• Economic Mobility

    Moving people out of poverty and into living wage employment.

  • education and training

    The poverty rate in Dallas is the third highest in the country and considered one of its top challenges. Community Council of Greater Dallas believes access to education and employment opportunities for people with disadvantaged backgrounds is a major component to the solution, as well as providing some financial assistance during a training program to better ensure your graduation and later job placement.

  • MINIMUM WAGE IS NOT A LIVING WAGE.

    Would you like to further your education, acquire new skills, earn a degree or certification, and receive job placement assistance?

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    Enroll

    When you enroll in the Workforce Development program, you will be paired with a dedicated case manager.

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    Case Management

    Your case manager will assist you with tuition and budgeting. Other financial assistance will depend on funding.

    3

    EDUCATION & TRAINING

    Our program offers serveral

    certification and career training programs that can help you with finding careers in:

    HVAC | Nursing | PCT | CDL | Radiology | Nuclear Medicine Funeral Director

    4

    Living Wage Jobs

    Careers opportunities after enrolling in our program include:

    Engineering Technology | CompTIA A+ | CTFL certification

    Robotics Technician | CCNA | CNA | Forklift Certification

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    case management & advocacy

    How do i become a case managed client?

    • Meet all eligibility requirements
    • Attend an in-person workshop at Community Council of Greater Dallas.
    • Email Israel Warren to sign up for workshops at iwarren@ccadvance.org and copy cmecononomicmobility@ccadvance.org.
    • Complete assigned training in LMS
    • Interview with a case manager

    What is required of a customer when they enroll in case management?

    To be a good candidate for case management, a customer must:

    • have a driver’s license or state ID
    • be willing to attend mandatory workshops
    • be willing to meet with a case manager monthly
    • complete all requested assignments
    • have a stable living environment
    • and the ability to commence employment immediately after graduation of training program
    • must be willing to submit proof of income for 90 days post hire
      Space for case management is limited. Professional behavior, communication, and presentation is expected from all customers.
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    how can community council help?

    Our program offers a variety of services such as:

    • Job placement assistance
    • Job skills training/resume development
    • Education and tuition assistance
    • Financial literacy education
    • Soft skills training

    Interested? Check your eligibilty under our income guidelines.

  • FAQs

  • client survey

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