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Success Story - ConstanceWhen first arriving at the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center, Constance was filled with uncertainty and doubt. Homeless and living in a place that provides emergency shelter services, she wondered if she would ever be able to keep a roof over her head and for her two young children, ages three and four.

With limited job skills and a high rate of unemployment all around her, she was doubtful that any employer would give her a chance. Upon arriving at Goodwill’s Workforce Connection Center, Constance knew she had come to the right place. The Goodwill Workforce Connection Center staff helped Constance to hone her capabilities, develop a resume, and access available jobs in the area. Through TalentBridge, Goodwill’s staffing and recruitment service, Constance was made aware of an administrative staff position. Before long, Constance was working at a job she loved and earning enough to get her own apartment and support her children. 

Grateful for the opportunity and with a “pay it forward” mindset, Constance now spends time volunteering at the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center during the summers, helping others see their own potential and restoring hope.

Mission Support Center
Tel: (414) 847-4200

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

Metropolitan Chicago -
Tel: (312) 994-1440