Cuyahoga DD encourages all people of working age to pursue community employment. Support is available to discover the type of job you might enjoy, to find a job and to be successful in the job.

A Cuyahoga DD Support Administrator (SA) can help you to:

  • Find out what type of job you might enjoy
  • Connect you with other community agencies or employment service providers that can help you find a job, including your school or Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
  • Help you figure out how to get to and from your job
  • Coordinate supports to help you do your job

Contact your support administrator or call our eligibility team at 216-736-2673 for support.

Ready to work? Search job opportunities below:

Inclusive Job Opportunities

Resources to help plan for a job and manage public benefits

Everyone has strengths and talents that can be used in the workplace video below:

Local Hiring Events

The Employment Collaborative of Cuyahoga County is a network of 60 nonprofit, social service and government agencies dedicated to meeting the hiring needs of local businesses by hosting hiring events and educational trainings.

If you are a job seeker with a disability and would like to attend an upcoming hiring event, be sure to register for that event and come prepared to interview with local businesses. Review this flyer to help you prepare for a hiring event and interviews.

Contact the Employment Collaborative of Cuyahoga County at 216-931-7348 or at for more information.

Employment First

Ohio’s Employment First initiative promotes that all people with developmental disabilities are presumed capable of community employment and that community employment is the preferred outcome for working-age adults with developmental disabilities.

Employment First enhances lives by creating greater opportunities for all people to advance their careers. Individuals can use their strengths and talents in order to increase their economic wealth, have a sense of accomplishment and create their own social identity.

Employment First Community Life Guide