HOPE ProgramThe HOPE Program (Having the Opportunity to Prepare for Employment) is an award-winning Saint Raphael's initiative that provides training, education and counseling to adults who are making the transition from welfare to work. Iniitially targeted to women, the program now includes men. More than 100 adults have graduated from the program since its launch in 1996.
Participants receive classroom training and one-on-one mentoring on topics such as interviewing, resume preparation, time management and customer services, and are taught about workplace diversity and meeting employer expectations.
For more information, please call (203) 789-4156.