AIM owns and operates AJ’s Deli, an eatery in the Elmira, N.Y., area, in conjunction with our Supported Employment Program.

AJ’s Deli has been a locally owned restaurant serving the greater Elmira-Corning area since 1986. It is located at 1141 Broadway St., Elmira, in the Southport Plaza. The deli offers sandwiches, wraps, paninis, salads, sides, cookies, smoothies and more for dine-in or takeout. AJ’s Deli also caters events.

AIM purchased the deli in 2023, with the goal of increasing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

AIM’s Supported Employment Program provides a wide array of services including job skills training, job placements, and job coaching to people with all types of disabilities under contracts with two state agencies, Adult Career and Continuing Education-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) and the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD).

Our Supported Employment Program serves residents of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties.

AJ’s Deli is used by the Supported Employment Program for work readiness assessments, community-based work experiences and job placements.

Participants in the program work alongside the staff at AJ’s Deli with a variety of roles and responsibilities, tailored to the individual. AIM’s Employment Specialists work closely with the deli manager.

For more information, contact Taylor Tompkins, AIM’s Supported Employment Coordinator, at (607) 962-8225, ext. 126.


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