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

 

Three-Day
Non-Residential Program

The three-day 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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32 | YEARS

72 | SESSIONS

768 | WOMEN

Upcoming Events

Varies    Berea, KY
1-3
November

New Opportunity School for Women's Third Annual 

Festival of Trees 

 at Churchill's in Berea

100 Churchill Ct., Berea, Kentucky

Friday, November 1  Champagne Premier  6 PM - 9 PM

Saturday, November 2  11 AM - 9 PM

Sunday, November 3  12 PM - 4 PM

            

 

Varies    Berea, KY
9-23
November

Fall Residential Session

This two-week residential session is jam packed with classes about self-esteem, integrative health and wellness, creative expression, and so much more. Women who complete this two week program are elligble for participation in future reunions, retreats, and have the ability to apply for educational and dental scholarships!

 

Varies    Berea, KY
22-7
February-March 2020

Winter Residential Session

This two-week residential session is jam packed with classes about self-esteem, integrative health and wellness, creative expression, and so much more. Women who complete this two week program are elligble for participation in future reunions, retreats, and have the ability to apply for educational and dental scholarships!

 

Do you have any questions?

feel free to contact us!