Abilities That Inspire

Ronnie’s Inspiring Story

“You know…I love the program, they helped me find my job that I love. I love Lena and Ms. Janice, they are a real big help. I love the people that I work with at Flash Foods, they are all real nice to me.”

Ronnie, Supportive Employment Client

Jonas’ Inspiring Story

“I feel great about my life. I love my apartment and having friends over”. Participating in a range of individualized services and supports, Jonas has successfully moved into his own apartment. He’s active in the community and was selected to be an assistant to the high school boys’ athletic teams. “Jonas is an important part of our team”, says Clinch County Panthers Coach Jared Hart.

Jonas, Clinch County, Community Living and Prevocational Services Participant, Homerville

Thorn’s Inspiring Story

Thorn, who participates in Unison’s Supportive Employment program, credits Unison for “teaching me what I need for my job”. Thorn has worked in landscaping services and for a bowling alley, but he is most proud of his current job as a dining room associate at Zaxby’s. According to General Manager Lee Taylor, “Thorn is the face of Zaxby’s… guests love him and our entire team relies on him. He is a blessing to us as much as this job is to him.”

Thorn, Coffee County Supportive Employment participant, Douglas

Mary’s Inspiring Story

“I enjoy an active social life and enjoy the work I do. I enjoy learning to cook full meals in my home. With a little help, I get to live my life the way I want to live.”

Mary, Coffee Community Supports, Day and Residential services