Kathy

Sep 21, 2015

Graduate Story

TE’s PACE Program: Richard’s Story

In February 2020, Richard returned home. He moved into transitional housing at Harbor Light and began career readiness training with them. “I knew I needed to get a job,” Richard said. But getting a job with barriers such as a record is tough…getting a job with a record during a pandemic? Uncharted territory. While completing…

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Kathy

“Towards Employment is no-nonsense preparation for the workplace.” Kathy needed a fresh start after spending years as her mother’s full-time caretaker; 57 years old and with 10 years out of the workforce, she faced significant challenges including no experience with online job searches and applications. Kathy applied for WorkAdvance, a regional initiative led by Towards Employment that provides…

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