Who We Serve

NW Works’ programs and services are designed to meet the diverse needs of individuals Who We Servewho are 17 years of age or older that have long-term disabilities, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and other under-served populations that live in Winchester, Frederick County, Clarke County and other neighboring counties. Typical disabilities include:

  • Intellectual Disabilities (formerly called Mental Retardation)
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Challenges
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Hearing Impairments
  • Vision Impairments

NWW is proud to partner with individuals with disabilities that range from slight to severe, but who have a common goal of employment.

Why Come to NW Works?

Since 1970, NWW has built it’s programs and services around the needs of our constituents. When you or a loved one comes to NWW you can expect:

  • Programs that adhere to the highest quality standards. NWW is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the standard bearer for workforce development agencies such as ours.
  • A full spectrum of services, including work in-facility and in the community.
  • A full assessment of each person’s abilities, preferences and goals which are monitored daily, reviewed quarterly, and rewritten yearly.
  • Providing excellent job opportunities that help individuals move beyond the “working poor” to reach their fullest potential.