Amy Royal, Founder and CEO of Royal, P.C. and member of HRU’s Board of Directors, presented HRU’s 2016 Rookie Employer of the Year Award to Mario Scorza, Manager of Friendly’s of the Westfield Shops. Dan Flynn, Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Banking, United Bank presented HRU’s 2016 Employer of the Year Award to Specialty Bolt & Screw, Inc. of Agawam, MA (left to right Dan Flynn and Jon Queenin, Chief Operating Officer of Specialty Bolt & Screw, Inc.) Timm Marini, President of HUB International and Carol Tourangeau presented HRU’s 2016 Armand Tourangeau Volunteer of the Year Award to Cheryl Rumley of Apex Healthcare (Photo left to right: Timm Marini, Carol Tourangeau, Cheryl Rumley and HRU’s President Donald Kozera.) Jess at work at Xtramart Ashley at work at YMCA 60 Brookdale Drive Tanisha playing basketball Felicia

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• Every individual, no matter their ability, can be a valuable contributor to our community and our workforce;

• In a future of inclusion and success for mentally and physically disabled, chronically unemployed and disenfranchised individuals;

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In The Spotlight


Workforce Alternatives of CT’s Jackie Santiago organizes Thanksgiving Food Drive

Hartford Native Jackie Santiago draws on childhood struggles in organizing Thanksgiving food drive. Read the full story here

Thank You to everyone who helped to make this year’s Employer Recognition & Awards Breakfast a great success

We would like to thank everyone who helped to make this year’s event a great success.

Congratulations to all of our award winners:

2016 Employer of the Year: Specialty Bolt & Screw, Inc.

2016 Rookie Employer Award: Friendly’s... Read More

Lighthouse holds Community fair

A good turnout of members enjoyed refreshments and received information from  MRC, NAMI, CHD, Catholic Charities, and Safelink on the services that they provide.

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Employers

Are you an EMPLOYER looking for a staffing solution through HRU members?

We provide our program members with opportunities for community integration and, if applicable, work-related supports, because meaningful work is integral to an individual’s sense of purpose and well-being. Link to Hire our Members

Does your company thirst for a qualified labor pool?

Member Services

Are you a prospective MEMBER of an HRU program?

HRU empowers program members to make informed choices, provides opportunities for meaningful work and skill-building, and endeavors to fully include people with disabilities in community life.

We practice Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action and are prepared to make reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities to ensure equal access to employment, services and facilities. Learn about our services...

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