Under the guidance of staff and a dedicated team of volunteers, we provide the tools, resources and skill sets necessary for an individual to remove the barriers preventing them from finding work in the competitive job market, and to maintain stable employment.
Specific employment objectives within the program include:
In correlation with the Workforce Development Program, each client is also provided with financial literacy training that advocates the fundamentals of good financial stewardship. This teaches students to build a budget, resolve debt, avoid credit card misuse, start savings and checking accounts, and create a long-term financial plan.
In 2015 the Men’s Learning Center provided 14,820 individual career-coaching sessions for our homeless male clients and the Women’s Resource Center provided 8,320 career-coaching sessions for the women. Additionally, the career center staff provided 507 Employment Preparation classes for the clients, opened 200 savings accounts, and the most important outcome: graduated 119 men and women clients to independent living.