CHOOSING TO CHANGE

 

 

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Building Strong Families
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Basic Nursing Assistant Training

An 8-week course that includes Career Development seminars/workshops incorporated in the program to prepare students for employment.

Mentoring

This program is dedicated to mentoring youth and obtaining gainful employment.                        

Job Shadowing

Job shadowing helps to provide the job skills necessary to obtain valuable work experience and ensure they reach their employment goals.

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Training Connecting Developing Illinois Workforce

Expanding economic opportunity... through partnerships that leverage technology

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ILLINOIS VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY

To reduce and/or eliminate the effects of violence on children

 

"Change your thoughts, and you change your world"

Norman Vincent Peale                                           

Funded by Chicago Development Block Grant, this program is for you if you are 18 years of age and over, have been previously released from a state or federal facility and seeking a new start in life. 

We can help you overcome obstacles and barriers to employment by developing marketable skills through On-the-Job Work Experience, Vocational Training, and Work & Life Readiness classes.  We also encourage GED, ABE, and/or Literacy Education as important keys to employability and success.  You will also be able to take advantage of our exclusive job development, placement, and retention services to ultimately help you secure and maintain employment.  

TO ENROLL:

  • Orientations are held Fridays at 2:00 p.m.

  • For individuals age 18 and over

TO QUALIFY:

  • Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Social Security Number
  • Compliance with Selective Service
  • City of Chicago resident
  • Proof of felony conviction (excluding sexual offenders)
  • Birth certificate
  • State ID and/or Driver's License

And one or more of the following:

  • Food Stamp Recipient
  • TANF Recipient
  • Low-to-moderate income

 

 

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