ODC In the News!

Posted On:June 18, 2018

In case you missed it, the Occupational Development Center and our 70th anniversary were featured in a rather long feature article in the Lancaster Sunday News this past weekend. The article does a great job of telling who we are, […]

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What Small Group Employment Looks Like for You

Posted On:June 15, 2018

One of our favorite programs here at the ODC is our Small Group Employment program. This is a program where we work with you and your business to identify a small group (hence the name…) of our participants who will […]

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Help us Celebrate our 70th Anniversary: Food Trucks, Awards, and More!

Posted On:April 20, 2018

This year marks the 70th anniversary of The Occupational Development Center. The year-long anniversary celebration will include a number of landmark events and initiatives honoring the rich history of our organization. The ODC provides high quality vocational training and employment […]

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Employment: It Takes Two to Tango

Posted On:April 9, 2018

The goal of the ODC is employment.   Employment of some sort for the individuals who come here to learn and develop their vocational skills. That might mean work that takes place right here on our premises, or perhaps in […]

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The Long and Winding Road…(and how following it brought me here)

Posted On:March 28, 2018

This guest post was written by ODC board member Jon Wile.    I want to tell you the story of my journey as it relates to the world of developmental disability, Although I wouldn’t be born until 34 years later, […]

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70 Years of Creating Opportunity Through Community

Posted On:January 3, 2018

70 years. That’s how old we are this year. When the idea that became the Occupational Development Center was in its formative stages, Harry S. Truman was President, the average American earned less than $3,000 a year, and a gallon […]

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