Impact

Persistence. Determination. Discipline. These are just a few of the qualities that the team at PRIDE witnesses every day when working with individuals who want to rise above their disabilities and find meaningful employment. While PRIDE provides the services and support, the people we work with ultimately find their own success through hard work and commitment. Read some of their inspiring stories here.

Building the Foundation for a Future Career

Continue Reading Continue reading Building the Foundation for a Future Career

Employment services

A Day in the Life of a Job Coach

By Guest Writer Andrea Tomlinson, PRIDE Industries Job Coach At PRIDE Industries, our mission is to create employment for people with disabilities. As a Job Coach, I’m one of the lucky people who gets to live this mission up close. I’ve worked in Employment Services for more than seven years, and I feel the same […]

Continue reading Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Job Coach

Disability Inclusion and Employment

Want to Work While on SSI and SSDI? PRIDE Industries Can Help

Since combining operations with Crossroads Diversified Services, PRIDE Industries’ capacity to serve people with mental health disabilities has markedly increased. What’s more, we now have in-house talent specializing in employees who want to work while on SSI or SSDI. *SSI: Supplemental Security Income *SSDI: Social Security Disability Insurance Dee Gavaldon Answers the Question, “Can I […]

Continue reading Continue reading Want to Work While on SSI and SSDI? PRIDE Industries Can Help

Employment services

Providing Jobs for Veterans with Disabilities: Braden Matejek, Two-Time Purple Heart Recipient, Finds His Career at PRIDE Industries

On a hot June day in 2011, Sergeant Braden Matejek was driving a tactical vehicle along Afghanistan’s Route 1 when the truck ran over a pressure-plate IED. The injuries he sustained in the incident led to two Purple Heart recognitions and a medical discharge. So it was that, three months later, Matejek was back home. […]

Continue reading Continue reading Providing Jobs for Veterans with Disabilities: Braden Matejek, Two-Time Purple Heart Recipient, Finds His Career at PRIDE Industries

Veteran Employment

Centuries of Service: The US Army Celebrates Its Birthday

The U.S. Army celebrates the 246th anniversary of its founding on June 14. On that day in 1775 (a year before the signing of the Declaration of Independence) the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that read: Resolved, That six companies of expert riflemen, be immediately raised in Pennsylvania, two in Maryland, and two in […]

Continue reading Continue reading Centuries of Service: The US Army Celebrates Its Birthday

Disability Inclusion and Employment

PRIDE Industries, Eskaton, and Dr. Lou Vismara: Creating Careers for People with Autism

Teaming Up to Create Careers for People with Autism Careers for people with autism have been traditionally hard to come by. Lou Vismara, a noted cardiologist, and PRIDE Industries are working to change that. PRIDE Industries’ Mission to Create Employment for People with Disabilities, Including Autism, Gains Dr. Lou’s Interest Dr. Lou Vismara’s interest in […]

Continue reading Continue reading PRIDE Industries, Eskaton, and Dr. Lou Vismara: Creating Careers for People with Autism

Community

The Women of PRIDE Industries: Making a Difference for Over Fifty Years

From our corporate office to local community businesses, from the Central Valley of California to the shores of New Jersey, the women of PRIDE Industries have come from all walks of life to make a difference. For more than fifty years, women at PRIDE Industries have worked in a variety of roles, departments, and environments—both […]

Continue reading Continue reading The Women of PRIDE Industries: Making a Difference for Over Fifty Years