Homeless Employment Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.3050

    Programs that provide comprehensive assessment, ongoing case management, work readiness, job training, job development, job placement services, post-placement follow-up and/or supportive services that are tailored to the specific needs of homeless individuals who need assistance preparing for, finding and retaining paid employment. Many programs specifically target outreach and enrollment efforts on homeless individuals or specific groups within the homeless population (e.g., homeless veterans, homeless youth, homeless individuals with serious mental illness, permanent supportive housing residents); and some partner with other organizations working with people who are homeless such as local mental health agencies; the administrative agency for the local Workforce Investment Board; one-stop career centers; community-based nonprofit vocational rehabilitation agencies; case management organizations; housing agencies; and the local public housing authority.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    (Denver Day Works) - Denver Human Services (DHS)Provides a supported work program designed to provide a low-to no-barrier work experience for people throughout the city who are experiencing homelessness, while also connecting participants to supportive services such as food, shelter and other necessities. Participant must attend an orientation. Orientations are held on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. Held at Bayaud Enterprises 333 W. Bayuad Ave. Denver, CO 80223 Denver CountyDenver Human Services (DHS)Denver Human Services (DHS)
    Employment Training - Belay EnterprisesProvides job-training and supportive services such as life skills training and case management for individuals rebuilding lives from addiction, homelessness and prison, or who are experiencing barriers to employment. Denver CountyBelay EnterprisesBelay Enterprises
    Job Training and Support Services - Mile High WorkShopProvides a job training program that can last between 3 and 9 months, based on the needs and skills of the individual. This includes paid training in one or more of the following production areas including: - Sewing - Woodworking - Laser etching/cutting - General assembly - Packaging and fulfillment services All skills taught have been selected to ensure that they are within areas of high demand in the current job market and are easily transferable to other positions. In addition to hard job skills, the program also provides the following services: - Case Management - Support Counseling - Resource connection - Goal creation - Help with soft skills (advocacy, conflict resolution, interview skills, and more)Arapahoe CountyMile High WorkShopMile High WorkShop

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