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Forward Life Impact (FLI)

Life & Employment Skills Training

The Forward Life Impact (FLI) program provides life and employment skills to youth facing employment barriers. In addition, youth are eligible to participate in a work experience placement.

As part of the training, youth will receive an allowance equivalent to minimum wage while attending workshops. The workshops are 30 hours per week for six or eight weeks.

The goal of Forward Life Impact is to help youth gain employment or return to school.

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  • Ages 15 to 30
  • Currently unemployed and looking to return to work or school
  • Wanting to start your career but are facing barriers with employment
  • Needing help and don’t know where to start

If this sounds like you, please contact us!

Work experience

There is a work experience component integrated with the FLI Program.

Participants will have an opportunity to put into practice what they are learning in class. The work experience will occur in a variety of industries with the focus of skill development.

Program topics

  • Training courses (including first aid, ProServe, and other trainings as requested)
  • Career planning
  • Job search
  • Resumes, applications and cover letters
  • Goal-setting
  • Communication
  • Social skills
  • Decision making
  • Money management
  • Transportation
  • Health and nutrition
  • Landlord/tenant rights