Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities (CPID)


CPID grant brings new opportunities to Virginia

Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities began with a $4.3 million federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

Led by the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and the Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, this grant will help nearly 500 Virginians with disabilities, including young adults and veterans, gain new skills and credentials through Career Pathways to seek employment in competitive, high-demand, high-quality occupations.

Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities has 10 project partners in education, workforce development and business. These partners focus on strategies to:

  • meet business needs in high-demand occupations
  • meet career seekers' needs to attain marketable credentials and find middle-skilled jobs
  • train vocational rehabilitation counselors to work with potential clients




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The workforce has changed...

In our highly technical world, knowledge and skills are critical to employers. How can Career Pathways help you prepare for today's workforce? Career Pathways connects Virginians with disabilities to the education, training, certification or credentials needed to qualify for high-demand jobs.

  • Career exploration
  • Employable skills
  • In-demand jobs
  • Marketable credentials
  • Skilled training
  • Support services
  • Technical training
  • Workforce-ready

Virginia’s Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities (CPID) grant is a federally-funded grant project (CFDA #84.235N) through the Department of Education.
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