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Goodwill Industries Of South Central Wisconsin Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Goodwill Industries, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Job Training

Mission: Helping people achieve their highest level of independence through the power of work!

Programs: Retail program services: goodwill industries of south central wisconsin collects donated clothing and other household goods from the public and sells these donations in goodwill community-based retail stores. Revenue from the sale of these goods is used to support our mission and cover the costs of operating our business. Donated goods revenue net of discounts was $12,580,542 for retail/salvage sales plus $382,371 for contributions of donated goods (classified as contribution revenue) for total donated goods revenue of $12,962,913.

workforce development: supported employment is a program that provides long-term support to enhance an individual's success in obtaining and maintaining integrated community employment for people with developmental disabilities or traumatic brain injury. An individualized approach is utilized to reflect each person's unique needs and goals and to enhance opportunities for growth and participation in the community. Staff provides the support needed to supplement an employer's regular training and supervision and help individuals attain their goal of independence. In 2017, 130 individuals were served.

residential program: group homes provide 24-hour support and offer the opportunity for residents to develop new, healthier coping strategies in a positive, rewarding atmosphere. Staff provides guidance, support, training, and coordination for people with serious and persistent mental illness. The focus of services is to assist residents in acquiring the range of skills needed for community living. The goals are to provide the least restrictive setting consistent with the needs of the individual, create a home-like environment that ensures the residents' health and safety and treat residents with dignity and respect, while providing services with the purpose of community integration and acceptance. In 2017, 57 individuals were served.

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Madison-area Urban Ministry’s

Re-Entry Service Fair

Theme: Housing

Featured Guests: Rev. Larry Jackson/Property Owner/Landlord

October 23, 2012

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
At the Villager Mall (Community Room)
2300 S. Park Street, Madison
Open to all community members.
SCHEDULE: Welcome-Program-Information Tables- Refreshments
The Journey Home is a program to provide on-going support for re-entry.
Fairs are held the 4th Tuesday of each month to share information about community services.

For more information or to register free as exhibitor, contact:
John Miller, Resource Specialist: johnm@emum.org or (608)256-0906