Integrity Transformations Community Development Corporation recently received $10,000 from the Wells Fargo Foundation to support workforce development through Westside Works' programmatic efforts. The funds will assist Westside Works toward providing four levels of service to residents in the 30314 and 30318 zip codes:
- Assessing and addressing participants' barriers to employment
- Providing industry-driven training and industry-recognized credentials in high-demand sectors
- Opening doors to long-term employment and living wage careers with Atlanta's top employers through strategic partnerships
- On-going follow-up and support after job placement through case management services
Westside Works is a community-based workforce readiness program that creates employment opportunities and job training for residents of the Westside community, including Vine City, English Avenue, Castleberry Hill and other contiguous neighborhood. Westside Works training programs focus on Automotive Maintenance and Repair, Construction, Culinary Arts, Healthcare, Information Technology, Childcare and Office Operations.