What is NAPO®?

The National Association of Professional Organizers® (NAPO®) is a not-for-profit professional association whose members include organizing consultants, speakers, trainers, authors, and manufacturers of organizing products. Founded in 1985, it is the largest national association of, by and for organizers with more than 4,000 members throughout the world. NAPO®’s mission is to develop, lead, and promote professional organizers and the organizing industry. NAPO® offers continuing education classes for organizing professionals and encourages its members to seek education in organizing and related fields.

What is a Professional Organizer?

A professional organizer enhances the lives of clients by designing systems and processes using organizing principles and by transferring organizing skills. A professional organizer also educates the public on organizing solutions and the resulting benefits. Professional organizers help individuals and businesses take control of their surroundings, time, paper, and systems for life.

What types of organizing services do NAPO® members provide?

NAPO® professional organizers serve both residential and commercial clients. Their services range from home and business organizing to information and time management to coaching and training. Whatever your organizing needs, a NAPO® professional organizer can help you reach your goals!

Services Provided, but not limited to:

  • ADD/ADHD Support
  • Author/Writer
  • Chronic Disorganization Support
  • Closets
  • Coaching
  • Collections and Inventories
  • Eco-Organizing
  • Electronic Documents & Filing
  • Event/Meeting Planning
  • Financial/Bookkeeping/Bill Paying
  • Garage and Estate Sales
  • Hoarding Tendencies Support
  • Home Offices
  • Kitchens
  • Living Spaces
  • Moving/Relocation
  • Office Organizing
  • Paper Management
  • People with Disabilities
  • Photos/Memorabilia
  • Professional Offices (medical, legal, etc.)
  • Public Speaking/Training
  • Senior Organizing
  • Space Planning
  • Storage Spaces (garage, attic, warehouse, etc.)
  • Student Organizing
  • Time Management
  • Virtual Organizing

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