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    Taxonomy Code: ND-2000.6500-360

    Programs that provide individual or group training for people who want to learn the behaviors and techniques that are required for job retention. The training addresses regular attendance, punctuality, appropriate dress, adapting to supervision, employee rights and responsibilities and other similar topics. Included are job readiness programs for people who are seeking employment and postemployment programs that help people keep their job.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adult Education (Alton Street) - Asian Pacific Development CenterProvides morning, afternoon and evening classes for adult immigrants and refugees. Classes are approximately two hours long, held 3 - 4 times a week, on the following topics: - ESL: providing a sequence for gaining the English language and literacy skills needed for life, work, and civic engagement. - Adult Basic Education (ABE)/Adult Secondary Education (ASE): prepares students for high school equivalency exams such as the GED. - Citizenship (no cost): prepares individuals for naturalization, and includes periodic citizenship application workshops. - Computer: practices typing, creating documents, reading and sending e-mails, and using the internet. - Career Pathways: focuses on developing a career plan, gaining the English needed for a particular career track, and obtaining or improving employment. - Vocational Training at Providers' Resource Clearinghouse: offers individualized job training and case management that leads to employment for students with disabilities. Adams CountyAlton Street - Asian Pacific Development CenterAsian Pacific Development Center
    Case Management - Salvation Army - Pueblo CountyCase management for families in need. Working on budgeting, job skills, resumes, helping to sustain self-sufficiency.Pueblo CountySalvation Army - Pueblo CountySalvation Army - Pueblo County
    Center for Family Opportunity (McGlone Academy) - Center for Family Opportunity (CFO)Provides the following classes to individuals ages 16 and older: - English as a Second Language (ESL) - GED (English and Spanish available) - Financial Empowerment - Workforce Development - Citizenship Classes - Early Childhood Education - Parent to Paraprofessional Program - Play and Learn Program - Mental Health Case Management Free child care is available during all classes. Schedule varies depending on the semester.Denver CountyCenter for Family Opportunity (CFO)Center for Family Opportunity (CFO)
    Community Classes - Center for Family Opportunity (CFO)Provides the following classes and services to individuals ages 16 and older: - English as a Second Language (ESL) - GED (English and Spanish available) - Financial Empowerment - Workforce Development - Citizenship Classes - Early Childhood Education - Parent to Paraprofessional Program - Play and Learn Program - Mental Health Case Management Free child care is available during all classes. Schedule varies depending on the semester.Denver CountyCenter for Family Opportunity (CFO)Center for Family Opportunity (CFO)
    Culinary Quick Start - Emily Griffith Technical CollegeCulinary Quick Start is a no cost 4-week program designed for job force training. Provides a fast track through the culinary basics such as knife skills, sanitation, basic cooking methods, and resume/interview classes. Provides a job fair at the end of four weeks.Denver CountyEmily Griffith Technical CollegeEmily Griffith Technical College
    Drop-In Center for Families, Single Women, and Transgender Persons - Gathering PlaceServes as a daytime drop-in center for women, children, and transgender individuals who are experiencing poverty or homelessness. Provides basic services such as: - Three daily meals - Emergency food and clothing - Hygiene supplies - Bathing and laundry facilities - Family area - Telephones - Mail - GED classes - Job readiness classes - Creative and technical writing groups - Art studio (The Card Project) - Physical and mental health services - Limited funds for Colorado IDs In addition, a Denver Department of Human Services (DHS) staff member is on site Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. to assist Denver County residents ONLY with rental and deposit assistance.Denver CountyGathering PlaceGathering Place
    Employment Stabilization - ThriveProvides an employment support program that helps people overcome barriers and work their way to self-sufficiency and stability through employment. Offers a holistic approach to healing brokenness and eliminating poverty through relationships, employment support services, and skills development. Thrive members build confidence and develop the tools they need to establish a work history, stay in a job, improve their income, and advance to economic self-sufficiency. The main entry point for Thrive is a multi-day employment workshop. During the workshop, job readiness skills including: career exploration, practice interviewing, and networking with local employers are addressed. Spiritual components are incorporated to identify barriers that may have contributed to one’s unemployment. Participants who complete this workshop also receive: - Employment referrals - Networking with local employer partners - Assistance in navigating community resources - Ongoing employment coaching and mentoring for up to 1 year - Individualized assistance developing a plan for economic stability Boulder CountyThriveThrive
    Employment Support Program - Homeward AllianceHand Up offers employment support for homeless and near-homeless job-seekers with interviews, job leads, resumes, stress management, and clothing. Hand Up also partners with businesses to – when appropriate – hire individuals in the program. Operates from the Murphy Center.Larimer CountyHomeward AllianceHomeward Alliance
    Job Assistance for Youth - Dynamic Workforce Solutions (DWFS)Dynamic Workforce Solutions is contracted by the City of Denver Office of Economic Development to provide comprehensive youth employment services. DWFS assists individuals ages 16 - 24 to become employed, find better employment, or complete an industry-specific training program, as well as the following services: - Job Readiness Training - Resume Preparation - Interview Techniques - Job Search Assistance Public computers with internet access are also available in the office for the community to use.Denver CountyDynamic Workforce Solutions (DWFS)Dynamic Workforce Solutions (DWFS)
    Job Readiness and Employment Training - Women's Bean ProjectHires women to work in the 6 to 9-month transitional employment program on a full-time basis, Monday through Friday, while providing hands-on job training through assembly of gourmet food products. Once employed, each client receives job readiness training through hands-on manufacturing work, various workshops, classes, referrals to community resources, and paid transitional employment. Once employed, each client also receives life skills training to strengthen the areas of communication, problem-solving, and goal-setting to become self-sufficient and empowered to make a better life for herself and her family.Denver CountyWomen's Bean ProjectWomen's Bean Project
    Job Readiness - Center for Work Education and EmploymentAssists low-income single families in gaining the skills and education necessary to transition off of public assistance and gain long-term employment by providing the following services: - Computer skills training - Job readiness training - GED training - Job placementDenver CountyCenter for Work Education and EmploymentCenter for Work Education and Employment
    Job Readiness (Leetsdale Dr) - African Community CenterProvides a variety of job readiness programs for refugee visa holders, including the following: - Commercial Food Safety and Service Training (CFaSST), which provides a mentorship program with DU hospitality students and on the job skills training - Supplemental Employment Services (SES), which holds a job readiness class four days a week, one-on-one appointments and job placement support - We Made This (WMT), which provides 12 weeks of sewing skills training and job readiness informationDenver CountyLeetsdale Dr - African Community CenterAfrican Community Center
    Section 8 Housing & Community Center / Island Grove Village ApartmentsProvides the following services: - Section 8 Housing - Adult GED classes - English as a Second Language (ESL) - Employment-Readiness Training - Kaleidoscope Youth ProgramWeld CountyIsland Grove Village ApartmentsIsland Grove Village Apartments
    Self-Sufficiency Assistance - Community TableBridges to Opportunity provides the following: - SNAP (Food Stamp) and public benefits application assistance - Community resources information and referral - Client computer room - Job search readiness assistance - GED PreparationJefferson CountyCommunity TableCommunity Table
    Senior Employment Assistance - Senior Community Service Employment Program (SER)Provides training for low-income senior citizens, ages 55 and older. Participants are placed in temporary, training positions with various local non-profit organizations. Larimer CountySenior Community Service Employment Program (SER)Senior Community Service Employment Program (SER)
    Small Business Development - Colorado Small Business Development CenterAssists existing and new businesses in Colorado by providing free and confidential consulting, training programs and workshops related to the following: - Job creation and retention - Securing loans - Increasing sales - Obtaining certifications and government contracts Locations available across the state.Denver CountyColorado Small Business Development CenterColorado Small Business Development Center
    Support Services for Youth (Stout St) - Urban PeakOffers education, employment, and behavioral health services to youth ages 15 - 24 who are experiencing homelessness. Staff assists with the following: - High school enrollment - On-site GED prep classes five days a week - Employment counseling - Job Readiness Training (including resume/cover letter development, interviewing skills, computer training, conflict resolution, communication, and goal setting) - Mental health and substance abuse assistance are available through referrals to partner agenciesDenver CountyStout St - Urban PeakUrban Peak
    Transitional Program (Fort Collins) - Denver Rescue MissionSteps to Success offers 3- to 10-month faith-based transitional program that provides the following supportive services through a case manager: - Room and Board - Life Skills classes on Addictions, Housing, Finances, and Employment Readiness - Our Work Dorm provides up to 4 months of free stay as full-time job workers stay and pursue housingLarimer CountyFort Collins - Denver Rescue MissionDenver Rescue Mission
    Workforce and Economic Development (Main Office) - Focus Points Family Resource CenterOffers the following services to clients in order to increase job skills and self-sufficiency: - Job training and career preparation - Small business support - Computer classes - Job search and placement assistance - Social EnterpriseDenver CountyMain Office - Focus Points Family Resource CenterFocus Points Family Resource Center

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