Friendship Industries’ mission is to develop and maintain employment and training opportunities for adults with disabilities in integrated work environments. Friendship Industries has on-site and off-site employment opportunities which makes finding and keeping work a priority for you. Rehabilitation Staff partner with persons with disabilities to help secure employment.
DRPT, Rockingham County, and United Way help support vans and associated costs to make employment transportation available.
Friendship Industries provides transportation services at a small cost to program participants living in Rockingham County and participating in Friendship’s Work Adjustment and Employment Programs. This is one way our Rehabilitation programs make finding employment opportunities for persons with disabilities easier. Title VI Public Notice and ADA Notice
The support of the United Way of Harrisonburg, the County of Rockingham, and other generous donors make Friendship Industries’ Transportation Program affordable for program participants.
Contact Rehabilitation Services if you are interested in learning more about our programs.
Situational Assessment – Our staff works with people to determine what jobs and skills suit them best. We work with our many community partners to provide many assessment sites.
Supported Employment – Our Rehabilitative Job Coaches work with individuals to find work that suits their talents. As a local provider, Friendship Industries has built relationships with many area employers. In fact, we pioneered the supported employment model in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. We continue to use person-centered assessments to help find jobs for individuals with disabilities.
Friendship Industries is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, its transit services on the basis of race, color, or national origin, as protected by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. For additional information on Friendship Industries’ non discrimination policies and procedures or to file a complaint, contact Human Resources, 801 Friendship Drive, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 22801
Non-Discrimination Public Statement in link above.
Similarly, In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Friendship Industries will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities.
Friendship Industries rehabilitation programs are accredited by CARF – the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.