Emergence serves young men between the ages of 14-25 and their families. Applicants must be justice involved, reside in an economically distressed area, or an unaccompanied homeless youth. Individuals will enroll in an education program (certificate, 2-year or 4-year program) and receive intensive wrap around services tailored to create paths to success.
Males between the ages of 14-25
Resident of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County
Receive a household income less than 185% of the U.S. Poverty Income Guidelines. If your household qualifies for Medicaid, Work First, or Food Stamp services you automatically meet the income requirements.
Willing to complete a needs assessment and work with a Life Strategy Navigator on completing structured goals and increasing earned income.
Willing to enroll in a post-secondary education or certification program (GED and/or literacy assistance will be available)
Willing to participate in financial and life strategy intensive courses