A Year in Review

This past year has been filled with many accomplishments at the GO Center. Here is a look at some of these happenings!

2023 Farm to Table Event

We are excited to announce that our next event to be held at the GO Center is our FARM TO TABLE that has been set for Saturday, August 19, 2023! Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more information to come as we prepare our garden and menu!

Work that Changes Lives

You are the ones who make it possible for us to provide job training programs to the developmentally disadvantaged citizens in our community.

GO Center Festival of Trees!

Thank you all for coming to our Festival of Trees Event this year. It was a great success and we look forward to seeing everyone next year as we plan to make it even bigger and better!


The Guthrie Opportunity Center is a non-profit organization serving people with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the Nelson County, KY community. Our mission is to enhance their lives and the lives of the families who love them. Through job training, community employment, day services, advocacy, arts and social recreation, our goal is to assist these citizens with finding new friends, realizing future career paths, seeking independence and community integration, and unleashing creative passions.

Our Programs & Services

We provide meaningful employment for the developmentally disabled through a variety of contract work opportunities with community partners, including sorting, package assembly, product labeling and more. Our services include supportive employment, case management, behavior support, therapeutic services, support brokers, respite, community living support, outcomes and strategies, and day training.

Latest News & Events




Our 2nd Annual Festival of Trees was a huge success!We celebrated our 2nd Annual Festival of Trees December 4th - 6th, with a Reception/Auction on December 8th. It put everyone into the holiday spirit with spectacular displays, Christmas music, refreshments and live...

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Our 2022 Trick-GO-Treat Event was a great success!

Our 2022 Trick-GO-Treat Event was a great success!

The 2022 Trick-GO-Treat/Halloween Spooktacular was certainly a success! We understand there were around 1,500 trick-or-treaters that came to the Farmer’s Market and the weather was perfect! Thank you to all those who participated in this amazing community event!

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Farm to Table 2022

Farm to Table 2022

We want to say a giant THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who helped prepare and plate every course, Bethlehem High Schools National Honor Society for their impeccable service, and all of our volunteers who helped set up our decorations! Our mission is continued by...

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Our Mission

To provide and sustain a nurturing environment that promotes learning, creates a sense of independence and provides lifelong support to the developmentally disadvantaged in Nelson County.

How You Can Help. Change a Life.

There are many ways to help the Guthrie Opportunity Center. Through our Capital Campaign, Fundraising Opportunities and Individual Donations, we are succeeding. Be a part of the Guthrie Opportunity Center today by donating to this great cause.

900 Nutter Drive Bardstown, KY 40004

Call Us: (502) 348-3989