Emergence serves young men between the ages of 16-25 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.

·     Education and Career Planning

·     Social and Emotional Learning

·     Cognitive Behavioral Intervention

·     Mindfulness Education

·     Financial Education and Asset Building

·     Justice Engagement Education

·     Mental Health and Substance Use Education

Student Assistance Fund

The student assistance fund provides emergency financial assistance and resource referrals to members who are enrolled in an education or job training program. Available funds will assist with rent, mortgage, books, food, clothing, utilities, transportation, graduation fees and balances that present as barriers to graduation.


  1. Current resident of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County

  2. Enrolled in an accredited education or job training program, located in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County 

  3. Experiencing a financial crisis in the areas of: housing, education, food and transportation

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