The Center for Working Families(CWF) are neighborhood-based one-stop shops offering access to such family support services as job training and placement, help with job retention skills, and training in financial management and investing. CWF Supports individuals and families, who are experiencing the challenges of poverty, by providing case management, emergency assistance, community referrals, and employment services.
Life Skills/Job Readiness
The “Skills to Success” Program provides holistic life skills services. Participants enroll in a 7 week, 3 hour per day, 5 days per week training program offering modules designed to build job readiness and employment skills, enhanced communication, life skills and life coaching, situational analysis and personal financial management.
There are 3 areas of focus:
• Life coaching for goal setting
• Conflict resolution
• Job retention strategies and placement assistance
• Job coaching and post employment follow-up
• Financial Literacy and Budgeting
• Job referrals
• Computer Competency