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Employment Assistance and Job Training

FoodShare Employment and Training

The FoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program is a voluntary employment assistance and job training program which offers FoodShare recipients free services to build or strengthen job skills and find employment. Participants can get help with creating a resume, practicing interview skills and finding job leads through the FSET program. Assistance may also be offered in the form of help with taking classes needed for a GED or English as a Second Language. Costs for transportation and child care while participants look for a job, go to training or go to school may be covered through FSET.

FoodShare Employment and Training

NorthCentral Independent Living Program

Independent Living (IL) services are provided to youth who are likely to age out of home care by the age of 18 or older. These emerging adults will be provided IL services by their county social worker(s) as well as our IL coordinators, which will be a bridged transition for IL services. Wood County/CW Solutions utilizes a Family Systems, Strengths-Based and Trauma-Informed Care approach with youth.

NorthCentral Independent Living Program

Brighter Futures Initiative LEO (Life Ecology Organization) Program

The LEO (Life Ecology Organization) Program is an energetic and engaging 10-session engaging program for youth ages 14-21 in Wood County. LEO explores how the human brain works and why our brain is not really prepared for the challenges of today’s world. The LEO’s program teaches critical tools and strategies to use different parts of your brain to achieve lower stress, better memory, more creativity and most importantly, resiliency! Participants of the program report improved quality of life, less anxiety and depression, leadership when problem solving, clarity of thinking, and even optimism for the future. SIMPLY PUT, you are investing in your personal success when you join the LEO movement!

Brighter Futures Initiative LEO (Life Ecology Organization) Program