CAB, which stands for the Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped, provides job opportunities and services to persons with disabilities. Last March when Covid-19 struck, Pennsylvania's governor decreed that all non-essential businesses in Pennsylvania must close. Fortunately CAB was deemed an essential business, however many of our employees with disabilities are among the most vulnerable, and that high-risk group was mandated to stay at home. So when faced with the threat of Covid-19, CAB did what we do best. Our professional staff formulated a plan, adapted, and went into action. Our employees with disabilities followed government requirements and did not come to work. Almost our entire administrative staff shifted to our Ebensburg division and focused on our metals forming operations. Our supervisors, management, sales team, and rehabilitation staff rolled up their sleeves and started [...]
CAB's Ebensburg Division is expanding and modernizing its Manufacturing and Rehabilitation departments. Here is an aerial view of the construction activity currently underway. This building expansion will help us to better meet the needs of our customers in Cambria County and worldwide.
The Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped thanks our employees and families, staff and local legislators for coming together to convey the message of CHOICE, that is a person with a disability has the right to choose where to work. We recently made several trips to Harrisburg and Washington DC to express our concerns on the impact of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) as regards employment of persons with disabilities. WIOA was a very complicated piece of legislation, but thankfully we were able to make our views known, and our legislators listened. A special THANK YOU to PA Senator Wayne Langerholc for touring our facility, meeting with parents and working with fellow legislators to explain, educate and rally for all Pennsylvania citizens with disabilities. Your dedication and commitment to serve persons [...]