Transitional Housing Based around Employment
Many motivated and hardworking individuals who we work with are faced with a lack of basic resources such as transportation, professional attire, and access to adequate shelter during the beginning of their journey. In the first month of the Coronavirus outbreak, SJW assisted 231 individuals obtain employment. Without shelter, these newly hired individuals will lose their jobs and remain in a vicious cycle of short-term employment followed again by continued homelessness. In response to this, SJW established our Workforce Villages program, creating innovation within our space to ensure that work truly can be the solution to ending homelessness for those who want to work and simply need a hand up.
Building a Foundation for Employment
All participants in our Workforce Villages Program receive all the resources we provide, as well as the following: