Mission: TO PROVIDE COUNSELING AND JOB TRAINING SERVICES FOR THE NEEDY, UNEMPLOYED, HOMELESS AND ELDERLY, AND TO OPERATE A SOUP KITCHEN.
Programs: The organization provides life skills counseling and social service system advocacy to the needy, unemployed, homeless, and eldery. 11,575 individuals received counseling services in 2014. The organization provide funds and guidance necessary to secure photo identification and birth certificates to ensure access to social assistance programs.
the organization provides emergency supplies and services - food, clothing, prescriptions (on a one-time basis), and transportation. The organization operates a food pantry and a children's summer free lunch program. The organization provides funds to transport at risk families fleeing from domestic violence. The food pantry distributed 280,108 lbs of food to needy individuals in 2014. The summer lunch program served 1,844 meals in 2014.
the organization operates a no-fee employment agency and job readiness program for the chronically unemployed and underemployed - 77 clients placed in jobs and numerous clients visited resource rooms provided during 2014. The organization provide funds and guidance necessary to secure photo identification to ensure access to jobs. The organization provides funds for transportation for job placement purposes.