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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
    Career Coaching (Northeast Denver Office) - Mi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)Offers free individual career coaching appointments that include assistance with resumes, cover letters, job searching, and applications. Free job readiness and career development workshops are available throughout the year.Denver CountyNortheast Denver Office - Mi Casa Resource CenterMi Casa Resource Center (Metro Denver)
    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 Also offers utility bill assistance. The amount owed must be less than $1000. 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)
    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 and birth certificates 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 assistance, deposit assistance, and family motel vouchers.Denver CountyGathering PlaceGathering Place
    Employment Stabilization - ThriveProvides week-long employment stabilization workshops with a holistic approach to overcoming barriers and gaining long-term and full-time employment by offering job readiness training and skills development, including resume and interview assistance. Participants who complete this workshop also receive: - Employment referrals - Networking with local employer partners - Assistance in navigating community resources - Ongoing employment coaching and mentoring - Individualized assistance developing a plan for economic stabilityBoulder CountyThriveThrive
    Employment Support Program - Homeless GearHand 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 CountyHomeless GearHomeless Gear
    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
    New Horizon Vocational Center (Glenwood Springs Office) - Center for IndependenceNHVC offers people with disabilities the opportunity to build relationships, foster education and vocational skills, and to access services and support needed to sustain life and employment. Members will find opportunities in the following areas: -Job seeking assistance -Computer skills -Janitorial Services Training -Restaurant training such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, cooking, serving, safe food handling, etc. -Interpersonal skills -Resume writing, application completion, and interviewing skills -Community volunteering -Fundraising -Outreach -Transit Training -Small business skills Transportation for staff and consumers provided if needed to attend the class.Garfield CountyCenter for Independence (Glenwood Springs Office)Center for Independence
    New Horizon Vocational Center (Mesa County) - Center for IndependenceNHVC offers people with disabilities the opportunity to build relationships, foster education and vocational skills, and to access services and support needed to sustain life and employment. Members will find opportunities in the following areas: -Job seeking assistance -Computer skills -Janitorial Services Training -Restaurant training such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, cooking, serving, safe food handling, etc. -Interpersonal skills -Resume writing, application completion, and interviewing skills -Community volunteering -Fundraising -Outreach -Transit Training -Small business skillsMesa CountyCenter for Independence (Grand Junction Office)Center for Independence
    New Horizon Vocational Center (Montrose Office) - Center for IndependenceNHVC offers people with disabilities the opportunity to build relationships, foster education and vocational skills, and to access services and support needed to sustain life and employment. Members will find opportunities in the following areas: -Job seeking assistance -Computer skills -Janitorial Services Training -Restaurant training such as menu planning, budgeting, shopping, cooking, serving, safe food handling, etc. -Interpersonal skills -Resume writing, application completion, and interviewing skills -Community volunteering -Fundraising -Outreach -Transit Training -Small business skills Transportation for staff and consumers provided if needed to attend the class.Montrose CountyCenter for Independence (Montrose Office)Center for Independence
    Section 8 Housing and Community Center - Island Grove Village ApartmentsA 236-project with a Section 8 contract for low and moderate income families. The Grove Neighborhood Network is a free computer lab at Island Grove Village Apartments; it is available to residents and members of the surrounding community.Weld CountyIsland Grove Village ApartmentsIsland Grove Village Apartments
    Self-Sufficiency Assistance - Arvada Community Food BankBridges 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 CountyArvada Community Food BankArvada Community Food Bank
    Senior Employment Assistance - Senior Community Service Employment Program (SER)Provides employment and training for low income senior citizens, ages 55 and older. Participants are placed in temporary, un-subsidized and productive employment with various local non-profit organizations. Larimer CountySenior Community Service Employment Program (SER)Senior Community Service Employment Program (SER)
    Single Parent Program (Fort Collins) - Front Range Community College (Larimer County)Offers services for single parent students pursuing a certificate or degree. Services include: - Personal academic advising - Career counseling and planning - Referral and advocacy - Financial aid and scholarship information - Educational workshops and social activities - Job readiness skillsLarimer CountyFort Collins - Front Range Community College (Larimer County)Front Range Community College (Larimer County)
    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 4 - 12 month faith-based transitional program that provides the following supportive services through a case manager: - Room and Board - Life Skills classes on Addictions and Finances - Employment ReadinessLarimer CountyFort Collins - Denver Rescue MissionDenver Rescue Mission
    Workforce Center (Rangely) - Colorado Workforce CenterProvides the following employment-related services: - Labor market exchange - Job placement - Job training - Internet access - Resume assistance - Aptitude testing - Career interests and skills assessments - Preparation for GED - ESL classes - Information on schools and training programs - Assistance finding child care - Access to job listingsRio Blanco CountyRangely - Colorado Department of Labor and EmploymentColorado Department of Labor and Employment
    Workforce 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 assistanceDenver CountyMain Office - Focus Points Family Resource CenterFocus Points Family Resource Center

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