Eligibility & Inquiry



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.

  1. Males between the ages of 14-25

  2. Resident of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County

  3. 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.

  4. Willing to complete a needs assessment and work with a Life Strategy Navigator on completing structured goals and increasing earned income.

  5. Willing to enroll in a post-secondary education or certification program (GED and/or literacy assistance will be available)

  6. Willing to participate in financial and life strategy intensive courses

Inquiry Form
All fields must be completed before the form can submitted. We will contact you within 24 hour to provide you with the status of your application.
Are you or any member of you household receiving government assistance or benefits? (Select all that apply)
If you checked none of the above, have you applied for any of these services?
What is your current level of education?
Are you willing to work with a Life Strategy Navigator?
Are you willing to enroll in a post-secondary education, certification or GED program?
Are you willing to participate in financial and life strategy intensive courses?

Thank You

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