Our friends who support the efforts of Abilities First and their opportunities provide assistance for all ages, children to adults, and their families. With your donation, we are able to help people with developmental disabilities achieve:

• Valued roles in our community
• Inclusion in our community
• Employment opportunities
• Normal life experiences

Should you choose to donate, you will be acknowledged with a letter of thanks appropriate for the IRS requirements.


From newborns to toddlers and teenagers to adults, Abilities First helps people with developmental disabilities in our community enhance their lives, empower their voices and achieve their dreams.

ABILITIES FIRST and its programs, retail stores and grant funding recipients support a wide variety of services including: early intervention for infants and toddlers, residential services, independent living assistance, employment and transportation services. The goal is to provide necessary supports, services, resources, and opportunities for people with a developmental disability to live the life they choose.

First Steps Children
Next Step Individuals
AIA Students