Transforming Lives. Now That’s Goodwill.

Goodwill Central Texas prepares you for a long-lasting, successful career. Our education, training and job placement programs help people unlock their full potential and positively impact their community.

Goodwill Means Good Business for Everyone

At Goodwill, we envision a future where everyone in our community has equal access to job training and long-lasting, successful careers. We are proud to share some remarkable statistics that showcase the impact we make.


Economic Impact

Along with the dedicated support of our partners, advocates, and supporters, we create a substantial economic impact for the Central Texas region.


Education & Career Growth

Empowering more than 9,000 Central Texans through education and job support. Our programs offer tuition-free learning and career advancement, fostering individual success and community growth.


Environmental Responsibility

Diverting over 85 million pounds of goods, we prevent 80% from reaching landfills, supporting a healthier planet and sustainable practices.

Support. Shop. Find a Job.

Support Our Mission & Donate

Goodwill transforms your donations into community impact. Every time you shop or support Goodwill, you are helping fund education, career training, and job placement services for Central Texans in need.

Find Your Goodwill

Shopping at Goodwill is more than a great deal—it’s a show of support for Central Texas. Every purchase contributes to funding programs that strengthen our community. And, second-hand shopping keeps all those thrifty finds out of the landfill!

Make a Difference

We are looking for new Team Members! Our supportive employment programs provide an opportunity to learn while you earn. Check out all of the job opportunities at Goodwill.

Jumpstart Your Career

Need job search assistance? Get signed up for one-on-one career coaching that includes interviewing skills, job readiness classes, training certifications, resume reviews, and more!

Eliminating Barriers to Success, for Every Individual

Goodwill Central Texas has proudly served the community since 1958. We are an organization where second chances exist and careers are born. We serve over 9,000 individuals annually, including those with disabilities, limited education, criminal backgrounds, and housing instability.

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Our Promise

We’re committed to inspiring positive change. With your support, we create opportunities for individuals facing obstacles to sustainable employment, such as limited education, disabilities, homelessness, and past convictions.

Spreading the Good

Create a brighter future for Central Texas—for everyone. Not only do your donations provide financial support for the organization, but the revenue earned from the sale of donated goods is directly reinvested back into the community.

Sustainable Shopping

Every time you shop at Goodwill, you are funding a mission that serves the community. Our thrift stores not only offer quality items at affordable prices, but reduce waste while supporting our community programs.

Stronger Together

At the heart of our mission is the commitment to building stronger communities. We provide no-cost counseling and create a customized career plan with the goal of leading you to the career of your dreams.

Explore Our Programs: Discover Your Potential

We offer customized education and career services based on your unique needs. Our client success coaches focus on preparing you for a long-lasting, rewarding career right here in Central Texas—all at no cost to you.

Excel Center Adult High School

Goodwill Excel Center in Austin—free adult charter high school for ages 18-50. Life coaching, career options, and certifications!

Career & Technical Academy

We empower adults with a second chance at education, equipping them to thrive in today’s job market.

Commercial Services (GCS)

We offer custom maintenance, landscaping, fulfillment, janitorial, deconstruction, call center and document solutions, and more.

GSG Talent Solutions

Where purpose meets limitless possibilities! Austin’s non-profit staffing leader, connecting talent to transform lives.

Workforce Advancement

Free personalized career services for lasting success in Central Texas. Tailored coaching to meet your needs.

Success Stories

We believe in the boundless potential of every individual. Our clients and students change their lives through our transformative programs and unwavering support.



Excel Center Graduate

“For anyone wanting to finish their high school education, the Excel Center is an excellent choice. You have to take that first step.”



Excel Center Graduate

“Goodwill helped me stay on course to achieving my goals, and showed me that I can still accomplish more.”



Excel Center Graduate

“I knew that this was the first step to achieving my dream career.”



Goodwill Program Participant

“Today when I come home from work, I have a lot of things to be thankful for.”

Steve Holcomb

Steve Holcomb

GCTA Graduate

It’s a joy to work with people,” he said. “And I didn’t know that. I enjoy helping people. And every day it’s very rewarding.



Goodwill Program Participant

“I will not let my disability stop me. Goodwill doesn’t look at our disability. Goodwill looks at us.”