Community-Based Day Services

Community-Based Day Services (CBDS)

For individuals experiencing developmental disabilities and seeking highly personalized integrated day options, Job One Careers Community-Based Day Services (CBDS) offer a solution unlike any other in the region. This service is designed to fill a gap in the continuum of employment and provide better access to community integration and, ultimately, improved job opportunities.

CBDS serves individuals who may need more one-on-one guidance with meaningful and purposeful activities and skills training based on their individual preferences as identified in a person-centered plan.



Contact the Job One Careers Team via email or call 816-595-1652. For more diversity-inclusive employment opportunities visit Our Ability Connect.


Skills targeted by this service include (but aren’t limited to):

Community Skill Building:
  • Proper behavior in public settings
  • Getting along with others
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Getting your needs met
  • Using the public services available to everyone (ie. Post Office, library, etc.)
  • Recognition and use of money
  • Proper clothing and attire for the time and setting
Community Exploration
  • Participating as a member of social events/clubs
  • Engaging in recreational activities
  • Volunteering
  • Participating in organized worship or spiritual activities
Vocational Skills & Individualized Skill Development
  • Budgeting
  • Shopping
  • Paying bills
  • Accessing public transportation