Supporting Employment and Self-Sufficiency
Employment & Economic Development empowers people of all ages to build skills and overcome barriers to employment and self-sufficiency. Providing employment and training services, the department helps people to experience success and provides ongoing case management, training and support as they strive to gain new credentials or move from welfare to work.
Moving People into Work
YW Works (YWW): Breaks the cycle of poverty by helping people mover from welfare to work. As a contractor of Workforce Solutions, a department of Ramsey County, YWW delivers culturally-specific employment services to African American participant of the Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP).
For more information, please call (651) 221-4680 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Building Success in the Workplace
YW Jobs (YWJ): Provides customized services and ongoing support focused on helping participants overcome barriers to obtaining and sustaining employment. Services are available to participants of YW Works and IMPACT who are in good standing, have completed prescribed work readiness training and meet work readiness indicators.
For more information, please call (651) 222-3741 or email email@example.com.
Driven to Succeed
Class A CDL Training Program: Puts people on the road to success by helping them to earn a Class A commercial driver’s license (CDL). After successfully completing training, participants are qualified for good paying jobs on road construction and heavy highway projects.
For more information, please contact LaRohn Latimer at (651) 221-0761.