Community Action Agency, Getting Ahead/Staying Ahead

Address

309 Office Plaza Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 222-2043 x110

http://capitalareacommunityactionagency.com

AKA:

CACAA; Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World

Description:

*Two Components:
*Getting Ahead: 15 week class meets once a week in a relaxed discussion type atmosphere
*For people living in poverty or just getting by day to day, enables participants to assess their current situation and figure out what needs to be done to achieve a better future
*Participants set attainable goals
*Staying ahead: After completing 15 week class, each participant is paired with 2 mentors who meet regularly for about 6 months to advise, counsel and encourage
*Program works closely with Career Source, TCC and Lively Vocational School and has funds to pay for tuition, books, job training, childcare on a case by case basis
*Case managers help facilitate connection with education and job training
*Call for more information about class dates and times
*Persons interested in becoming a mentor may fill out an application on website or call

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

August 19, 2020

Address Listings

Mailing

309 Office Plaza Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Physical (Primary)

309 Office Plaza Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 222-2043 x110

Economic Self Sufficiency Programs

Description

*Two Components:
*Getting Ahead: 15 week class meets once a week in a relaxed discussion type atmosphere
*For people living in poverty or just getting by day to day, enables participants to assess their current situation and figure out what needs to be done to achieve a better future
*Participants set attainable goals
*Staying ahead: After completing 15 week class, each participant is paired with 2 mentors who meet regularly for about 6 months to advise, counsel and encourage
*Program works closely with Career Source, TCC and Lively Vocational School and has funds to pay for tuition, books, job training, childcare on a case by case basis
*Case managers help facilitate connection with education and job training
*Call for more information about class dates and times
*Persons interested in becoming a mentor may fill out an application on website or call

Hours

8am-5pm, (Closed Noon-2pm), M-F; Office hours; Meeting times vary

Required Documents

Call

Eligibility

Anyone over 18 who lives in the Big Bend area and meets low income guidelines

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call or fill out application on website

Languages

English

Service Area

Leon County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Wakulla County, Liberty County, Franklin County, Madison County, Taylor County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Franklin County
      • Gadsden County
        • Jefferson County
          • Leon County
            • Liberty County
              • Madison County
                • Taylor County
                  • Wakulla County
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PH-2360.2000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                  Employment Preparation

                  Description

                  *Two Components:
                  *Getting Ahead: 15 week class meets once a week in a relaxed discussion type atmosphere
                  *For people living in poverty or just getting by day to day, enables participants to assess their current situation and figure out what needs to be done to achieve a better future
                  *Participants set attainable goals
                  *Staying ahead: After completing 15 week class, each participant is paired with 2 mentors who meet regularly for about 6 months to advise, counsel and encourage
                  *Program works closely with Career Source, TCC and Lively Vocational School and has funds to pay for tuition, books, job training, childcare on a case by case basis
                  *Case managers help facilitate connection with education and job training
                  *Call for more information about class dates and times
                  *Persons interested in becoming a mentor may fill out an application on website or call

                  Hours

                  8am-5pm, (Closed Noon-2pm), M-F; Office hours; Meeting times vary

                  Required Documents

                  Call

                  Eligibility

                  Anyone over 18 who lives in the Big Bend area and meets low income guidelines

                  Fees

                  None

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call or fill out application on website

                  Languages

                  English

                  Service Area

                  Leon County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Wakulla County, Liberty County, Franklin County, Madison County, Taylor County

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                  • Florida
                    • Franklin County
                      • Gadsden County
                        • Jefferson County
                          • Leon County
                            • Liberty County
                              • Madison County
                                • Taylor County
                                  • Wakulla County
                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-2000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                  Job Finding Assistance

                                  Description

                                  *Two Components:
                                  *Getting Ahead: 15 week class meets once a week in a relaxed discussion type atmosphere
                                  *For people living in poverty or just getting by day to day, enables participants to assess their current situation and figure out what needs to be done to achieve a better future
                                  *Participants set attainable goals
                                  *Staying ahead: After completing 15 week class, each participant is paired with 2 mentors who meet regularly for about 6 months to advise, counsel and encourage
                                  *Program works closely with Career Source, TCC and Lively Vocational School and has funds to pay for tuition, books, job training, childcare on a case by case basis
                                  *Case managers help facilitate connection with education and job training
                                  *Call for more information about class dates and times
                                  *Persons interested in becoming a mentor may fill out an application on website or call

                                  Hours

                                  8am-5pm, (Closed Noon-2pm), M-F; Office hours; Meeting times vary

                                  Required Documents

                                  Call

                                  Eligibility

                                  Anyone over 18 who lives in the Big Bend area and meets low income guidelines

                                  Fees

                                  None

                                  Intake Procedure

                                  Call or fill out application on website

                                  Languages

                                  English

                                  Service Area

                                  Leon County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Wakulla County, Liberty County, Franklin County, Madison County, Taylor County

                                  Geography Served

                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

                                  • Florida
                                    • Franklin County
                                      • Gadsden County
                                        • Jefferson County
                                          • Leon County
                                            • Liberty County
                                              • Madison County
                                                • Taylor County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (ND-3500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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