Every day, your donations help people in your community find good jobs. The sales of your donations help fund job training programs, employment placement services and other community-based programs for people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges.


When you shop at Heart of Texas Goodwill, you are supporting job training and placement programs for people in your community with disabilities and other disadvantages.The more than 2,700 Goodwill stores in the United States and Canada are independently owned and operated. Here in the Heart of Texas, we have 14 Goodwill stores across 20 counties.

Change Lives

Goodwill is in the job business! We provide training and employment programs that significantly improve employability! We help you find a job, we help you keep a job!

Learning Centers




Goodwill is more than a retail store- it’s a community resource.  Your generous donations help fund Goodwill’s no-cost, public Learning Centers and Computer Labs, which house knowledgeable teachers motivated to guide individuals to career success. Our Mission is to actively pursue the full participation in society of people with disabilities and disadvantages by expanding their opportunities and capabilities through our employment and training programs.  Heart of Texas Goodwill Industries, Inc. believes in the power of work.  We believe that work plays a crucial role in everyone’s life.  Work defines who we are and builds our self-confidence and self-esteem, helping us relate to our families and to the community.  Through our various training programs, we do more than just help people find jobs, we assist them in overcoming barriers by providing a support system that allows the individual to take control of his or her own life.  We believe it is important to enable each person to make a meaningful contribution to society by helping them become working, self-sufficient citizens.


Learning Center services are open to the public. Those individuals with disabilities or disadvantages are strongly encouraged to take advantage of Goodwill employment and training services.


Heart of Texas Goodwill Learning Centers offer various, computer classes to include: Computer Basics, Internet & E-mail, Intro to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.  The Learning Center Staff can also help with Operating Office Equipment and Budgeting & Personal Finance.  Also offered, even on an individual basis, are Job Search Assistance, Resume Writing, Career Exploration, and Interview Skills Training.  The Learning Center staff works hard to engage with local employers, and are able to recommend qualified applicants straight to them.

Please see our classes below**

Microsoft Word (Monthly)
Microsoft Excel (Monthly)
Basic Workplace Computer Skills (Monthly)
Intro for Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Computer Basics
Internet and E-mail
Employment Readiness
Job Opportunity Boot Camp: JOB-C (Offered 1 week per month)
Parenting (fee applies)
Anger Management (fee applies)
GED/ESL (Self-paced, taught in collaboration with local community colleges)

**Class availability varies per location.  Please contact the nearest Learning Center to learn more about classes offered in your area**

 Learning Center Locations:

Waco Learning Center, 1700 S. New Road, Waco, TX, (254)753-7337, M-F 8am-4:30pm

Temple Learning Center, 4108 S. 31st Street, Temple, TX, (254)773-6424 M-F 9am-5:30pm

Belton Learning Center, 2601 Commerce Street, Belton, TX, (254)613-4334 opt. 2, M-TH 8:30am- 5pm (closed on Fridays)

Killeen Learning Center, 4004 E. Stan Schlueter, Killeen, TX, (254)634-0637, M-TH 9am-5:30pm, Fridays 9am-12pm


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