Opportunity House, Inc. Overview
Target demographics: The North Georgia Region we cover includes Hart, Franklin, Elbert, and Madison counties now, and will soon include Banks and Stephens counties as well.
Direct beneficiaries per year: The current facility limits our Day Care Enrollment to 8 full time participants. As part of our vision, we hope to have residential facilities for approximately 32, as well as a day care facility for approximately 20 participants.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: 1) Help sort donations at the Thrift Store, price items, and stock shelves. 2) conduct an arts & crafts project with the clients. 3) assist clients during a field trip. 4) assist clients with their gardening. 4) assist in conducting a fundraiser for the organization.
Geographic areas served: North Georgia - Hart, Elbert, Franklin, Madison counties, and we are currently working on adding Banks & Stephens counties. Our area is designated rural by DHR.
Programs: Currently, the Day Care Facility offers life skills training, physical training using donated Wii & Television, Gardening, weekly lunch at a restaurant, trip to post office, arts and crafts. Of course, our vision is to have a campus with a more comprehensive set of programs which will include pre-vocational work training, and support