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Workshops, Inc.
4244 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222
(205) 592-9683 (Local)
(205) 592-9687 (Fax)
(888) 805-9683 (Toll-Free)
(205) 592-8006 (TDD/TTY) <>

Brief Description

The primary purpose of Workshops, Inc. is to provide services which enable people with disabilities to realize their potential for self sufficiency. Participants receive vocational counseling and the development of an individual plan for employment. Participants learn basic work competencies by engaging in paid work.

Public transportation available at main campus. Organization provides transportation in Shelby County. Workshops, Inc. is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 400
Number of staff: 40
Geographic area served: Central Alabama.
Publications: Life Skills for Vocational Success (book).


240 Commerce Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124


Susan Crow, Executive Director,
Shan Graham, Program Manager/Job Development

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Provides skills assessment.
  • Assistive Products
    • Book: Life Skills for Vocational Success. Products for sale on site and online.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides sheltered employment and training in work adjustment, job skills, job-seeking skills, job development/placement. Specializes in services to people who need hands-on approach.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides employment counseling.

Services for Children

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides vocational training and work experience, helping program participants to succeed in the workplace. Workshops, Inc., offers several certificates of training and achievement which can be earned by successful participants.
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