A Road to Self-Sufficiency

A Road to Self-Sufficiency

A Road to Self-Sufficiency is a 6-month program designed to help participants to overcome barriers as they find their pathway to secure employment. The program focuses on an individual’s strengths and supports them through employment, as well as financial and wellness coaching, and is funded by the California Employment Development Department.
 
The Workforce Accelerator 10.0 program carries forward Community Action Marin’s mandate to eliminate the causes and consequences of poverty in the county. The project will be integrated with the rest of our services and programs to better steward the holistic wellbeing and socioeconomic mobility of all Marin residents. 
 
Each participant in the program will receive customized services to support their overall well-being, education and training, and employment goals.  

 

Enrollment Criteria

  • Women 18+ Living in Marin (we are a trans-inclusive program)  
  • Experiencing Homelessness or Precariously Housed 
  • Citizen or non-citizen authorized to work in the U.S.

Program Details

  • The program launched in August 2022 and we are still accepting new participants through September 23
  • Participants must attend two 1-hour monthly meetings; one is individual and one is a group workshop 
  • Potential employment is several high demand industries including  early childhood education, hospitality/food, commercial driving, medical assisting, office administration, and construction

A Road to Self-Sufficiency Benefits

$200/month for participation and attendance

Chromebook laptop on loan if needed

Stabilization Services

Health and Wellness 

 

Financial Coaching 

Support completing job training

Career Counseling 

Employment placement in a high demand industry

Frequently Asked Questions

Precariously housed or homeless can include those: 

  • Individuals with no regular place to sleep, e.g. whose primary nighttime residence that is a public or private place not designed for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings  
  • May be living in a car
  • Who share the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship 
  • That may be experiencing domestic violence or are survivors of domestic violence 

Once you complete the eligibility form you will: 

  • Hear back from Erika  Acosta, our Program Coordinator who will ask a few questions and let you know if you were accepted  into the program 
  • Refer you to others in the agency to provide any safety net or other services you might need 

Enroll Now

Enrollment is easy, simply fill out our online “A Road to Self-Sufficiency: Interest Form” below by July 27, 2022.

You may also contact Erika Acosta, Workforce Development Coordinator, at 415.526.7539 or email her by clicking the email button,