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Welcome to HRU

HRU believes:

• 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;

• In our innovative service delivery model that empowers each person to reach their goals.

Thank You for supporting HRU!
In The Spotlight

A Special Thank You to our 2014 Annual Event Gold Sponsors:

Real Estate Development With An Emphasis On COMMUNITY

HRU’s Annual Recognition and Fundraising Breakfast

Thank you to all who attended HRU’s Annual Recognition and Fundraising breakfast event held on October 23, 2014 at Springfield Country Club. The event recognized and honored our 2014 Employer and Volunteer of the Year award winners:

Are you an External Customer or Employer Partner? Please Take Our Survey…

HRU collects feedback from all of our customers annually so we can continually improve our services. Please take a moment to take our External Customer or Employer Partner Survey…Please select a survey:

2014 Employer:... Read More

It’s Time to Send in Your Nominations


It’s Time to Send in Your Nominations for HRU’s Employer and Volunteer of the Year Awards!

We are requesting nominations for the following awards:


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

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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