Economic Self Sufficiency Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-2360.2000

    Programs that assist low-income single parents, teen parents, displaced homemakers, public assistance recipients or other targeted individuals and families to achieve economic independence and long-term stability through an integrated group of services which may include education and job training, microenterprise development, mentoring services, life skills training, personal enrichment classes, counseling services, parenting skills development, legal assistance, housing assistance, child care and transportation assistance, information and referral and advocacy. The services may be delivered using an intensive case management model which involves assignment of a case manager, development of an individualized case plan and assessment of progress in meeting agreed upon goals and objectives.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Career Development and Job Placement - CrossPurposeOffers a one-year program every 3 months that helps individuals get on a career path through one-on-one support, education and training that will lead to earning $15/hour or more. A cash stipend is provided to cover training and education while individuals are assisted in enrolling in a job certification, apprenticeship or vocational/specialized training program. Denver CountyUpstream ImpactCrossPurpose
    Continuing Education for Parents - Community College of AuroraThe Strengthening Working Families Initiative grant (SWFI), in partnership with the US Department of Labor, allows the Community College of Aurora and Community College of Denver to help parents obtain certificates and access jobs in high-demand, high-growing career pathways in healthcare, information technology, and advance manufacturing. It also helps parents overcome child care, academic, and financial barriers. The grant coordinates services across multiple partners to help strengthen working families who want to attend college. Bridge support is also available through the grant (for those who need academic assistance prior to enrollment into certificate programs). Upon receiving a certificate, the program assists parents with job preparation and placement.Arapahoe CountyLowry Campus - Community College of AuroraCommunity College of Aurora
    Doors 2 Success - Grand Junction Housing AuthorityDoors 2 Success is “to assist Mesa County residents achieve economic independence and to empower them to stabilize and improve their lives and the lives of their children through education, training, referrals and other supportive services tailored to their individual household needs”.Mesa CountyGrand Junction Housing AuthorityGrand Junction Housing Authority
    Employment Support (Ready to Work House) - Bridge HouseReady to Work is an employment program that provides paid jobs, vocational training, support services, and stable housing to individuals re-entering the workforce. Individuals will live at the Ready to Work house for approximately one year and will be working, participating in case management, financial management, and vocational development as a condition of residency. All residents will work a minimum of 20 or 30 hours per week, attend classes, pay room and board, and participate in maintaining the building. The property will be staffed 24 hours a day, seven days per week by trained management and program personnel.Boulder CountyReady to Work - Bridge HouseBridge House
    Family Support Program - Homeless GearOne Village One Family provides a 6 month support program which helps families with upfront housing costs, life skills training, and resource referral. This program provides rental assistance, but families must apply and be accepted based on specific criteria to be offered this service. Larimer CountyHomeless GearHomeless Gear
    Financial Counseling - SERVE 6.8 Resource CenterProvides financial counseling, and appointments for legal aid and job search programs, to families and individuals to help address barriers and get then connected to resources.Larimer CountySERVE 6.8 Resource CenterSERVE 6.8 Resource Center
    General Assistance - Morgan County Family CenterMorgan CountyMorgan County Family CenterMorgan County Family Center
    Information and Referral Hotline (Main Office) - Family TreeProvides information about and referrals to the Prevention and Housing Services Program at Family Tree, following an initial assessment. Also provides referrals to emergency shelters and housing programs for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, as well as agencies that provide the following services: - Food - Clothing - Dental care - Transportation - Access to public assistance - Legal issues - Substance abuse - Holiday assistance - Domestic violence supportJefferson CountyMain Office - Family TreeFamily Tree
    Self Sufficiency Program (Fort Collins) - Catholic Charities Larimer CountyProvides a long-term shelter program for single individuals and families with children. Lengths of stay vary based on client needs and progress toward goals with a case manager (such as establishing income, savings, and housing), but can be up to four months. Breakfast (6:30 a.m.) and dinner (7 p.m.) are served daily to shelter residents. Once the shelter is full, overflow space is opened nightly, year-round. In addition, life skill classes, laundry, personal care items, and shower facilities are available. Larimer CountyFort Collins - Catholic Charities Larimer CountyCatholic Charities Larimer County
    Self-Sufficiency Program (Fort Collins) - Project Self-SufficiencyOffers assistance for single parents in the following ways: - Career planning - Adult education mapping - Career-related employment support - Development of an individualized self-sufficiency plan - Personal problem solving - Advocacy - Resources and referrals Larimer CountyFort Collins - Project Self-SufficiencyProject Self-Sufficiency
    Self-Sufficiency Program - Inn Between of LongmontProvides a self-sufficiency program that promotes stability for diverse homeless families and individuals through time-limited housing, comprehensive case management, and life skills training.Boulder CountyInn Between of LongmontInn Between of Longmont
    Self Sufficiency Program - Logan County Department of Social ServicesOffers day care assistance, cash assistance for eligible families, work programs, and employment assistance for families and individuals currently receiving services.Logan CountyLogan County - Department of Social ServicesLogan County - Department of Human Services
    Self-Sufficiency Program (Loveland) - Project Self-SufficiencyOffers assistance for single parents in the following ways: - Career planning - Adult education mapping - Career-related employment support - Development of an individualized self-sufficiency plan - Personal problem solving - Advocacy - Resources and referrals Larimer CountyLoveland - Project Self-SufficiencyProject Self-Sufficiency
    Self Sufficiency Program - Yuma County - Department of Social ServicesOffers day care and cash assistance for eligible families, as well as work programs and employment assistance for families and individuals receiving services.Yuma CountyYuma County - Department of Social ServicesYuma County - Department of Social Services
    Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) (Main Office) - Broomfield Health and Human Services DepartmentBroomfield Health and Human Services Department, in partnership with the Broomfield Housing Authority, offers a Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA). TBRA is a two-year program to provide rental assistance and supportive case management services for low-income families who qualify based on income and employment. This program is not for households who are in need of rental assistance to sustain a current lease or rental agreements.Broomfield CountyMain Office - Broomfield Health and Human Services DepartmentBroomfield Health and Human Services Department
    Transitional Services (Boulder) - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Provides federally subsidized housing and counseling services to families in need of transitional services in order to terminate an abusive relationship. Assists with: - Financial management - Conflict resolution - Resource identification - Assertiveness training - Communication and problem solving skills - Establishment of a safe, stable living environmentBoulder CountyBoulder - Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence (SPAN)

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