Flash: ON   December 19, 2014 

WorkAbilities Inc.
7400 Laurel Ave.
Golden Valley, MN  55426
Phone: 763 541-1844
Fax: 763 541-0415
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WorkAbilities, Inc is a publicly-funded, private, not-for-profit organization that serves adults with developmental disabilities. WorkAbilities is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services as a "Day Training & Habilitation Services" provider (DT & H), and has operated under a contract with Hennepin County since 1954.  WorkAbilities also provides Pre-Vocational and Structured Day services under this contract with Hennepin County.


WorkAbilities, supports people with developmental disabilities in acquiring the skills they need to accomplish their goals.

We are Ready to Work
for You!

WorkAbilities employs over 200 workers and  we provide a reliable and dependable work force. We are competitive in our bids with every piece quality checked. We have great customer retention due to our commitment to excellence. We stand behind our work and value great customer service. Low costs and quick turnaround contribute to our success.


Give WorkAbilities a call today and experience quality work at an unbeatable price!

 Special Announcements:     

From now through December 18th, anybody that comes to WorkAbilities will have the opportunity to give back by donating items that we will take to the PRISM Food Shelf, Toy Drive and Thrift Shop!     

These are the guidelines for items that can be donated:

Donate Food To Our Food Pantry Like These:

Non-perishable practicle food items, Fresh and frozen food items (please, call first)
Hygiene and cleaning products, Personal care products, including ethnic
Foods for special diets, i.e. low salt or gluten free
NOTE: If you, or somebody you know, has special dietary needs, many of our patrons have that same need.

Due to space limitations and liability concerns, PRISM does NOT accept the following food donations: Food items that are open, broken, or not commercially packaged



What toys are needed?

Toys should be new and unwrapped
No toy weapons or gifts for children older than 18
Purchase toys by age
Ages 0 – 2
Blocks & stacking toys, Board & cloth books, Crib & tub toys, Fisher Price & Playskool toys
Rattles & teething rings, Plush toys & puzzles, Squeak toys, shape toys, Bibs, clothing & socks
Ages 3 – 6
Books, Baby dolls, Bath time toys, Duplo sets, Educational toys, Fisher Price & PlaySkool toys
Construction toys, Toy appliances, Musical toys, Toy tool sets, Trucks & cars, Play food sets
Wooden puzzles or blocks
Ages 7 – 12
Comic book action figures/books, Art supplies, craft & jewelry kits, Educational toys and games, Chapter books, book series, Coloring & activity books, Disney DVD’s & Video games
Halo, Lego sets & Bionicles, Hot wheel sets & Tech Decks, Electronic learning systems
Puzzles & games, Science sets & magic kits, Pretty Pony, Barbie cars & play sets
Dora & Strawberry Shortcake, 
Ages 13-18 (most needed)
Desk lamps & accessories, Board games & outdoor games, CDs, DVD’s & video games
Flash lights & tools, Shaving kits and supplies, Alarm clocks & cameras, Books & art supplies
Sporting goods & sweatshirts, Hair & nail accessories, Jewelry boxes & Jewelry sets
Purses & billfolds, Blankets & fleece throws, Gift cards: Best Buy, Fast food, Gas, itunes, Movie Tickets & Target, Gift wrap and bows are helpful for holidays or birthdays
Party supplies and favors are needed for birthday parties

New and gently used Clothes and Household Items We Can Use
New and very gently used shoes, Bedding/Linens in excellent condition, Dishes, utensils, cooking kettles/pans, Home decorating items (art work, mirrors, curtains, etc.)
Small appliances (lamps, toasters etc. — must be in good working condition), New school supplies, New and gently used books

Sorry — we can’t accept these due to space limitations and liability concerns
Used toys or stuffed animals, Used hygiene items such as razors, combs, etc.
Baby furniture & equipment such as cribs, high chairs, strollers, car seats, bottles, etc.
Microwave ovens, Large appliances, Large furniture, TVs and other large electronics
Used Pet supplies (beds, cages, fish tanks, etc.), Exercise equipment, Medical equipment & supplies

Check out our workAbilities Apparel including hats, headbands, jackets, sweatshirts, sweatpants, polo shirts...Click on "WorkAbilities Apparel" on the side menu for more information!


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