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Adams County Workforce & Business Center

Meet Paola

Workforce Challenge

Paola is 18 years old and had just graduated from high school. when her father moved back to Florida, she was living with her step mother, but they were struggling and didn't get along very well. Paola was seeking to receive assistance with post secondary training or a work experience.

Workforce Solution

Paola was referred to the Youth Program at Adams County. The intake staff was able to rush her file through and have her come in and meet with her case manager within three days. She met with the Business Development Representative and together they decided that she would complete a work experience with MSU, which was the choice of school that she decided that she wanted to attend in the fall. She was able to start her work experience that following week and will be starting school in August.

Outcomes & Benefits

Since being enrolled, the youth program has been able to assist Paola with bus passes so that she can get to and from her work experience. Paola is doing a great job in her work experience and has been learning new skills everyday. The program will also be able to financially assist her so that she can start classes in August. She will continue to receive the assistance and support from her case manager to complete her goals.

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