April is a special month for Trillium Employment Services as it marks the blooming of Trillium, a native plant found in wet soils of temperate climates like the Northwest. As our namesake, we take pride in seeing these flowers brighten up the forest floor during this celebratory month. Trilliums are called so because they have plant parts in threes, and to us, it symbolizes the three important partners that contribute to our success: the skilled person with the disability, the inclusive employer, and our supportive staff.
For the past 40 years, Trillium Employment Services has been dedicated to promoting inclusive employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. Our supported employment services have helped countless individuals find meaningful work and become active members of their workplaces. As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are reminded of the impact we have had on the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families.
At the heart of our mission is a commitment to inclusion and diversity. We believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to work and contribute to their workplace, regardless of their abilities. Through our supported employment services, we work to break down barriers and create a more inclusive society where everyone has the chance to thrive.
We are also proud to serve as a valuable resource for businesses in the community. We provide businesses with support and guidance in creating more inclusive workplaces, including assistance with recruitment and hiring of individuals with disabilities. Our training and consultation services help businesses develop strategies for accommodating the needs of employees with disabilities, improving retention rates and boosting overall productivity.
As we celebrate our 40th anniversary, we are reminded of the importance of our namesake, the Trillium flower, and the three important partners that contribute to our success. We are proud to continue our work in promoting inclusive community and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities, and we look forward to blooming alongside the Trillium flowers for many years to come.