Community Action Agency, Getting Ahead

Address

309 Office Plaza Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32301

(850) 222-2043

http://capitalareacommunityactionagency.com

AKA:

CACAA

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 30, 2021

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, listen for program prompt

(850) 222-2043

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

Geography Served

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

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

              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

              Geography Served

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

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

                          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

                          Geography Served

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

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

                                      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

                                      Geography Served

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

                                      • Florida
                                        • Franklin County
                                          • Gadsden County
                                            • Jefferson County
                                              • Leon County
                                                • Liberty County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (DM-6500) and related services within the Service Tree.

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