Expandability is NOT a “one size fits all” program!

Mission Statement

The mission of Expandability Programs is to provide support and services that aim to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities by supporting and developing their abilities through advocacy and meaningful employment.


At Expandability, we provide individualized employment preparation, life management, job placement, and support services. By using the framework of a paying job and career development, the students gain the skills and develop the desire to create a healthy lifestyle that will support their future goals.

    11 Great Reasons to Hire Developmentally Disabled Employees

    1. They win over employers’ and customers’ hearts.
    2. They have a positive impact on productivity and profitability.
    3. They have staying power and do not job-hop.
    4. They want to succeed and are committed to their work and employer.
    5. They rate higher on fewer sick days and consistent punctuality than co-workers.
    6. They continually meet or exceed the performance of their peers, increasing profitability.
    7. Their work performance improves steadily over time.
    8. They truly love their jobs and embrace the opportunity to help the company grow.
    9. They inspire others by creating camaraderie and a positive effect on staff.
    10. They inspire ”a change for the better” as fellow employers are inspired to hire them as
      they witness what great assets they are.
    11. Customers love them! (The Illinois Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
      revealed that 93% of customers said they prefer to purchase from a company that
      employs individuals with disabilities.) INC, By Peter Economy 2015

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    Goodwill of Silicon Valley
    1080 North 7th St. San Jose, CA, 95112

    Ivon Perez
    Manager of Expandability Programs
    (408) 869-9267​