ECHO was established to provide lifelong support for adults w/disabilities.We provide skill building,job placement,day support,transportation to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their optimal level of personal, social and economic success.

ECHO provides employment, training, day support, transportation and community integration to individuals with disabilities while providing competitive business services such as packaging and grounds maintenance in Northern Virginia.

Operating as usual

Photos from ECHO's post 06/10/2022

The ECHO team has partnered up with Campus Survival Kits to help parents by creating kits for school supplies! We have a few ECHO participants helping package these convenient kits. Our participants are SO grateful for the employment opportunity and love to lend a helping hand.

Parents can save time on shopping for separate items by ordering directly from Campus Survival Kits. Thank you Campus Survival Kits for allowing us to be involved in your mission!!

Learn more:

ECHO Annual Picnic 06/09/2022

ECHO Annual Picnic

We had an absolute blast at our annual picnic this year! The link below is a 2 minute video that will show you just how much fun we had. It will also give you a glimpse of what ECHO is all about. Make sure your sound is on and enjoy!

ECHO Annual Picnic The weather kept us indoors but it didn't stop us from having a great time.Our Annual picnic is a great time for all of our participants to relax, dance, and...


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Why not give back to your community all while doing something we all enjoy??

Have an Amazon Smile account? Go to the link below, choose your charity of choice, and that charity will get 0.5% of every dollar you spend!!

Just remember to shop at to give back. Same items, same price, same convenience!

Just another way for you to support ECHO through your everyday shopping 🤩🛍

Learn More:

Photos from ECHO's post 06/07/2022

Have you heard of our new social enterprise, Blue Elegance??

Discover our line of jewelry and candles handcrafted by adults with disabilities 💙

Show our new page some love and give us a follow to stay up to date on the latest collections!!
Blue Elegance

Photos from ECHO's post 06/02/2022

We’re giving a BIG thank you to Loudoun Elks Lodge 2406 for awarding us a $2,000 grant!

It’s the support of our community that helps us empower our participants and continue to offer lifelong support.

Thank you!!

Learn more about Loudoun Elks Lodge here:


Have you heard about our Individualized Supported Employment (ISE) program?

Individuals in the program are assigned a job coach who assists with the entire employment process, from start to finish!
This includes:
- Assessing the individuals strengths/weaknesses/ and job interests.
- Assisting with skill building, resume writing, job applications, and job interviews.
- Helping teach the various job responsibilities to the individual once in the workplace.

For more information or directions call (703) 779-2100 or email [email protected]!


Check this out!!

Our participant, Naseara, is working on preparing cardboard boxes for new Stryker products as part of our Group Supported Employment Program!

To complete the task, she’s opening up a flattened piece of cardboard, folds over the flaps on one end and adheres a sticky dot to hold the fold in place. This task is a great part of the full assembly line with other Stryker employees working to fulfill product orders for their clients!

To learn more about our GSE program, visit:

Photos from ECHO's post 05/27/2022

We spent a few days in Dallas, TX with our friends over at SimplyBe Coffee at the SourceAmerica xForce 2022 Achievement Awards and celebrated their win of the Business Partnership Award!!

Congratulations to the SimplyBe Team - you truly deserve it!!

Check out their highlight video here:


Memorial Day is coming up!

In celebration, we're excited to be taking 10% off all ECHO Barkery dog biscuits for the remainder of May.

All you have to do is use code MD2022 at checkout!

Your purchases help make the ECHO Barkery a sustainable venture and allows ECHO to continue the important mission of providing employment opportunities to adults with disabilities.

Thank you for your support!


Our mission is to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their optimal level of personal, social and economic success.

We provide our partners with:
- A flexible, skilled, and reliable workforce.
- On and off-site business support
- Efficient production lines
- Hiring and training
- Quality control and inspection
- Central locations and an extensive transportation system

To learn more, visit


Through the ECHO values of enthusiasm, trust, integrity, compassion, respect, innovation, and courage, we empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their optimal level of personal, social and economic success.

We provide lifelong support through skill building, job placement, day support and transportation.

To learn more about the ECHO impact, and to find out how you can help, visit

Photos from ECHO's post 05/20/2022

Last Friday we had an amazing day at ECHO, our annual picnic was a blast! The weather kept us indoors but it didn't stop us from having a great time.

A special thanks to ResQ BBQ for the delicious food, great job! And a huge thank you to The Loudoun County Social Collective for raising enough funds for us to make this event truly special. You really helped us to make this a memorable day for our participants, thank you!


Big Big BIG thank you’s to the Loudoun County Social Collective!


Looking forward to The Loudoun County Social Collective happy hour tonight at Bourbon Bayou Kitchen! ECHO is the benefactor of this event and we are excited! If you'd like to show your support for ECHO at this event please click the link below. Hope to see you soon!


Stop by the Loudoun County Social Collective Happy Hour at Bourbon Bayou Kitchen TOMORROW May 19th at 5pm!

We are grateful to have been named as the benefactor to this amazing event, and would love to see you there!!

To register, visit:


Our Chief Operating Officer (COO), Zanelle Nichols, was just named as a Top 50 COO in the 2022 OnConference Icon Awards!

The OnCon Icon Awards recognize the top COOs in the entire world - GREAT JOB Zanelle!!

Learn more about the Icon Awards here:

Timeline photos 05/13/2022

Congratulations SimplyBe Coffee! We are proud to serve our community side by side with such an amazing partner, well done!

Congratulations to SimplyBe Coffee and Tree of Life on winning the Business Partnership Award! During the Covid-19 pandemic, SimplyBe selected six Every Citizen Has Opportunities (ECHO) participants to work in teams of three during different shifts, five days a week to open the shop. Their actions were a lifeline for ECHO’s participants.


Despite the weather, we had a great time at Run the Greenway last weekend!!

Thank you to everyone who came out to show their support for Team ECHO!! 💙

Photos from ECHO's post 05/12/2022

We want to give a HUGE thank you to 100WomenStrong of Loudoun County, Virginia as they provided ECHO with a $15,000 grant to use towards a new bus!!

We could not be more grateful to have such a wonderful community support system.


To learn more about 100 Women Strong, visit:


ECHO is grateful for being named as the benefactor to this Loudoun County Social Collective Happy Hour. If you’d like to check out a great new restaurant at Bourbon Bayou Kitchen and want to support ECHO please RSVP with the link below.



Employment for adults with disabilities is one of our biggest initiatives at ECHO. We are currently in between several contracts that is temporarily leaving us without enough work for our participants.

If you have a need for paper shredding services and would like to help ECHO, please drop your boxes of paper to shred at:

71 Lawson Rd SE
Leesburg 20175

We'll secure your docs in a locked bin and then would happily shred your paper free of charge. This is a temporary solution for our group supported employment program, we have a number of individuals that LOVE to shred paper and you would be providing these folks with work to do during this in between phase of contracts.

Thank you for your support, any questions please message us or send me an email: [email protected]


It’s good to have friends in dry places! Sharing a tent with The Arc of Loudoun. Thank you Lisa Kimball for keeping us dry!


Run the Greenway is tomorrow!!

Come on out to support ECHO and our two participants, Cody & Bruce, representing us!

7:30am: 5k and 10k Start
9:30am: Fun Run
Start and Finish Line: 45035 Flight Crew Drive Dulles, VA 20166

Come to the finish line to visit us at our ECHO table - we hope to see you there!!


Can you believe Run the Greenway is this weekend??

We'd love your support in helping raise funds for Bruce and Cody, our two ECHO participants representing us in the race! Cody is currently in 6th place and Bruce is in 9th as top individual fundraisers.

If Bruce and Cody are top fundraisers, they're eligible to win themselves some prizes all while supporting ECHO!

Let's cheer them on and show them our support at 45035 Flight Crew Drive Dulles VA 20166 on 5/7 at 7:30AM!

If you’d like to learn more or support ECHO at Run the Greenway visit our team page:

Show your support for Cody & Bruce here:


Kevin Bednarz thanks for coming to see us today! Our participants couldn’t wait to thank you in person for brightening our classroom with your art. Well done Kevin!

Photos from ECHO's post 05/02/2022

A huge thank you to our friends at Bluemont Vineyard for hosting our annual awards dinner! Being an ECHO employee is always rewarding, but it's not always easy. This is the one time in the year where we get together as a team to celebrate each other. This year we were able to do so in style because of our friends at Bluemont. Absolutely stunning views and tremendous service, thank you for making this a night to remember for us!


When you hire ECHO, you are hiring a flexible, skilled, and reliable workforce with on-site or off-site business support.

You can choose from a range of contract services to meet your company’s needs. Additionally, we offer clean, efficient production lines, hiring and training, quality control and inspection, and a central location/ extensive transportation system.

If you want to learn more about the services we offer, or why you should work with us, visit the ‘Employers’ section on our website!

Empowering Individuals with Disabilties

ECHO – recently rebranded from Every Citizen Has Opportunities, Inc. – is a non-profit which was established in 1974. ECHO offers lifelong support for adults with disabilities through skill building, job placement, day support and transportation. We provide services from our Leesburg, Virginia facility, as well as on-site at businesses throughout Northern Virginia. Our mission is to empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their optimal level of personal, social and economic success. Visit for more information.

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Leesburg, VA

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30am - 5pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm

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