Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries
Serving Greater Cincinnati

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Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries is a private, 501©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 more than 100 years of service to the Greater Cincinnati community, Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries helps people to achieve personal success.

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 2022 was 1,769 and total placed in community employment was 759. We served 371 Veterans in 2022 and recycled more than 44,136,722 lbs of donated material as well as cardboard, steel and office paper.

The amount of government assistance that was saved was $7,660,132 and the total economic impact was $64,199,834.

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Our Mission: To provide rehabilitation services to persons of working age who are physically, mentally, psychologically, or socially disabled and vocationally limited for the purpose of maximizing their vocational independence.

Populations Served:

  • Individuals with mental, physical or emotional disabilities
  • Individuals currently challenged with homelessness; especially veterans
  • Referred by local County Boards of DD, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (formerly known as the Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission), Veteran’s Administration, Workers’ Compensation

Serving Our Community:

Ohio Valley Goodwill helps thousands of individuals to find meaningful employment every year. In 2022:

  • 1,769 individuals received employment and training services
  • 759 individuals were placed into competitive employment
  • We served 371 veterans

Our Vision: 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.

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Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries produces a newsletter which details our latest news, information, and important dates.

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With a service area that encompasses the Greater Cincinnati area, there is no shortage of Goodwill news.

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Annual Reports
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Reflect upon the success that Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries has accomplished the past year.

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Strategic Plan

Read an overview of Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries’ 2022 Strategic Plan for all business lines.