Making It Work (MIW) Program
Is a five-week job readiness program for Food Supplement Program (formerly Food Stamps) recipients.
Aims to prepare participants for work by providing assessment, adult education, enhancing job search skills, effective interviewing strategies and encouraging effective communication.
Provides each participant with a coordinator who assists by providing referrals to outside agencies, identifying goals for the future, and working on strategies to achieve these goals.
Offers bus tokens, job placement assistance and on-site child care for ages six weeks - four years.
Classes are held Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Young Parent Support Center located at 201 Back River Neck Road in Essex.
Orientation takes place on Mondays, which is required prior to starting the program.
Revised January 10, 2014