Get involved with Opportunities Inc

We welcome volunteers who share our values and beliefs. Opportunities Inc is guided by our:

Mission:

To provide developmental and support services that help individuals enjoy a full life

Vision:

To be the premier provider, advocate and leader in creating a community which recognizes the value and abilities of all

Values:

To stay committed to excellence, respect, compassion, integrity and accountability.

To learn more about the volunteer positions available at our Texarkana, Texas location, call 903-791-2270 now.

Our History.

1966 - Texarkana Special Education Kindergarten

1966 - Texarkana Special Education Kindergarten

Opportunities opens a part-time kindergarten for children with disabilities at the First Presbyterian Church Building.

1975 - Main Campus

1975 - Main Campus

Opportunities raises $1 million to build its own campus with four buildings and a pavilion on land deeded to them at 6101 North State Line Ave., Texarkana, TX.

1980 - Business Opportunities

1980 - Business Opportunities

Opportunities leases a facility in downtown Texarkana to begin a work-training program for adults with developmental disabilities.

1981 - Housing Opportunities Residential Services

1981 - Housing Opportunities Residential Services

Two group homes and individual apartments for developmentally disabled adults constructed. Adjacent to this complex, Opportunities builds an independent living complex for seniors.

1982 - In-Home Early Intervention Program

1982 - In-Home Early Intervention Program

An innovative program for infants with developmental delays begins.

1989 - Meadow Brook Place

1989 - Meadow Brook Place

Opportunities opens a residential living complex of 61 apartments for active seniors at an off-site campus. Destroyed by a flood in 1998.

1990 - Housing Opportunities/ICFMR B

1990 - Housing Opportunities/ICFMR B

Constructs an intermediate care facility for adults with developmental disabilities who have regular medical needs.

1997 - Master Site Plan

1997 - Master Site Plan

The Board of Directors approves a Comprehensive Master Plan for a Renovation and Construction Project.

1998 - 100% Giving

1998 - 100% Giving

Every member of Opportunities Board of Directors, Opportunities Foundation Board, and Staff contributes to the $7 MM campaign to implement the new Master Site Plan.

2000 - Shared Opportunities Campaign

2000 - Shared Opportunities Campaign

Opportunities reaches the goal of the $7 MM capital campaign. Ten adjoining acres of land are donated. Community Celebration. M.L. James Construction Company contracted.

2001 - Early Head Start

2001 - Early Head Start

Opportunities opens a new Early Head Start facility to serve infants and toddlers from low income families.

2002 - Celebration and Dedication

2002 - Celebration and Dedication

Community, staff, children, and adults dedicate facilities on the Main Campus, September 19th.

2003 - Senior Day Center

2003 - Senior Day Center

Program begins serving adults who have medical needs in a newly constructed facility.

2009 - Early Head Start Expansion

2009 - Early Head Start Expansion

ARRA funds enabled EHS to expand the Center-based program to include 8 additional children and start a Home-based program.

2010 - Wellness Trails

2010 - Wellness Trails

Community, staff, children and adults dedicate the Wellness Trials on the Main Campus.

2011 - ECI expanded to 7 counties

2011 - ECI expanded to 7 counties

Bowie, Camp, Cass, Morriss, Franklin, Titus and Red River

2012 - T.L.L. Temple Foundation

2012 - T.L.L. Temple Foundation

Awards funds for purchase of land adjacent to Main Campus

2014 - Therapy Center

2014 - Therapy Center

Dorothy Sue Patterson Therapy Center Opens

2016 - 50th Anniversary

2016 - 50th Anniversary

Celebrating 50 Years of Opportunities

Help Your Child Live a Fulfilling Life

We offer child development programs in Texarkana, TX

You want your little one to live a happy life. Opportunities Inc can help them achieve that. We offer a variety of child development programs at our Texarkana, TX facility designed to help children with developmental disabilities reach their potential.

Call our development center today to start your child on the path to success.

See how Opportunities Inc can help your family

Opportunities Inc has been providing support and development to individuals with developmental disabilities since 1966. We offer:

  • Child development programs
  • Adult development programs
  • An intermediate care facility
  • Group living
  • Elderly independent living


Our adult programs include work training and a senior day care center.

The team at Opportunities Inc also believes in encouraging health and emotional well-being. That's why we've created a series of nature trails that children, adults and seniors can enjoy.

To learn more about our adult development programs, call our Texarkana, TX location now.