• Links

    We invite you to visit these sites for more information on organizations that are important partners of Columbia Industries.

    AbilityOne Program

    AbilityOne is a Federal initiative to help people who are blind or have other significant disabilities find employment. Columbia Industries is part of a nation-wide network of over 600 nonprofit agencies providing services to the Federal government under the AbilityOne Program.

    Arc of Tri-Cities

    The Arc of Tri-Cities assists people of all ages with developmental disabilities obtain their rights and resources required to become independent, self-sufficient, and contributing members of society. They are committed to education, advocacy, and the support of families, friends, and community.

    Department of Social and Health Services

    The Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) serves over 1.5 million Washington children, families, vulnerable adults through protection, comfort, food assistance, financial aid, medical care and other services.

    Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

    The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) develops and implements public policies promoting individual worth, self-respect, and dignity for people with developmental disabilities.

    Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)

    This twenty-one member Council, appointed by the Governor, represents individuals and groups with an interest in vocational rehabilitation. The majority of the Council members are persons with disabilities, representing a broad geographic scope, as well as diversity in gender, ethnicity, and cultural backgrounds.

    DVR wishes to thank Columbia Industries for their high quality and innovative services.  We value their partnership as we continue to work together to help people with disabilities enrich their lives through employment.  You can find more about DVR at www.dshs.wa.gov/dvr.


    Creating Employment Opportunities for People with Significant Disabilities.

    Tri-Cities Residential Services

    Tri-Cities Residential Services is an organization of professionals and volunteers who are dedicated to helping disabled individuals maximize their potential to function independently in the community.

    United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties

    United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties is a not-for-profit organization that brings people, health and human services agencies, government agencies and community groups together to focus resources on the most critical human care needs in our area.

    WorkSource Columbia Basin

    The WorkSource Center provides all the information, technology and services businesses need to thrive; and that job seekers need to achieve successful careers. They represent a unique concept in the labor market – everything in one place.

    YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities

    At the YMCA of the Greater Tri-Cities, we offer innovative ways to get more involved with the world around you. Along with a range of exciting activities designed to bring families together, the Y also gives you the opportunity to give back to your community through coaching, mentoring or any number of volunteer options.

    For more information about how Columbia Industries benefits our community, email info@ColumbiaIndustries.com

    Columbia Industries, a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization, helps people with disabilities and other barriers to employment achieve their highest employment potential. This allows them to achieve self-sufficiency and contribute to the productivity of our community.

  • CI Stories

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