We believe that everyone deserves the chance to pursue and achieve their dreams.
We provide resources that create positive individual change and uplift entire communities.
The resources include education, training, skills development, mentoring, counseling, employment placement, charitable contributions and community service.
Opportunity Now works to reduce recidivism, encourage and equip people with disabilities to achieve self-sufficiency, prepare at-risk students for better futures and close the workforce gaps of local employers.
What we do…
- Servicing 176 high school students
- 504 and IEP populations
- Three different counties
- 7 High Schools
- Journey to Success 18+ Program
- Work on campus of high schools as well as virtual
- Create Simulated Workplace Experiences
- Educate on Post Secondary options
- Promote Self-Advocacy
- TBRI (TRUST-BASED RELATIONAL INTERVENTION) class incorporation
Complete School Breakdown and students serviced
- Silsbee-39 Students
- Kountze-31 Students
- Lumberton-8 Students
- Memorial- 48 Students
- Westbrook- 16 Students
- Vidor- 8 Students
- Austin- 13 Students
- Beaumont United- 13 Students
Work Readiness Training
Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS)
We provide students with core skills training to prepare them for obtaining and maintaining employment. The training also reinforces positive decision making and effective social skills.
We teach students the importance of knowing and understanding their rights, how to assertively advocate for themselves, and the steps to becoming more independent and self-sufficient.