On Our Own Services, Inc. was formed in 1991 as an employment service for persons with disabilities. We started with 17 part time employees including our current President and Assistant Director.
In November of the same year, On Our Own was awarded our first contract in janitorial facility services for the former Baytown County Safety Rest Area.
On April 15, 1992, we started TX DOT litter operations for Harris, Galveston, and Brazoria counties. In one day, our employee count went from 53 to 157!
In May of 1992 we began janitorial and custodial operations in Dallas and the surrounding areas.
In July of 1992 On Our Own began janitorial and landscaping services for in various districts for the Texas Department of Transportation.
On Our Own has maintained a litter pick up contract with the City of Houston since 1994 when we had one crew. Currently we have 6 crews employing more than 55 individuals with disabilities.
On Our Own Services, Inc. currently holds contracts in the Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas regions. We currently employ over 200 persons with disabilities in the state of Texas.