ABOUT OPPORTUNITIES INC
Part of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services and servicing 13 counties in the region surrounding Watonga, Okla., Opportunities, Inc. provides outpatient services, as well as being one of the state’sresidential treatment facilities. The program is part of a national program founded through President Lyndon Johnson’s Economic Opportunity Act in 1964, and services are specifically for low-income families seeking self-sufficiency.
Feedback from Best-rehabs.com survey respondents suggests that a seven-day social detox service may be available to clients.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Opportunities, Inc.’s website provides few details about its outpatient and residential treatment other than that they are provided. Other services the agency provides include tax return preparation assistance, emergency services such as provision of food or temporary housing, job training, house weatherizing education, and nutritional education, among other services.
Feedback from alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com suggests that the length of stay is an average of 30 to 60 days. Feedback also suggests that clients meet for group counseling between five to 21 times per week and between one and three times per weekday. One respondent wrote that Opportunities, Inc. provided referrals forto graduating clients, while another wrote the facility referred them to local support group meetings..
No information is available regarding Opportunities, Inc.’s staff; however,treatment centers in Oklahoma have continuing education requirements for staff. Additionally, the two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing each rated the staff’s level of experience and training a perfect five stars.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
No information is available regarding Opportunities, Inc.’s lodgings; however, room and board is provided. The two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date each rated the facility’s accommodations and amenities five out of five stars.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The two alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com to date gave the facility mostly positive ratings. Former client W.L.G. awarded four stars to holistic offerings and five stars to exercise options. This alum indicated that his treatment path was successful and that he never relapsed.
Similarly, M.F. wrote: “I felt alone with my problem, found out otherwise helped me to deal with it.” Noting that he did, indeed, believe treatment was worth the cost, this former client additionally commented that the center let him “work part of my expense off.”
WHAT STAFF SAY
While Best-rehabs.com has yet to receive feedback from staff to date, secondary sources revealed that employees appreciated the goals of the organization, as a whole, in regards to assisted low-income individuals to achieve self-sufficiency. On Indeed, 19 employees awarded the facility an average rating of 4.1 out of five stars. “I loved all the interesting families and being able to help families in need,” one representative reviewer wrote.
Alumni feedback suggests services provided by Opportunities, Inc. are free of charge.