Calidad Industries is a 501(c)3 nonprofit created in 1989 to provide employment and life skills training to persons living with medically-certified physical, mental or psychological impairments. Calidad focuses providing its employees living with severe and long-term disabilities paid on-the-job skills training and stable employment.
Calidad Industries, has been participating in contracts as part of the AbilityOne® Program as implemented by SourceAmerica. Calidad’s employees with little or no work experience prior to their involvement with Calidad, perform at least 75% of all direct labor used to deliver contract services. Contract services range from custodial and food services to administrative support, warehousing, facilities maintenance, and mailroom operations.
The Ability One Program provides employment opportunities to more than 90,000 people, including nearly 3,000 veterans, and is the largest source of employment for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities in the United States. The program connects government and corporate customers in need of products and services to a nationwide network of more than 750 community nonprofit agencies that hire talented people with disabilities to get the job done.
Millions of Americans with disabilities remain underemployed and unemployed despite their desire to work. Goodwill, and SourceAmerica have partnered through the AbilityOne Program to provide individuals with significant disabilities the opportunity to gain valuable on-the-job training, real-world work experience, and opportunity to demonstrate their abilities while earning competitive wages and benefits. It’s a business solution that makes the American Dream more accessible, and it’s one we can all feel good about.
Calidad is a proud contractor for our federal government and partner of AbilityOne. Join the Calidad team and help make a social impact because inclusion and diversity matter.
If you have any questions or are looking for services please reach don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
“We provide services and programs that create opportunities for people with disabilities to succeed in the world of work.”
“A world in which everyone with a disability has the opportunity for employment”
We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
1700 Park Street, Suite 220, Alameda CA
09:00 am – 05:00 pm