What is Source America?
Established in 1974, Source America is instrumental in developing a connection between individuals with blindness or severe visual impairments with organizations with jobs. Designated by Ability One ( a federal agency), Source America provides up-to-date job information for the blind or severely visually impaired. Source America works with government agencies, large corporations, and small businesses to develop contracts that are designed to identify jobs that are to be filled with people with disabilities.
Do you have to pay for the services Source America provides?
No, Source America is a non-profit organization that has an online database with over 2,000 organizations who hire blind or those with severe visual impairments. Source America is a vital link between the disabled and organizations.
How can I get a job?
If you are blind or have visual impairments, the Source America directory contains organizations who are actively seeking employees. Contact is made directly with the organization. If you are qualified for the position being listed, you apply and the organization will contact you directly for an interview.
How can I contact Source America?
They are physically located at 8401 Old Courthouse Road Vienna VA 22182 and can be found online at Source America.
What are some other resources for the blind or visually impaired?
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) issues a bi-annual newsletter and sign up for the newsletter can be found on their website AFB. The website also contains information on living with blindness, message boards, programs and services, publications, and an online store.
Source America is an amazing organization that provides services to the blind and visually impaired. It is their goal to provide the most up-to-date information on organizations that are hiring. If you are blind or visually impaired it would benefit you tremendously to access the SourceAmerica – AFB Directory Profile website.