Your source for employment opportunities in the Lone Star State

Since its inception in 1978, the WorksWonders Program has become one of the most successful of its type in the nation, providing employment opportunities for thousands of individuals with disabilities at Community Rehabilitation Programs across the state of Texas.

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April 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

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 Here

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April 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

The Lighthouse Creates Employment Partnerships with Local Businesses

Read about the East Texas Lighthouse in the Tyler Morning Telegraph. Click Here

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February 3, 2017 in Uncategorized

Lighthouse for the Blind earns 2016 growth award

West Texas Lighthouse for the Blind was honored by National Industries for the Blind with the 2016 Employment Growth Award. The award recognizes Lighthouse’s efforts to increase employment retention, growth…

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38
Years helping individuals with disabilities
6500
Estimated number of Texans with disabilities participating
114
Number of statewide Community Rehabilitation Programs participating
0
Cost to the state, the program is self-funded
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Empowering Individuals

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.

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Network of CRPs

Approximately 114 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.

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Products

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.

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Services

Over 1,000 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
Making a difference.

Read compelling profiles about people who participate in the WorksWonders Program.

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In their own words.

Listen to what our participants have to say about their involvement with the WorksWonders Program.

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