Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center

By: Bubbajunk.com

Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center is a member of Goodwill Industries International and is a part of the world's largest and most successful network providing employment and training services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
 
Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries was founded in the year 1916 and is one of the largest providers of rehabilitation services in the State of Ohio. In 2005, the company provided service to 2,609 men and women with disabilities and placed 735 individuals into competitive employment. Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries service areas include eight counties in Southwest Ohio; Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland and Warren and three counties in Northern Kentucky; Boone, Campbell and Kenton. The company also serve six counties in Southeastern Indiana; Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland, and Union.

From the past 8 decades, Ohio Valley Goodwill has been providing rehabilitation, training, and employment services to individuals with either disabilities or social and economic barriers to full employment. These services include vocational assessment, and occupational skills training in areas from food service to office procedures & computer technology. Additional services include employment assistance and work site support services, as well as technology for independence which allows individuals with special needs to handle barriers in the home, school, or on the work site. County Board Sponsored Services are designed to address the working needs of individuals with developmental disabilities. All programs offered by Goodwill are individually designed to reflect the interests and needs of individuals seeking to improve their working status or to fully participate in community activities. Goodwill also offers employment and housing assistance for homeless individuals and veterans. Special housing and employment programs for veterans are provided through our centers in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and rural counties in southern Ohio.

The mission of Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is to provide vocational rehabilitation services to persons of working age who are physically, mentally, psychologically or socially disabled and vocationally handicapped for the purpose of maximizing their vocational independence. Goodwill's support services help individuals to be successful in both personal and work environments.