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A beacon of growth; Call center helps visually impaired gain job training
Read about how the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind is training visually impaired workers for jobs in sales and customer service. Click here to read the article found in the…Read More
South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind expands facility, manufacturing
Read about the South Texas Lighthouse’s facility and manufacturing expansion in the Corpus Christi Caller-Times. Click HereRead More
The WorksWonders Program is dedicated to furthering the state’s policy of encouraging and assisting persons with disabilities to achieve maximum personal independence by engaging in useful and productive employment activities.
Network of CRPs
Approximately 123 CRPs participate in the WorksWonders Program, located in all parts of Texas, from Plainview to Paris, Marshall to Mt. Pleasant, Wharton to Weslaco and Eagle Pass to El Paso.
There are approximately 3,300 product lines available for purchase through the WorksWonders Program, ranging from office supplies and furniture to food items, medical supplies and janitorial supplies.
Over 2,000 service contracts are currently being serviced through the WorksWonders Program with many of the state’s agencies, cities, counties, schools, and political subdivisions. This includes indoor services, outdoor services and temporary employment services.
This program is important for individuals with disabilities to have an avenue to develop their independence.Kevin Hordigan, Director of Sales and Product Development - Dallas Lighthouse for the BlindCRP
It provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to work and earn wages.Lucy Tijerina, Vocational Coordinator - Department of Aging and Disability ServicesCRP