“I’m actually on the path that I’m supposed to take, the one God created me for. I wanted to do it in high school or right after, but I didn’t have the support. This is preparing me for my next step, which is going to be surgical tech school.” – Wendy Ross, Women’s Recovery Program
“I roll silverware now because I don’t have to walk too much. … They delegate with dignity; it isn’t some kind of personal contest.” – Joseph, after he hurt his ankle
“The Employment Ready Program benefited me in many ways. It got my confidence up. It got me on my own from being homeless, and it got me stronger in my faith. … It’s made me a man that I never knew I was.”
– Brian Watson, Employment Training Opportunity participant
Stephanie finished her GED tests in the recovery program, and now she’s looking forward to pursuing her college degree.
Mike Gonzalez, who recently finished Men's Recovery, is now a press operator at Able Label, and he loves it. “I get to move around, be loud, talk to myself.” And that’s a big deal for Mike, who struggles with anxiety issues. “My boss tells me almost every day how glad he is that I’m there and what a great job I’m doing.”