Empowerment Through Employment, Inc.

1430 Cost Avenue

Stonewood, WV 26301


Phone (304) 623-3757

Fax     (304) 623-3758




Hours of Operation

Monday- Friday  8 AM - 4 PM


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Empowerment Through Employment, Inc. mission is to provide customized employment support services for persons with disabilities through job readiness training, enhanced employment opportunities, and career building services. “Helping People Achieve Their Career Goals” – Since 1969. Empowerment Through Employment, Inc. is affiliated with the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) as a Community Rehabilitation Program and the West Virginia Association for Rehabilitative Facilities (WVARF), State use program as well as holds a state license through the West Virginia Office of Behavioral Health Facilities.


To be eligible for person-centered employment support services, potential participant employees must have:


• An intellectual, psychiatric, developmental, traumatic brain injury, sensory, and/or physical disability. Some medical conditions that are chronic in nature may also meet eligibility criteria.


• Must demonstrate & continue to demonstrate a desire and motivation to actively engage in job readiness skills & employment opportunities.


• Be actively engaged in employment and career exploration, planning and training.


• Be at least 16 years of age.


• Be able to move from place to place either on his or her own, or through the aid of assistive technology.


• Have a Social Security Card and Photo ID.


• Be able to take care of basic personal needs.


• Must be determined to present no hazard to themselves or others.


In addition the following procedures must be completed before any person may be hired for employment.