Challenge Workforce Solutions

Founded in 1968, Challenge Workforce Solutions helps people with disabilities or barriers access employment.  The nonprofit provides job seekers with training and comprehensive supports, and then connects them to job opportunities at local businesses or within one of its four social enterprises:  Challenge Commercial Cleaning, Challenge Contract Staffing, Challenge Imaging (scanning services), and Challenge Contract Production.  In 2016, Challenge supported 1,200 people, and its social enterprises generated 56 percent of its total revenue.