New Leaf Stories
We Focus On Ability, Not Disability
New Leaf is a not-for-profit organization under the AbilityOne umbrella. We employ adults with disabilities and promote our mission with competitive contracts and quality-controlled services. New Leaf does not rely solely on public resources or grants for funding our programs.
Helping Since 1969
Supporting our Employees
New Leaf was incorporated in 1969 by a group of parents of adults with developmental disabilities who sought to help their children attain meaningful employment opportunities.
Our vision is to help our employees achieve greater independence and advocate for themselves so that our community can be better prepared to welcome people with disabilities, and so that people exiting public assistance are seen as assets to the work force.
New Leaf seeks to support our employees as they pursue improved quality of life outside of work as well as on the job. New Leaf encourages mutual support, learning, emotional growth, and celebration of successes.
Respect for Community
New Leaf is proud of its history and work in the community and grateful for the role it holds as an AbilityOne partner. We seek to be a positive part of our local community as well as a component of a broader public effort to include adults with disabilities as productive members of society.
Advocating For Our Employees
We believe that pursuing independent living effectively means counting on others when you need to, and letting them count on you, too. New Leaf seeks to help our employees achieve balance in their lives.
Growing and Developing
We have acquired two new buildings adjacent to our main office in Oak Harbor with the intention of enhancing our capacity to promote independence and quality of life through employment.