Self-Esteem and Wellness

From free dental and vision exams to mammograms to wellness workshops, NOSW makes sure each woman in the program takes care of her body's needs.

Arts, Culture, and Community

From classes on Appalachian literature and creative writing to group activities like quilt-making, Appalachian arts and culture are a core component of the residency.

Career and Education

We're here to help equip you with the tools you need to take the next step in your employment journey with our career-centered classes and short-term internship.

Welcome To The New Opportunity School for Women!

For three decades, the New Opportunity School for Women, Inc. has been equipping low-income Appalachian women with the knowledge and support they need to build a fulfilling life for themselves, their families,and their communities.

Our Programs

 

One-Week Non-Residential Program

The one-week program focuses heavily on recovering a sense of self worth, cultivating a network of support, discovering your goals and taking small steps to achieve them.

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Two-Week Residential Program

The two-week residential program equips participants to define, pursue, and achieve their dreams of success. Women's lives have been transformed by the unique curriculum since 1987.

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30

years

62

sessions

682

women

Upcoming Events

8:30-3:30 Georgetown, KY
22-24
May
 

Scott County Non-Residential Session

Last year the New Opportunity School for Women introduced non-residential sesisons to it's programming. This year our first non-residential session will be taking place in Scott County, Kentucky in Georgetown! 

Join us on a three day session that focuses on self esteem, integrative health and wellness, and preparing you to take the next step in your life. 

Learn more about our non-residential program here!

8:30-3:30  Winchester, KY
25-27
June
 

Clark County Non-Residential Session

Last year our first ever non-residential program took place in Clark County, and we are so excited to be back again! This time hosted at the Clark County Health Department, join us on a three day session that focuses on self esteem, integrative health and wellness, and preparing you to take the next step in your life. 

Learn more about our non-residential program here!

 

8:30-3:30  Berea, KY
16-18
July

Madison County Non-Residential Session

For the first time the New Opportunity School for Women is please to bring the non-residential program back home to Berea. For three days the women who attend this session will take classes that focus on self esteem, integrative health and wellness, and more in the home of this 30 year old program.

 

 

TBD    Berea, KY
6
October

Graduate Reunion

With over thirty years of residential and non-residenital sessions, it is always a gift for the staff and supporters of the New Opportunity School for Women to bring together graduates for the yearly reunion.

 

This year, to accomodate the fall residential session, reunion will be the first Saturday of October! 

 

Do you have any questions?

feel free to contact us!