The training department serves as the bridge for individuals to acquire a skill that will result in a livable wage career.
Word of Hope is funded by the U.S. Department of Labor that provides specialized skill training, job placement, mentoring, case management, and career focused counseling for returning citizens. Qualifying participants must have a minimum of one moth up to 9 months remaining on sentencing, preferable under supervision for a minimum of 6 months, and have no prior history of committing any violent or sexual crime.
Word of hope also receives funding from state and city entities for residents in certain promised zones. Partnered with schools like MATC (Milwaukee Area Technical College), WCS and other educational training institutions, we are able to offer certified training opportunities in fields such as Carpentry, Welding, CNC, Hospitality, Brick Laying, etc.