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Melwood advocates for and empowers individuals of differing abilities to transform their own lives through unique opportunities to work and play in the community. Tax ID 52-0857690


Melwood Horticultural Training Center is a nonprofit serving more than 1,900 people with disabilities through job training, employment, housing and recreation in the Washington D.C. area. Melwood employees support more than 65 contracts made possible by the AbilityOne Program, which encourages federal agencies to contract with approved, qualified organizations that provide job training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities. This federal effort is emphasized by the fact that 62 percent of Americans with severe disabilities are unemployed. For additional information about Melwood capabilities and services for people with disabilities please visit our webpage: