Guernsey Industries Inc. is a 501(3) C non-profit organization founded in 1972 under Guernsey-Noble Counties Inc. to provide employment and socialization services for individuals with Developmental Disabilities. In 2011, a ten-year transformation plan was developed to ensure Guernsey Industries Inc. would completely separate from the Guernsey County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Guernsey Industries Inc. was completely privatized in 2015.
We are a business that provides opportunities for individuals to build pallets, construct outdoor lawn furniture, make primitive woodcrafts, and do assembly and repackaging work for several local companies. Positions to perform janitorial services for local businesses are also available.
Everything we do has a person-centered focus. We concentrate on connecting people with the community. Partnering with other organizations will empower individuals to reach their full potential for employment, social and recreational interaction, as well as becoming vital members in the community.
To provide support in order to maximize independence and self-worth.
Person-centered philosophy: Individuals have the freedom to build the life they need and achieve the things they want.
Products & Services:
Guernsey Industries Inc. provides contract work for local businesses. We are able to assist in assembly, packaging, and sorting of product and materials for redistribution. We build pallets for various companies for shipping.
Guernsey Industries Inc. builds quality outdoor furniture, such as benches, picnic tables, and swings. We also make home décor products such as jelly cupboards, coat racks, end stands, and birdhouse benches. We are selling products out of Guernsey Industries and Fisher Decorating in Coshocton, OH.
Guernsey Industries Inc. provides vocational services to enhance work-related activities to teach responsibility, attendance, task completion, motor skill development, and problem-solving. We provide Adult Day Support designed to maximize the individual’s independence through daily living skills, personal health and safety, and socialization, educational and recreational exploration.
Guernsey Industries Inc. is certified by the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, as a non-medical transportation provider. We transport individuals working with Guernsey Industries Inc. to and from their chosen service locations. Transportation can also be arranged for those not using our services.