Job Readiness 1

Providing opportunities and support for adults to obtain and retain employment

Breakthrough’s job readiness program provides education and job skill training in order to eliminate the barriers to obtaining and retaining a job, so that adults can move from crisis to stability. The program offers career planning, adult literacy, resume building, mock interviewing, work experience, and connection with employers. Breakthrough’s program partners with the Department of Human Services, CTA’s Second Chance Program, and a number of Chicagoland employers.

Impact

100

people served

58%

of participants find employment

57%

of participants retained employment

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Developing Skills, Chasing Goals 2

Developing Skills, Chasing Goals

When Employment Coordinator Kajaria Johnson begins the intake process, she asks basic questions about a participant’s background and situation.


Men's Center

402 N St Louis

Intake/ Support Center HoursMonday-Friday, 9am-3pmexcept 3rd Tuesdays and major holidaysNotary available

Women's Center

3330 W Carroll Ave

Intake/ Support Center HoursMonday-Friday, 9am-3pmexcept 3rd Tuesdays and major holidaysNotary available

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