Job Training Programs

Job Training & Employment Programs

Gain stability and a community of support as you learn new skills that will prepare you for new employment pathways. And we help with the challenges as well, from housing to counseling to transportation.

We help people with barriers to employment get the skills they need to begin a career.

We assist you with support services, so you can find stability and make progress.

We will be by your side every step of the way. 

Which program is right for you?

If you have dealt with poverty, addiction, homelessness or a criminal record we can help. FareStart programs are free of charge and include a variety of wraparound support including housing, food, transportation, mental health counseling and more. See which of our programs is right for you:


Food Pathways Program

For adults 18 and older, this program provides you the tools, training and support to put you on the path to employment. Up to six months of training.


Barista & Customer Service Program

For youth & young adults 15 1/2 – 24, this program teaches barista and customer service skills, job-readiness and job placement support.


Our students are successful

Last year, more than 170 people graduated from our programs, gaining the skills needed to obtain good jobs.

The FareStart Experience

What is it like to be a FareStart student or graduate? These short videos will give you a good idea of what our programs are really like, and how they can help you turn your life around.

FareStart: A Chain Reaction
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