Address: 191 Constant Spring Road, Kingston 8
Telephone: (876) 969-5720; 969-5721
Fax: (876) 969-5719
The Abilities Foundation was established in November 1991 and is a registered voluntary organization. The Foundation works in collaboration with the Ministry of Labor, Social Security and the HEART Trust/National Training Agency. The Abilities Foundation is committed to provide quality vocational education to persons with disabilities to enable them to function as creative and productive citizens. It is the leading organization offering learning opportunities that will produce graduates who are able to access further education and training and become confident and competent individuals at the work place and in society at large.
The major objectives are:
To offer market-driven vocational education to persons with disabilities, for the development of marketable skills.
To improve employment opportunities by forging links with other national agencies, for further training and job enhancement
To teach young adults with disabilities good work ethics, and to facilitate their social and emotional re-adjustment to ensure effective integration into the wider society
To establish a vocational resource center capable of providing technical information and offering practical assistance to persons with disabilities, as well as to potential employers.
To operate a sales outlet for goods made by persons with disabilities.