Joining Forces to Get Our Neighbors Employment Ready


In tandem with finding stable employment, many caregivers and heads of household are dealing with trauma and other socioemotional challenges. That is where Families First comes in. We have developed a screening tool to assess resiliency, a person’s ability to get back out there and their readiness to face life’s challenges. For some it is an immediate transition to work; however, for others there may be a need for coaching, mentoring or behavioral health services.

Building Resilience in Our Communities

For Troya Lusand Underwood Jackson, Families First Program Manager, the power of resilience to change lives is very personal.

Read April’s full Resilience Report