Success Story – John Wyckoff

In December of 2019, an eager young man named John Wyckoff was referred for employment services and the Peer Mentoring Program at Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) in Broward County, Florida. WOU’s mission is to help people with barriers to employment find meaningful and fulfilling jobs. The Peer Mentoring Program is an incredible resource for younger [...]

2022-07-15T10:23:11-04:00August 5th, 2022|Client Success Stories, Florida News, Successes|

Success Story – Mark Robbins

After Mark Robbins retired from a 30-year career in pest control, he realized that being fully retired wasn’t for him. He was working with Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) to prepare himself physically for returning to the workforce after dealing with some health issues, but realized he needed even more assistance in figuring out what his [...]

2022-03-24T11:54:49-04:00March 24th, 2022|Client Success Stories, Successes|

Staying Busy is But One Piece of Allen’s Success Story

Since Covid, Allen has not been able to attend his volunteer role at Holy Family Hospital.  Recently, Deborah Chiaravalloti, who is Director of Marketing and Community Relations at Holy Family Hospital, featured Allen in their companywide newsletter.  Here is the story: Allen Attardi volunteers at Holy Family and assists the Methuen Materials Management Department with [...]

2022-03-24T13:53:22-04:00March 24th, 2022|Blog, Client Success Stories, Successes|

Florida VR and WOU – a Successful, Reciprocal Relationship

Florida Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) provides funding for Work Opportunities Unlimited (WOU) and is a federal and state funded program, designed to support people who have a barrier to employment, whether physical, developmental, or emotional. Those who qualify for the program become clients of vendor partners such as WOU, who work to find meaningful employment for [...]

Success Story – Barry

Barry shared a common goal with many of WOU’s clients and, for that matter, with the majority of the world. He wanted to be independent. While independence means different things to different people, in Barry’s case, he simply wanted to earn his own money through meaningful employment. Though he faced challenges that prevented him from [...]

2022-02-09T15:56:48-05:00February 9th, 2022|Client Success Stories, Maryland News|

Maine Business Owners Help Man With Autism Gain Employment

Max, a young man from Maine, and his family were on a quest to help Max discover the joys of working. Because of his Autism Spectrum Disorder, Max needed the support of an organization that could connect him with the right employers. Thanks to Work Opportunities Unlimited and three Maine business owners, Max discovered talents [...]

2021-10-26T13:24:31-04:00November 8th, 2021|Client Success Stories, Successes|
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