About Melwood

A dynamic nonprofit providing jobs and opportunities for people with differing abilities for over 50 years and counting in the greater Washington, DC area.


A dynamic nonprofit providing jobs and opportunities for people with differing abilities for over 50 years and counting in the greater Washington, DC area.

Overview

Melwood was founded on three key principles: innovation, inclusion and social good. We’re deeply rooted in these principles on which we built a vibrant organization and inspired a community.

Melwood supports children, youth and adults with differing abilities to work and play where and how they choose. We provide employment, job training, life skill improvement, supportive and recreational services to more than 1900 people with differing abilities each year.

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    Board of Directors

    The Melwood Board plays a vital role in organizational governance and stewardship. Comprised of industry leaders in their respective fields, each member offers a unique contribution in guiding the organization’s strategic growth.

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    Our Mission

    Melwood advocates for and empowers individuals of differing abilities to transform their own lives through unique opportunities to work and play in the community.

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    Leadership

    Melwood’s leadership team is comprised of subject matter experts charged with the strategic development of methods that will strengthen Melwood’s mission.

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    FAQ

    Melwood FAQs

    Frequently Asked Questions on Melwood Donations, Recreations, Jobs, Community, Business Services and more.

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    Disabilities vs. Differing Abilities

    At Melwood, it is our belief that people do not have "disabilities" but simply have "differing abilities" because no one should be defined by limitations.

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    Our History

    Learn more about Melwood's 50-year history of supporting children, youth and adults with differing abilities

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    Financial Documentation & Policies

    Accountability and transparency are a priority for Melwood, find our non-profit financial documentation here.

Job Opportunities

Melwood offers a number of career opportunities to people with differing abilities. Find your new career here.

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