Press Releases

Manassas Nonprofit Selected for DOL Initiative to Increase Competitive Integrated Employment

Press Release Media Contact: Erika Spalding Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing espalding@didlake.org 703-361-4195 x 1364 (o) 571-264-4127 (m) Manassas, VA (04/01/22) – Didlake Inc., a nonprofit that connects people with disabilities to employment and community engagement opportunities, is participating in the third and final year of National Expansion of Employment Opportunities Network (NEON), […]

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Virginia Beach Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities Honors NAS Oceana Project SEARCH Team

Press Release Media Contact Erika Spalding Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing espalding@didlake.org 703-361-4195 x 1364 (o) 571-264-4127 (m) Manassas, VA (March 25, 2022) – The Virginia Beach Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities last week honored Didlake and its Project SEARCH partners at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana for their work to improve the lives […]

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Joe Diaz Named One of Top 100 COOs of 2022

Press Release Media Contact: Erika Spalding Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing espalding@didlake.org 703-361-4195 x 1364 (o) 571-264-4127 (m) Manassas, VA (03/24/2022) – Didlake Chief Operating Officer Joseph Diaz was recently named one of the Top 100 Chief Operating Officers of 2022 by Alumni Spotlight. Diaz has served as COO of Didlake, a nonprofit that connects people with disabilities to employment […]

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GSA Awards Didlake Multiple Award Schedule Contract

Press Release Media Contact: Erika Spalding Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing espalding@didlake.org 703-361-4195 x 1364 (o) 571-264-4127 (m) Manassas, VA (01/25/2022) – Didlake Inc., a nonprofit that connects people with disabilities to employment and community engagement opportunities, announces it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract. As of Nov. […]

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Manassas Nonprofit Opens Third The UPS Store Franchise

Press Release Media Contact: Erika Spalding Vice President of Corporate Communications & Marketing espalding@didlake.org 703-361-4195 x 1364 (o) 571-264-4127 (m) Manassas, VA (Jan. 19, 2022) –  Didlake Inc., a nonprofit that connects people with disabilities to employment and community engagement opportunities, announces the acquisition of its third The UPS Store franchise in Northern Virginia. The store, which […]

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As we close out National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

Manassas, VA (10/27/21) – This week marks the end of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), an annual awareness campaign held each October to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of people with disabilities to the workforce. NDEAM activities don’t have to end in October, however. NDEAM also offers an opportunity to launch year-round […]

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Building for the Future: Didlake Demolishes Former Headquarters

Manassas, Va. (July 19, 2021) – Didlake Inc., a nonprofit that connects people with disabilities to employment and community engagement opportunities throughout the National Capital region, recently demolished its longtime headquarters building at 8621 Breeden Avenue in Manassas. The building, which was constructed in 1988, initially housed a 6,000 sq. ft. sheltered workshop and 6,000 […]

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Didlake Receives OFCCP Certificate of Merit for Commitment to Disability Inclusion

Manassas, Va. (February 17, 2021) – Didlake Inc., a Virginia-based nonprofit that connects people with disabilities to employment, education and opportunities throughout the National Capital region, recently received a Certificate of Merit from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP). The award recognizes Didlake for its demonstrated commitment to disability inclusion. Didlake was among 10 federal […]

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Didlake Earns Eighth CARF Accreditation

Didlake, Inc., recently earned its eighth consecutive accreditation from CARF, an international, independent nonprofit accreditor of health and human service agencies providing rehabilitative services. The accreditation, awarded August 18, is for Didlake’s community and employment services in the areas of job development, community integration and employment planning services.

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