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Who is Eastern Carolina Vocational Center?

Eastern Carolina Vocational Center (ECVC) was founded in 1965 and has since become the largest employment services organization for people with disabilities in eastern North Carolina. ECVC currently operates from two locations. In Greenville, our corporate offices, manufacturing plant, and Custom Frame Shop are located at 2100 N. Greene Street.

Today, ECVC employs over 200 people and places an average of 85 people with disabilities in competitive employment every year.

ECVC By The Numbers

More than 240 PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES receive vocational work training each year

Our clients and employees TRAIN OR WORK A COMBINED 14,000 HOURS PER MONTH

Area businesses HIRE AN AVERAGE OF 6 ECVC CLIENTS PER MONTH through our placement program

40 EMPLOYERS in Pitt and its surrounding counties worked with ECVC to hire people with disabilities last year

Our Mission

Our mission is to help persons with disabilities attain a higher quality of life through the achievement of their vocational goals.

Our Vision

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To be a company that recognizes that our most important customer is the person whose life is changed by what we do – the person we serve

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To act as a model of excellence in vocational services and supports to help those we serve achieve their desired employment goals

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To be an innovative, successful, and self-sufficient business that provides the resources to achieve our mission


To be the vendor of choice in the markets we serve


To be the premier employer of persons with disabilities in our community


We have been ISO certified since January 2004 (ISO 9001:2015 as of 01/01/18) to manufacture wooden picture frames and battery terminal lugs as well as packaging, labeling and distribution of small batteries and cobalt drill bits. We have been CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) Accredited since 1977.