Through work training services, Hattie Larlham provides meaningful employment and training to people with developmental disabilities in Northeast Ohio. The centerpiece of Hattie Larlham’s work training services are Hattie’s Café & Gifts, Hattie’s Doggie Day Care & Boarding and Hattie's Food Hub.
The people with developmental disabilities Hattie Larlham employs through its work training services earn minimum wage. They receive the work training, job coaching and guidance they need to succeed in the workplace. These vocational services go beyond task-oriented employment and provide a positive mentoring environment.
Hattie Larlham operates Hattie’s Café & Gifts. The cafés provide employment and work training to people with developmental disabilities. The cafés offer customers fair trade coffee, fresh baked goods, sandwiches and gifts.
Hattie's Doggie Day Care & Boarding is a cage-free pet boarding operation that provides employment to people with developmental disabilities interested in a career in animal care. The work training enterprise provides customers with day and overnight care for their dog while they are away from home. The organization also provides dog grooming.
Hattie's Food Hub is a farm-to-table work training program for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It serves a need in the Akron community for access to fresh, local food.
Hattie Larlham Community Employment works with Northeast Ohio companies and organizations to help adults with physical, mental, emotional or developmental disabilities find, obtain and remain steadily employed. Hattie Larlham Community Employment works with job-seeking adults to determine the type of job they want, provide guidance to find a job tailored to their skill set, manage challenges while on the job and receive job training. Hattie Larlham Community Employment can find qualified, hard-working employees for your company.
Hattie Larlham employment planning services and organizational employment services programs are CARF accredited.