfast. » Read more

Little People of Mahopac, Inc. Wins Award for Furthering Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Valhalla, NY – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. (CAREERS) announces that Little People of Mahopac, Inc. has received a Local Award for its contribution in providing jobs for individuals with disabilities. » Read more

CAREERS Appoints New Board Members

Valhalla, NY – – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to finding productive employment for individuals with disabilities, announces the following people have recently joined its board of directors: » Read more

CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. Receives $25,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Enhance its Employment Program

VALHALLA, New York, June 30, 2009 – CAREERS for People with Disabilities, Inc. today received a $25,000 contribution to assist with its employment program for individuals with disabilities throughout Westchester and Putnam counties. » Read more