Goodwill Industries of Michiana, Inc.
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Goodwill Industries of Michiana works to strengthen communities by empowering individuals and families through education, training and job placement. Goodwill strives to recognize individual potential, break through barriers, and connect people to a job that provides not only an income, but purpose, empowerment, belonging, freedom, and hope. Services include case management, assessments, classes, paid work experience, hard skills training, job coaching, job search assistance. job placement, and job retention. Local programs include Community Career Centers and Goodwill Works, assisting with the job search process, connecting with businesses, and providing employee development and work experience. 2nd Chance @ Work assists ex-offenders to build skills to re-enter the workforce. Nurse Family Partnership pairs nurses with first-time moms to promote a healthy pregnancy and develop life skills. Ability First provides vocational rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities. Out of School Youth provides services including career exploration, job training, and job placement services. SCSEP provides individuals 55 and older an opportunity to gain job skills and work experience. Group Violence Intervention provides peer support, work experience, and job placement to individuals at risk for gun violence. The Excel Center is a tuition-free adult high school that provides classwork and support for adults to earn an Indiana Core 40 diploma and post-secondary credentials.
Money raised through Give Local will be used to provide hard-skills training to participants, enabling them to obtain higher-paying jobs in the community, raising the skill level of our local workforce.
All donations made to Goodwill Industries of Michiana, whether financial contributions or used goods for the retail stores, goes toward services for individuals living in Northern Indiana communities. Every dollar, every T-shirt, every crockpot, every loveseat, every used car... benefits friends and neighbors close to you.
1805 W. Western Ave.
South Bend, IN 46619