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Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is a private, 501(C)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to obtain jobs, skill training and personal development opportunities.
Celebrating 95 years of service to the Greater Cincinnati community, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries helps people to achieve personal success.
Our Services include:
Rehabilitation Services Commission (RSC) / Bureau of Worker’s Compensation (BWC) / Pathways Sponsored Services / VRP3 Sponsored Services
Services for Veterans
Housing and HUD-funded Services
County Board Sponsored Services
Services for Youth
- Individuals with mental, physical or emotional disabilities
- Individuals currently challenged with homelessness; especially veterans
- Referred by local County Boards of DD, the Rehabilitation Services Commission, Veteran's Administration, Workers' Compensation
Serving Our Community:
Ohio Valley Goodwill helps thousands of individuals to find meaningful employment every year.
- 2,629 individuals received employment and training services
- We served more than 600 veterans
With community support, Ohio Valley Goodwill generates revenue through three major business divisions to fund the mission.
Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries strives in an ever-improving mode to be the leader in quality and effectiveness of vocational, educational, social and human services in the State of Ohio.
As a member of Goodwill Industries International, we are 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 1916 and is one of the largest providers of rehabilitation services in the State of Ohio. The total number of individuals served in 2010 was 2,629 and total placed in community employment was 822. We served 658 Veterans in 2010 and recycled more than 44,015,232 lbs of donated material as well as cardboard, steel and office paper.
The amount of government assistance that was saved was $7,782,696 and the total economic impact was $64,308,039.
- 2012 HCDDS Sue Breiner Self-Advocacy Award- Matt Graves
- 2012 HCDDS Joanne Schreiner Award for Outstanding Achievement- Paul Davis
- 2012 Medical Mutual Pillar Award for Community Service presented to Joseph S. Byrum, President
& CEO, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries, Nonprofit Executive Director of the Year.
- 2011 SWORA Rehabilitation Organization of the Year – Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
- 2011 SWORA Rehabilitation Program of the
Year – Ohio Valley Goodwill Job Placement Services
- 2011 SWORA Rehabilitation Practitioner of the Year – Stephanie Eppley, Work Evaluation
- 2011 Unsung hero Award, National Coalition for
Homeless Veterans, John Briggs, HVRP
- 2011 Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services Awards
- James Harley- Sue G. Breiner Self-Advocate Award
- Braxton Thomas- Lynn K. Sundermann Personal Achievement
- Ron Martin- Superintendent’s Award
- Steve Koons- Finalist for the Joanne M. Schreiner Outstanding
- 2011 Agency Provider of the Year Award, Butler County Board of Developmental Disabilities
- 2011 Ohio Public Images Award in Audio-Visual for Michael
Ohio Valley Goodwill recognizes that it is only through the relationships with business and employers, partners, community members and the generosity of every individual in Greater Cincinnati that allows the organization to be successful in fulfilling its mission in serving the local community.