“Changing the way the world views you.”

Program Services:

1. Job skills training - how to network, how to properly fill out an application, how to complete a resume, cover letters, thank you letters, interviewing techniques, dressing for success (wearing clean clothes that are appropriate for weather and job).


2. Life skills training - how to make it on their own, problem solving, managing time (how to develop a schedule, how to develop back up plans); parenting (i.e. how to get children prepared for school and dealing with sick children); maintain housing (organizing and cleaning), and how to communicate effectively, stress management (how to deal with anxiety), and how to handle co-worker conflict.


3. Health and Wellness training - nutrition, grooming (caring for hair, hands, shaves, and general appearance), taking care of health issues, infections, taking medications as prescribed; following up on medical appointments.


4. Financial training -managing money wisely (budgeting), controlling spending habits, obtaining credit reports.


5. Soft skills -referring to a cluster of personal qualities, habits, attitudes and social graces that make someone a good employee and compatible to work with. Companies value soft skills because research suggests and experience show that they can be just as important an indicator of job performance as hard skills.


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