STAR Receives $20,000 Grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation To Support Local People with Disabilities Find First Jobs

STAR Lighting the Way has received a $20,000 grant from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation. The money will help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find work, through STAR’s My First Jobs program.

STAR’s customized employment program for people with disabilities leads the state in job placements and hours worked. A team of job developers, employment managers and job coaches work with individuals, and networks with businesses, to create job opportunities, supervise training, and find locations to host classes in life, social, arts, and recreational skills.

Click here to see how STAR works to find jobs for local individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities