Transitional Employment Opportunity (TEO)

Goodwill is committed to providing services to individuals who are re-entering the workforce and community after a period of incarceration. Our staff understands the challenges and offers a supportive environment.

The 16-week TEO job training program provides temporary employment at Goodwill where you will gain marketable skills attractive to employers. In addition, you will build a resume, develop positive work behaviors and earn a weekly paycheck to help you prepare for competitive employment. Goodwill’s Career Centers can also assist you in overcoming any background barriers.

For more information or to apply for the TEO program, contact:

Central Arkansas  501-372-5100
Northwest Arkansas  501-295-8179
Northeast Arkansas  870-268-0443
Fort Smith  501-517-7765

Transitional Employment Opportunity

Beyond Barriers (Disability Re-entry Program)

Only 32% of people with disabilities in Arkansas are employed, according to the 2016 American
Community Survey.

Beyond Barriers is the intensive 16-week career education program that provides those with disabilities and a background the opportunity to:

  • Learn new skills
  • Get trained
  • Go to work

Services Available 

  • On-site financial coaching                                                                                             
  • Access to transportation
  • Social Security Benefits Counseling and Work Incentives Planning
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (24-hour counseling for individuals and their families)
  • Career Readiness Certification
  • Work Readiness resources
  • Consultation with Disability Employment Specialist

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas
7400 Scott Hamilton Drive
Little Rock, Arkansas

Toll Free: (877) 372-5151
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas