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Programs & Partner Programs

                                     STRIVE CT

Career Resources (CRI) offers job seekers throughout Connecticut the training, support, and resources needed to become employed and succeed in the workforce. STRIVE help’s people acquire the life-changing skills and attitudes needed to overcome challenging circumstances, find sustained employment, and become valuable contributors to their families, their employers, and their communities.

What STRIVE Offers

  • Job readiness training and certificates
  • Job placement assistance
  • Stackable employability credentials
  • Customer service and professional development preparation
  • Mentorship and continued education guidance
  • Wrap around support services
  • Note: Class are offered monthly

Who STRIVE Serves

STRIVE Affiliates, including Career Resources in Bridgeport, Hartford,  New Haven CT & Waterbury, has served over 4000 participants

  • Justice involved youth and young adults
  • Adults
  • Formerly incarcerated
  • Individuals who have been disconnected from the workforce – whether through lay-offs or incarceration, military service or personal troubles
  • Anyone with the right attitude towards learning and personal change

Our Strategy

Recruit

 

Intake

 

Assessments (TABE/CASAS)

 

Community Engagement

Train

 

Envision the future

 

Career exploration

Connect

 

Internship

 

Job placement

 

Secondary education

Support

 

 

Retention services

 

Follow-up services

 

STRIVE refreshers

 

Program Goals:

Program Overview
Week 1 – Experiential Self-Discovery
Week 2 – Developing Professional Skills
Week 3 – Ready for Work

 

Our Graduates will:

 

1.Demonstrate a commitment to the signature STRIVE simulated workplace-environment, its rules and regulations.

 

2.Model perseverance and determination in their active pursuit to attain economic self-sufficience.

 

3.Practice, demonstrate, and project positive resilience.

 

4.Recognize their own capacity to overcome risk and adversity to rebuild their lives

 

 How We Can Partner:

 

     

         1. Visit us at one of our program sites

 

        2. Invite STRIVE to be a part of your program offering to your participants. 

 

         3. Test drive STRIVE for a free half day or full day training. 

 

        4.  Refer your clients

STRIVE Connecticut Team

Hartford, CT 

Katisha Tucker- Program Director
Career Resources Inc.
STRIVE Future Leaders
20-28 Sargeant St. 2nd floor
Hartford, CT 06105
Main-860.560.0351
Direct- 860.904.6649
www.careerresources.org

STRIVE Waterbury (Fresh Start Program)

77 Bishop St.
Waterbury, CT

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STRIVE Bridgeport (STRIVE Core Program)
350 Fairfield Ave.
Bridgeport, CT
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STRIVE New Haven (STRIVE Future Leaders)
746 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT
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