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Training, Jobs & Supportive Services

Training, Jobs & Support Services

Community Access

Community Access offers personalized training that focuses on our strengths, interests and needs of getting a job in the community

Supporting individuals to take that next step on their career path.

Community based training designed for you! We will work with you to build your confidence.Goodwill’s Community Access provides community-based training that’s personalized to individuals' job goals and encompasses strengths, interests and needs. Together, we’ll work on their social skills, job-readiness and independence.  We’ll connect them to their community and resources to get them that next job of their choice. Training stages that build confidence and ability to take on a new job:

  • Discovery process and job exploration to find out about skills and interests
  • Individualized training: communication skills, positive attitude, self-image
  • Resume development and interview skills
  • Volunteer or internship opportunities to practice skills in the community
  • Application to Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) with support from us throughout referral process
  • Job Club that offers weekly workshops and peer learning and connection

Eligibility

  • Personal goal of community employment
  • 18 years of age or older

Funding Sources

Milwaukee County Department of Family Care, Care Wisconsin, IRIS, Public Schools or Private Pay

Service Delivery

Program is part-time, offered Monday through Friday during the day. Individuals receive services typically 6-8 hours per week. Instructors train people in pairs.

Service Area

Services are offered on the north and south side of Milwaukee County.

Contact our Intake Coordinator at (855) 455-1110 to make a referral or for more information.

WISCONSIN
Mission Support Center
Tel: (414) 847-4200

James O. Wright Center forWork & Training
Tel: (414) 353-6400

ILLINOIS
Metropolitan Chicago -
Administration
Tel: (312) 994-1440