Category Archives: ACT Works

Kevin Gets a Job at OATS (and More) After 14 Years with ACT Works

Just shy of his 15-year anniversary with ACT Works (AW), Kevin took a job at OATS Transportation as a custodian. Kevin began working at AW in October of 1998. Since that time he has had a variety of job duties. … Continue reading

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Kaia Takes on Additional Responsibilities in ACT Works

Kaia has been working in ACT Works (AW) for 5 years and is ready for a job out in the community.  AW Program Manager Bob Meier has created additional responsibilities for her to expand her resume and cater to her … Continue reading

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Billy Gets his License and a Step Closer to Community Employment

Billy’s wallet was a little thicker when he strolled into work on Monday, May 12.  He was toting the paperwork to prove that he had passed his driver’s test. Because community employment is a goal of Billy’s, ACT Works Employment … Continue reading

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Production Specialists vital to ACT Works program

The ACT Works program is designed to provide individuals with disabilities with the opportunity to work in a supportive environment, with the goal of eventually finding employment out in the community. A major component of the supportive environment we provide … Continue reading

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Brandy H. mixes it up

The purpose of the ACT Works program is to provide job training and guidance to individuals with disabilities, while simultaneously providing employment and a steady paycheck. Individuals in the Works program perform a variety of tasks in the operation of … Continue reading

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Kaia brings artistic talent to ACT Works

The ACT Works program is designed to provide individuals with disabilities with the opportunity to work in a supportive environment, with the goal of eventually finding employment out in the community. In our warehouse, we have a wide array of … Continue reading

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Allan G. fulfills vital task

The ACT recycling program is one way that we provide individuals with disabilities with the opportunity to work. The program focuses on obsolete electronic media, such as VHS tapes, DVDs, CDs, and their cases. As advances in technology render these … Continue reading

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David W. Ready to Transition

The ACT Works Program is designed to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to work in a positive and supportive environment. However, the goal of ACT Works is not to be the end stop for employment, but rather to serve … Continue reading

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Mike C. a big help in the warehouse

Here at ACT, we believe that it is important to provide all individuals with the same kinds of opportunities that any one of us would expect to experience, which includes living and working in a community where we belong. The … Continue reading

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ACT Works Employees Medal in Regional Basketball Tournament

ACT Works is proud to acknowledge and congratulate five employees for their participation in the Special Olympics Central Area basketball tournament held January 5th at the MU Student Rec Complex in Columbia. Michael S., Josh, and Michael C. each competed … Continue reading

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