Similar to the strategy of hiring those experiencing homelessness, providing job training for them also empowers and lends a sense of agency to an otherwise seemingly out-of-control situation. Those experiencing homelessness do not always have the right skills to match available jobs, and sometimes need assistance developing the life skills needed to reliably hold a job – and so job training programs help them overcome these challenges. The most effective job training programs not only provide professional skills, but are paired with life skills development training and job placement assistance to ensure that they have the right skills and get connected to opportunities — and are able to succeed in those job placements long-term.
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