The ELEVATE Program of Beyond Emancipation is a supported employment program for young adults ages 18-24 with experience in the foster care or juvenile justice systems. They work with local employers to connect young people to jobs in a variety of industries. They have worked with employers such as Super Juiced, Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice, Waterside Workshops, Mr. Sparkle Window Washers, Red Bay Coffee, PupTown, Reem’s, Phat Beets, OCHO Candy, and more!
The ELEVATE Program offers wage subsidies of $2250 over 6 months for hiring their young people. They offer retention and professional development support as well as other supportive services to the young person as well as performance support to the employer.
Click here for more information about their program. Please contact Caitlin Grey at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 510-667-7627 for more information or if you or someone you know is interested in becoming an ELEVATE Employer!