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Welcome to The Able Trust.

Jennifer GolisansosThe Able Trust, also known as the Florida Endowment Foundation for Vocational Rehabilitation, is a 501(c)(3) public charity established by the Florida Legislature in 1990 as a direct support organization for the Florida Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. Its mission is to be a key leader in providing Floridians with disabilities opportunities for successful employment. Since its establishment, The Able Trust has worked with community organizations throughout the state to help thousands of Floridians with disabilities of all ages enter the workforce. The Able Trust youth programs provide career development and transition to many students with disabilities annually, helping to reduce the dropout rate and prepare young adults for life beyond high school.




Webinar - Jobs in Florida, Today & Tomorrow: Trends & Data -
Talk Time with The Able Trust

Jobs in Florida, Today & Tomorrow – Trends & Data; A Talk Time program of The Able Trust was a webinar on June 18, 2020 for individuals and organizations to learn more about the shifting employment trends now and a projection of what the future may hold.  This discussion was led by The Able Trust President & CEO, Tony Carvajal who was joined by education leader Nicole Washington, of Washington Education Strategies. Both speakers shared data and trends to keep an eye on and recommend reports to connect with.  Four audience speakers shared their perspective of the data impact and included speakers from Florida Vocational Rehabilitation, a national perspective from Oregon Vocational Rehabilitation and from the Florida Association of Centers for Independent Living. To watch or listen to a replay of the webinar click on the image below.  For a written transcript of the webinar CLICK HERE.  For a PDF of the  presentation's slide deck CLICK HERE.  Coming soon is a survey & share tool so keep your questions handy as you catch up on the replay. For additional Talk Time Webinars, please visit our Talk Time page.

Webinar - The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation:  A Discussion with VR Directors - Talk Time with The Able Trust

The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation: A Discussion with VR Directors; A Talk Time program of The Able Trust was a webinar on June 4, 2020 for individuals and organizations to hear from national executive leadership on changes reshaping the field.  This discussion by state directors from Florida, Washington, Oregon, and California explored how responses to COVID-19 have levied both additional freedoms and pressures to providing vocational rehabilitation services.  To watch or listen to a replay of the webinar click on the image below. For a written transcript of the webinar CLICK HERE. To download the highlights from The Future of Vocational Rehabilitation webinar CLICK HERE.  After you view the replay we invite you to CLICK HERE for the companion survey and share your ideas, challenges and experiences with The Able Trust.