Ability First (Long Beach) - Employment Services

AbilityFirst is one of Southern California’s largest and oldest nonprofit providers of programs and services for people with disabilities, which include: Pre-employment and social skills development, on the Job training, prevocational training and community employment and job retention for working-age adults.

Services Offered

  • DOR Student Services Paid Work Experience
  • Employment Services
  • Job Coaching (On-The-Job Support)/Individual
  • Job Coaching/Group
  • Short-Term Supports
  • Situational Assessment
  • Supported Employment Placement Services
  • Vocational Assessment
  • Work Adjustment


(Provider can provide services for other languages; for further details, please contact Provider.)
  • Cambodian
  • Cantonese
  • English
  • Spanish

Disability Specialities

  • Developmental Disabilities


disability Assisitive Technologies: N/A


Transportation via Bus via Bus Lines, Para Transit: Long Beach transit right in front of the building

Transportation via Rail Route Rail Routes: Metro Blue line four blocks away

Parking Parking Lot Access: Yes. Handicapped parking.


AbilityFirst has been supporting people with disabilities for 85 years and has partnered with the DOR for over 30 years. We serve over 300 individuals with disabilities at three locations in southern California. We employ qualified and experienced staff, knowledgeable in social security benefits, employment assessment and labor standards.

Contact Information

Telephone Phone: (562) 570-3661
Toll Free Telephone Toll-Free: N/A
TTD Phone TTY: N/A
Clock Hours:


Address Address:

4811 Airport Plaza Dr. Suite 200
Long Beach, CA 90815

Address Provider Main Office

Ability First
2570 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107

Address Other Site Locations

Ability First Pasadena Work Center
2555 Colorado Blvd. #202
Pasadena, CA 91107
Ability First (Los Angeles) - L.L. Frank Work Center
3812 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Ability First - Woodland Hills
6530 Winnetka Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91367