Nonprofit Employment Organization Acquires Established Business

- Opportunities Unlimited of Erie Inc. (OU), a nonprofit organization providing employment resources for individuals with disabilities, is proud to announce its acquisition of Young’s Cleaners, 4001 W. Ridge Road.

Young’s, a local leader in dry cleaning and laundry for 29 years, will continue to offer excellent service while serving as a work site for OU employees in an authentic business setting. Employees will perform the day-to-day operations of the business under the supervision of the staff of OU and Young’s.

“This site will serve not only as a place for job training, job assessment and job placement, but will also provide a stream of income that is needed to supplement our mission,” said Char Myers, Executive Director of Opportunities Unlimited of Erie.

Opportunities Unlimited offers employer incentives, supported employment and job coaching/training in custodial, laundry and specialty floor care services. OU is a recognized Employment Network by the Social Security Administration “Ticket to Work” program, which assists beneficiaries in obtaining employment and working toward financial independence.

Opportunities Unlimited is an affiliate of Stairways Behavioral Health, 2185 W. Eighth Street, Erie.

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