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ThriftWorks! & Opening Doors Employment Training Program

  • “Opening Doors” is a course specifically designed to improve work skills for people with social-emotional and communication needs. The course is particularly helpful for people diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum.  
  • ThriftWorks! Employment Training Program will help you gain social and emotional intelligence skills in an authentic work environment.
  • You can apply for admission to the program, which is designed to be a stepping stone to community competitive employment.
  • ThriftWorks! Employment Training Program is time limited and lasts between 6 and 18 months, based on each person’s plan.

Senior Program

  • WACOSA’s Senior Services are hosted at the Whitney Center in St. Cloud, MN.
  • You will have the opportunity to connect with other seniors and stay active in your community.
  • You can choose to volunteer through the RSVP program, participate in classes and crafts, or take day trips to a variety of events in our area. 


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For more information please contact one of our Program Directors

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