Second Chance Employment Services Inc

Rating: 5 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Job Training

Location: 818 18th Street, NW Suite 420 Washington DC 20006 USA

Mission: Our mission is to promote financial security for at-risk women and their dependents through comprehensive job training and employment placement services. The vast majority of the women we serve are victims of domestic violence, though we serve other at-risk women as well. Second Chance provides free professional human resource services to help our clients enter the workforce. We establish the communication pipeline between public and private organizations who offer employment and sponsorship opportunities, we guide clients through every aspect of their job search, and we follow up with our clients for at least two years after placement. (See www.scesnet.org) The goal is to actively assist at-risk women in achieving meaningful, long-term employment positions. We have seen from experience that when these women obtain such employment, they are empowered to become truly self sufficient, to rebuild self-worth, and to leave the cycle of violence permanently. Women from all walks of life have been placed in meaningful, long term employment positions with SCES' assistance. In fact, Second Chance has placed over 600 women in such positions since we opened our doors in 2002.
Results: Over 600 women placed in meaningful, long-term employment positions; Over 1,200 women served.
Geographic areas served: DC, MD, VA, NY, and more
2009 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

I had the opportunity to meet Ludy Green earlier this year at a conference in Ohio. As a professional in this field for over 25 years, I am extremely impressed with the work of Second Change Employment Services. Their mission is meeting such a critical need of domestic violence survivors- changing their lives.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

learning about their work and keeping informed via email contact.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

professionals driven by committment to their mission.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand its services to other states in the country.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

One time

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-4-01

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

9 people found this review helpful

I helped out Second Chance Services with their systems needs in order to operate reliably and efficiently. I have seen and experienced their hard work first hand, and from my experience, the staff have always been extremely friendly, courteous, professional and diligent. Second Chance works hard to provide for the needs of the community and the people that they serve. I cannot say enough great things about this organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

First hand eye-witness results of the work.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I wouldn't change anything.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

how dedicated the founder, staff and volunteers are.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

courteous, friendly, willing and diligent.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

better provide for the needs of the community and truly give a second chance to millions of victims.

Ways to make it better...

It could not have been better!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

the current state of the economy and the job market.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I wish only the best for the mission and goal of this non-profit. There is no other one out there like it and it is vital to provide this kind of service to our nation.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-11-01

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