Meet Julie! Julie is a Community Living Assistant, where she supports an individual with a disability to participate fully in his community. She does wheelchair transfers, provides personal care, and assists with community access. What makes Julie unique is that she herself is an adult with a disability, currently receiving support services. To read Julie’s story, click […]
EBI is so grateful for all of the wonderful people who have supported us over these last 20 years. In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, we asked families and individuals to share their stories and photographs with us. We were very touched by the heartfelt responses. These thoughts and images were collected into a book, which […]
Children’s Project SEARCH program was selected as a finalist in the Jackson Healthcare’s annual Hospital Charitable Services Awards, a national program that recognizes hospital programs that impact America’s underserved in sustainable ways. UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland is one of just two hospitals in California, the only children’s hospital in California, and one of 5 children’s hospitals in […]
Program Outcomes & Statistics
Employment Outcome Highlights
During 2016/2017, 25 individuals were placed in jobs with an average wage of $13.68 per hour. The range of wages was $10.50 to $30.25 per hour. Highlights included new paid internship programs, the passage of Senate Bill 644, and development of an internship partnership with Bay Area Rapid Transit. It took, on average, 240 days to secure employment for our clients. Job retention, after one year, for individuals placed during 2015/2016 was 85 percent.
Use the link below to access more detailed information about employment outcomes.