This program can serve up to 140 inmates at a time. It gives participants the chance to get their lives back on track. They are employed during the day and work on substance abuse treatment, education and vocational courses at night. WR inmates pay a fee for their room and board. They also make court-ordered payments and send money home for family support. They are required to set money aside for savings upon release. Program offerings at each facility vary to best meet the needs of the men served. Please see the website for more information.
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This program boosts job opportunities for clients at the Rescue Mission. They will learn to identify their skills, talents and abilities. Clients chart a new career path and build self esteem. The program consists of certification training and job placement. Students receive computer training, tutoring and many other services. They attend classes at the Acosta Adult Learning Center. Please call for more information.
These programs offer students two options. One is a culinary arts program. The other is a janitorial service program. Both have been certified by the Florida Department Commission of Independent Education. Clients get the chance to practice the skills that will prepare them for a career in these industries. The programs were developed for adults 18 and older with a priority focus on Veterans. Please call for more information.
Parents and adults can get job readiness skills at the Johnson Community Center. They will learn computer software, resume preparation and other basic skills. Please see the website for more information.
Unemployment Compensation (UC) program provides temporary wage replacement to qualified individuals who are out of work through no fault of their own. You can file a claim on the website. You can also file an appeal on a denied claim.
JALA has a team of 30 lawyers that provides civil legal aid to those in need. JALA covers many areas of the law. It does not discriminate in respect to race, sex, national origin, religion, disability, or age. Please see the website for all services.
Legal Areas Served Include:
- Consumer law
- Community counsel
- Child & youth advocacy
- Deaf/Hard of Hearing services
- Elder law
- Fair housing unit
- Family law
- Health & public benefits
- Mental Health Advocacy Project
- Mortgage Rescue Project
- Prisoner Re-Entry Project
- Refugee immigration
- Ryan White-HIV/AIDS Unit
Boulevard Comprehensive Care Center
515 West 6th Street
825 N. Orange Avenue, Room 308
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
Employ Florida Marketplace connects job seekers and employers. It has links to job training and education. Contact for more information or see website.
For Job Seekers:
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- Create a resume
- Find training programs
- Receive automatic job notifications
- Research career and wage information
- Connect to local workforce experts
- Learn about training grant opportunities
- Post and manage job openings
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Jacksonville, FL 32202
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Rethreaded is a safe place where women are paid a living wage. Women in the program learn to become a seamstress. Donated t-shirts are turned into new creations and sold.
Rethreaded offers a 4 month training program in the Jacksonville, FL, area.
This is a shelter for pregnant women over the age of 18 with no other children in their care. The house can accommodate one woman with a child under five in certain cases.
Education and job training are provided so the women can get a GED or college diploma. They will develop specific job seeking skills so they will be more self sufficient. Each woman stays an average of six to eight months after her baby is born.
Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 9am-4pm. The shelter is staffed 24 hours a day.
This agency is Northeast Florida’s largest provider of emergency shelter for homeless men, women and children. The shelter is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. They serve nutritious meals and offer safe shelter. They provide outstanding health care and high-quality children’s programs. They offer job placement help and life skills programs. Please see the website for all services.
- Beaches Community Healthcare
- Case Management
- Children's Program
- Emergency Shelter
- Food Services
- GED and Other Educational Services
- Health Services
- Job Services
- Street Outreach (HOPE)