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Jackie Smith

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Review for Dannon Project, Birmingham, AL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The service provided by the Dannon Project is very effective. the Prison Re-Entry program not only provides occupational skills training for individuals re-accessing the general public to be able to find employment. Other services incllude assistance with finding housing, transportation to training and/or employment as well as access to medical facilities. While in occupational skills traiing, individuals also may access GED preparation if needed. The Youth Program funded with WIA Yoth funds provides all of the aforementioned services as well to older youth that have dropped out of school and need to get their high school diploma as well as learn a skill. The Job Readiness component is very strong as is the Work Retention training. It included Conflict Resolution on the job! The program works with between 20 -30 individuals every three months and this model has been effective.Dannon Project staff members work closely with the individuals that have completed training by providing assistance with Job Placement.

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

I have conducted support, provided resopurces and monitored the progresss of the program since January 2011.

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

Award more money and expand the facility and staff so more work along the same line could be done. It's rare to find a well-run agancy that keeps its focus on the client and continually seeks ways to provide more services.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I work for an agency that funds various programs. Dannon Project was awarded frunds for a Youth Program.