PORTCO, Inc is a non-stock, non-profit, 501(C) (3) corporation located in Portsmouth, Virginia. PORTCO was founded in 1991 as an Employment Service Organization to provide transitional, supported employment and vocational services to individuals with disabilities who could not otherwise find and maintain competitive employment on their own.
OUR MISSION:To embrace diversity, erase barriers and bridge individuals with differing abilities to their communities through quality employment and training opportunities while providing exceptional services to our stakeholders.
At the present time, PORTCO, Inc employs over 175 persons with disabilities. Though its growth has been remarkable, PORTCO’s mission remains unchanged. All efforts and services are designed to accomplish our vision of improving the lives of persons with disabilities.
OUR VISION:To be the largest employment provider to people with disabilities in the United States by providing quality service, practicing great fiscal responsibility, maintaining a great teamwork environment, measuring our outcomes and treating all of our employees and customers with mutual respect.
By working together and abiding by a strict Code of Ethics, PORTCO will continue to grow, enabling all employees to share in the success of the company.
OUR CORE VALUES As PORTCO grows as a company, it has become more and more important to explicitly define our core values from which we develop our culture, our brand, support services, and our growth strategies. These are the core values that we live by:
Deliver Opportunities Through Quality Service
Build Relationships on Trust
Create Accommodations for Success
Be Adventurous, Creative, and Open-Minded
Pursue Growth and Learning
Build Open and Honest Relationships With Communication
Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit
Be Passionate and Determined
PORTCO’s mission is to embrace diversity, erase barriers and bridge individuals with differing abilities to their communities through quality employment and training opportunities while providing exceptional services to our stakeholders.
PORTCO has developed a strong business model that allows us to match the skill sets of our employees with any PWS objective.
The following is a list of specific services that PORTCO aggressively pursues in order to meet the objectives of our mission statement:
Personnel & General Administrative Support Services
Base Operations Support
Facilities Operations and Maintenance
Systems and Network Applications Support Services
Janitorial / Custodial
Hospital and Clinic Housekeeping and Aseptic Services
HVAC Water Testing and Treatment Programs for all Open and Closed Loop Systems
Consolidated Support Services
Packaging and Kitting
Supply Management and Warehousing
Transportation and Shuttle Services
Job Training and Coaching
PORTCO is actively serving and providing employment opportunities to the disabled community in these locations: