Opportunity Village believes that people with intellectual disabilities and their families should have choices in where and how they are served. So, Opportunity Village provides a variety of different programs which provide men and women with all levels of disabilities the chance to lead a life that had previously been unattainable.
Many of the served by Opportunity Village aspire to gain employment in the community. Opportunity Village provides assessment and training as well as job placement, job coaching and follow-along serves. More than 475 people with disabilities received assessment, training and placement services while another 250+ people are employed by Opportunity Village in service contracts throughout southern Nevada. There are opportunities in a variety of fields from food service and custodial to administrative and housekeeping.
Opportunity Village operates three Employment Resource Centers in Las Vegas, Henderson and Clark County. These facilities serve as learning centers for people with intellectual disabilities at Opportunity Village. They also provide assembly, packaging, mailing and fulfillment services for companies and local community organizations. Opportunity Village is also one of the largest document imaging and document destruction companies in Nevada. While many of the community employment opportunities require evening and weekend hours, the Employment Resource Centers offer daytime hours and a Monday-Friday work schedule.
Opportunity Village has Career Opportunity Advocates that assist caregivers with:
- Case Management
- Individual Support Plans (ISP)
- Agency Referrals
- A Team Nevada
- OV Friends and Family Group
For additional information, please call (702) 906-1640.
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While every person’s situation is unique, there are some basic requirements to receive services at Opportunity Village:
- You must have a Document of Disability (DOD) from a family physician
- You must be at least 18 years of age
Each individual requesting services will go through an intake assessment process to determine the appropriate funding level and program placement. Financial obligation varies by program and available funding sources. All individuals seeking program placement will also be referred to Desert Regional Center (DRC) or the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation.
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To contact the Desert Regional Center, please call (702) 486-7850
To contact the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, please call (702) 486-5230
Providing your loved one with the support they need takes a team effort. There are many resources available to help you with any questions you have, from legal aid to community support. Assistance is just a click away.
HELP of Southern Nevada
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Nevada Disability Advocacy Law Center
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Special Olympics of Southern Nevada