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Stories by topic: Workforce Supports & Employment

  • The City Mission Cuyahoga

    They [our clients] are able to better parent, they’re able to maintain employment, and that’s really our goal – to help our clients to move to a place of self-sufficiency

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  • Walter Huckabee Hamilton

    I came to the Freestore the first year it was open. I was out of work, I had just gotten laid off and I had five kids.

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  • Kathy Cotman Cuyahoga

    Without these programs, I would be isolated in a nursing home, and cut off from involvement in society which all of us are entitled to.

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  • Elizabeth Cuyahoga

    Now I’m able to give something back. I do volunteer work…so that I can help other women empower themselves.

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  • Shelley is a person with a significant mobility disability and has been able to be a contributing member of society because she receives long-term care services through the Ohio Home Care Waiver (Medicaid) and personal care assistance from the Rehabilitation Services Commission.

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  • In 2004, due to complications from her mental illness, Jennifer could no longer work…

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  • Lisa Franklin

    Taking the burden of housing off of us right now has enabled me to make another home for my children so that eventually we’ll be able to get back out and independently survive again.

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  • James Hamilton

    James had a good job as a food processor, but when the recession hit, he lost this position.

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  • Latoya Hubbard Hamilton

    As a struggling new mother, Latoya Hubbard was referred to Community Link for help finding a work placement.

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  • Maisha Cuyahoga

    The YouthBuild program offers entry level construction training, paid work experience, GED preparation services, internship, employment, and post-secondary education opportunities to help participants meet their employment goals.

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  • Roger Monk Franklin

    After being homeless for almost 25 years, Roger is now able to get the medical attention he needs and is getting an apartment and job training.

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