Life at the Center
To enable and empower people, primarily those with disabilities, to lead healthy & enriched lives.
Work With Us!
For 80 years, the Center for Disability Services (the Center) has served as a trusted community leader, providing innovative programs and services for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities here in the Capital Region. The Center is proud to act as a bridge for our region, helping those with disabilities feel more connected to the communities in which they live, while also offering meaningful career opportunities for people seeking impactful, mission-driven work.
With more than 80 locations throughout 15 counties, the Center provides programs and resources to more than 15,000 infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors with disability diagnoses such as cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, multiple sclerosis, autism spectrum disorders, epilepsy, spina bifida and traumatic brain injury.
Some Types of Services We Offer:
- Residential Services
- Children’s Services
- Family Services
- Adult Services
- Clover Patch Camp
- Center Health Care
- Camp Spectacular
- Skilled Nursing Care
The Center’s impact on the Capital Region extends beyond services, creating a myriad of new career opportunities. The Center proudly employs ~2,700 team members – dedicated professionals committed to providing companionship, support and more to those with disabilities. As an employer, the Center offers a rewarding work environment, flexible hours, as well as competitive benefits and opportunities for non-exempt work (when applicable).
The Center for Disability Services, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is committed to the well-being of the people we serve, while providing opportunities which lead to independent lifestyles.
Why the Center
Check out the benefits that make the Center one of the best places to work in the Capital Region!
All Benefit eligible positions include access to:
Low-Cost Medical Plans including Telemedicine
Free Life Insurance
Free Long-Term Disability Insurance
Low-Cost Dental and Vision Insurance
Career Development Programs
Paid Bereavement Leave
Paid Jury Duty
401(k) Retirement Program with Discretionary Employer Match and Contribution
Generous Paid Time Off
Supplemental, Voluntary Insurance Options including: Disability, Life, Accident, Critical Illness, and more
Staff Recognition Programs
Referral Bonus Program
Employee Assistance Program