Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a part of the Opportunity Center?

Go to the Referral Process page which will show you all the steps for being referred.

Where can I find out more about services available to people with disabilities?

Go to the Links page. You will find many resources listed for Shasta County, the State of California, and the United States government. The entire list is for services to help people with disabilities.

I want to work for a local employer; who should I call?

Call us at 530-225-5781 or contact your Service Coordinator at Far Northern Regional Center.

How much money can I make working at the Opportunity Center? 

If you work on one of the Opportunity Center crews, you will be paid a percentage of the prevailing wage for this area based on your work productivity. If you work directly for an employer through individual placement, you will earn whatever is their wage for that job, which will be at least minimum wage.

What kinds of jobs are available in your program?

Go to the bottom of the Vocational Training page to see links to the types of work available through the Opportunity Center.