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 Skills:

• Life coaching for goal setting

• Conflict resolution

Job Readiness:

• Job retention strategies and placement assistance

• Job coaching and post employment follow-up

• Financial Literacy and Budgeting

Employment Services

• Job referrals

• Computer Competency