Individuals And Families Of Consolidated, PFDS, And Community Living Waivers

Individuals And Families Of AAW And ACAP Program

Providers Of Consolidated, PFDS, Community Living Waivers

Providers Of AAW And ACAP Programs

Supports Coordinators Of Consolidated, PFDS, And Community Living Waivers

Supports Coordinators Of AAW And ACAP Programs

Administrative Entities

State Centers

Everyday Lives in Action: My Life, My Way

Employment/Meaningful Contribution: 
I want to work and/or have other ways to contribute to my community. My family, supporters, and community support me to find and keep a real job that I like with good wages and benefits or start and run my own business, and/or volunteer the way I want in my community.

Increase Employment
Employment is a centerpiece of adulthood and must be available for every person. The benefits of employment for people with disabilities are significant and are the same as for people without disabilities.

Employment Is

• Feeling proud

• Having self-confidence

• Getting a paycheck

• Meeting new people

• Building new skills

• Paying taxes

Comprehensive Employment Report

ODP is excited to share this data with our stakeholders and interagency partners. This exchange of information furthers ODP’s effort to be transparent regarding our standing as an ID/Autism system invested in helping individuals obtain and maintain competitive-integrated employment, and to inform policy development and program innovation in the months and years to come.

View the

2023 Employment First Oversight Commission Report

2020-2022 Employment First Report

2020-2022 Employment First Report – Accessible

19-20 Comprehensive Employment Report

18-19 Comprehensive Employment Report



Employment First Executive Order

Executive Order 2016-03 Establishing “Employment First” Policy – Recommendations – Summary


House Bill 1641 – Codifies Executive Order 2016-03, making “Employment First” a Pennsylvania Law


WIOA Fact Sheet and US Department of Labor Website