Self-employment is an integral part of our country’s history and often pivotal for one’s financial and emotional future.

Self-employment can and should be a viable option for people with disabilities.

PDG has delivered self-employment services and support for motivated individuals with disabilities for over 25 years. Our clients include:

  • State agencies
  • Private service providers
  • Universities
  • Individuals

From program design and policy development to staff management and day-to-day operations, PDG provides self-employment support with greater effectiveness and higher efficiency. PDG also provides individual technical assistance, business plan development and feasibility review, and P.A.S.S. Plan development assistance.

Self-employment support is provided to any active DORS consumer who would like to start their own business.

To become a DORS consumer, complete the DORS referral here.

If you are already a DORS consumer and would like to enter PDG’s self-employment program, please click here to learn more about the RISE Program and to complete the RISE referral form.


PDG firmly believes that within each person is an untapped capability. Contact us to learn about our recovery-oriented programs today.

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