WORK THAT CHANGES LIVES
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
Farm to Table 2023
We are so excited about Our 2023 Farm to Table event! Chef Newman Miller, formally from Harrison-Smith House, will be our featured chef! Mark your calendars as you will want to attend this premier event! Stay tuned as we prepare our gardens and menu!
2022 FESTIVAL OF TREES
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...
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!
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.