Fun Facts

  • Opportunity Village was the official manufacturer of Elvis’ scarves. Our clients made the buttons that welcomed thousands of people to see “Elvis Live at the Hilton.” We also made the ribbons for the “hound dogs” that became popular trinkets of the King’s stay in Las Vegas.
  • Opportunity Village was named one of the nation’s top five rehabilitation service providers in the U.S. by the Social Security Administration.
  • Opportunity Village saves taxpayers more than $33.7 million a year by lessening the burden of state support for programs for people with disabilities.
  • Opportunity Village shreds over 12 tons of paper every day.
  • Opportunity Village clients serve 350,000 meals annually to our troops at Nellis Air Force Base.
  • Opportunity Village clients clean more than 3 million square feet of office space, clinics, community centers and parking lots each year.
  • Opportunity Village has become a national model for its aid to those with intellectual disabilities, prompting solicitation for advice from numerous national and international organizations.
  • Programs and services offered by Opportunity Village are free of charge to those who need them.
  • The Magical Forest at Opportunity Village draws more than 75,000 people each year and has been featured on the Discovery Network, NTV Japan and was named one of HGTV’s “Top Holiday Destinations.”
  • Opportunity Village owns stock in the Empire State Building due to the generosity of an Opportunity Village Legacy Society Member.
  • Opportunity Village made 250,000 campaign buttons for Reagan/Bush campaign in 1984.


Benefits for the
people we serve
With programs that provide marketable job skills and long term work experience, Opportunity Village enriches the lives of people with disabilities. read more
Benefits for the community
Opportunity Village reduces the demand for Public Services for people with disabilities through charitable donations and by the work-related activities of those individuals. read more
Our senior staff & board
Learn more about the talented and committed people behind Las Vegas' favorite charity. read more
Message from our director
Since 1954, Opportunity Village has always set the standard for serving people with intellectual disabilities ... read more