Resources for People with Disabilities

Online and Walk-in Resources

  • ACE (Access to City Employment) ACE (Access to City Employment)
    The Access to City Employment (ACE) Program provides an alternative route towards permanent City employment for qualified disabled individuals.
  • The ARC of San Francisco The ARC of San Francisco
    Career placement and advancement program provides people with developmental disabilities individual career assessments, job training and placement plus ongoing coaching and career development for both part time and full time competitive jobs.
  • LightHouse Employment Immersion Program LightHouse Employment Immersion Program
    Four week training program for blind or low vision individuals combining short lectures, interactive activities, expert speakers and free-form conversations, with coaching in creating resumes, cover letters, using online job search tools, & mock interviews.
  • Toolworks Toolworks
    Connecting people with disabilities to jobs. Specializing in custodial services, baked goods and recycling.
  • Department of Rehabilitation - SF Department of Rehabilitation - SF
    Assists Californians with disabilities in obtaining and retaining employment and maximizing their ability to live independently in their communities.
  • Hot Jobs! Department of Rehabilitation Job Database Hot Jobs! Department of Rehabilitation Job Database
    These jobs are from DOR business partners who are actively working to diversify their workplace by including opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Anyone can apply for the jobs listed below, but DOR program participants are strongly encouraged to work with their employment team to prepare for the opportunities listed below and apply.
  • LEAP - Limited Examination & Appointment Program LEAP - Limited Examination & Appointment Program
    The Limited Examination and Appointment Program (LEAP) is a recruitment and hiring program for individuals with disabilities. It provides other ways to demonstrate qualifications for employment rather than the traditional state civil service exam process.
  • Schedule A Schedule A
    Schedule A is a program that allows federal agencies to hire individuals with targeted disabilities into Federal Government jobs through a non-competitive hiring process.
  • Hire-Ability Hire-Ability
    Hire-Ability is non-profit vocational services program connecting employers with trained, assessed and pre-qualified employees. They offer various programs for job seekers such as employment services, development, janitorial, IT help desk and more.
  • Caminar - Jobs Plus Caminar - Jobs Plus
    Caminar's Jobs Plus program provides job placement and supported employment services for people with all types of disabilities.
  • RAMS -Richmond Area Multi Services RAMS -Richmond Area Multi Services
    Under the Services tab find Vocational & Workforce Development. RAMS is a private, non-profit mental health agency that is committed to advocating for and providing community based services with an emphasis on serving Asian & Pacific Islander Americans.
  • People with Disabilities Foundation People with Disabilities Foundation
    Scroll down to Employment-Related Services by County, click on San Francisco: there are many employment resources here.