2725 Banny Jones Ave W. Columbia, SC 29170 info@babcockcenter.org 803-799-1970

The Babcock Center can connect employers to an untapped pool of hardworking, reliable resources — individuals who are ready to work! Our participants are in search of career opportunities where they can fully utilize their skills and contribute to their community.

Cost-effective, Scalable Staffing

Whether you need an individual for a full-time position or a group for a specific project, we can help. The Babcock Center offers cost-effective, flexible models for supported employment
  • Group Employment
    We can put together a team for short-term or long-term projects of any size. Whether it’s an urgent request for a single event or ongoing support for standard business operations, we’ve got you covered. The work can take place at your location or at one of Babcock’s work activity centers.
  • Individual Employment
    With our most popular model, you can hire a Babcock participant to fill a permanent role in your workforce.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Are there specific types of work you can support?
    • Babcock participants have been successful in a wide range of roles serving various industries. We encourage employers to talk to us about any business needs. You may be surprised by the type of support – and level of quality – our participants can deliver. With that in mind, here are some of the most common areas of support:
      • Carpentry
      • Assembly line operations
      • Bulk mail preparation and distribution
      • Courtesy clerks
      • Lawn care
      • Merchandise stocking
      • Custodial and janitorial services
      • Food and beverage services
  2. What types of tax credits could apply?
    • The federal government provides tax credits and deductions to help raise employment rates for individuals with disabilities. The amount an employer receives will depend on the business size and the number of annual hires.
  3. What about Human Resources?
    • When you partner with Babcock, we remove the administrative burden. Talk to us about your business need and we’ll take it from there. Our support includes:
      • Delivering qualified, pre-screened employees
      • Benefits administration
      • On-the-job training and ongoing coaching
      • Employee transporation