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WOMEN WHO DESERVE A CHANCE AT REACHING THEIR REAL POTENTIAL
Homegirl Industry Offers Options We offer options that will create self-sufficiency, breaking the cycle of foster youth alumni having children who also end up in foster care. Our homegirls enter our program setting a unique education goal. We offer a GED program with a hands-on instructor. Options such as, online IT careers, trade careers, college programs in nursing or computer technology & military careers, are a few options we explore.
Aged-out foster youth who have no home
Foster Youth Alumni Challenges
-Unstable housing or homelessness
-Lack of adequate elementary & secondary education.
-Lack of employment & job training
-Physical & behavioral health issues
-Lack of access to health care
-Justice system involvement
-Lack of social connections
We address these challenges so that program graduates have an improved chance of continuous lifelong happiness & success.
THOSE WHO HAVE THE WILL AND APTITUDE WITHOUT A SUPPORT SYSTEM
We Provide the Needed Support
The young women admitted to live work & study in our program have a strong desire to help themselves. We provide the needed resources.
-Special Tutoring Support
- Creative outlets
opportunities for realizing self-sufficiency
Homegirls can earn wages & receive job skills training at our open-to-the public restaurant. This will be located on the ground floor of the 3-story Chateau Juliet. Built in 1915, Chateau Juliet was once a hotel. Formerly known as Hotel Wilson, it's on the Alabama Registry of Historical Landmarks, Chateau Juliet, will contain the housing facility, located on the second and third floors, accessed through a private entrance facing south & also, a restaurant, on the ground floor with an entrance on 2nd Avenue
a stable place to live, grow, & thrive
Our facility is within the city limits of Clanton. The 3-story, 1915, registered, historic hotel, now renamed Chateau Juliet, will be renovated with 30 single apartments for our beneficiaries, There will also be 2 apartments for live-in staff and 2 for revolving college students, interning for credit. Down the street, flex-space warehouses will provide space for, drama & art therapy, fitness, our GED program, & more. This space will be used for our own fund-raising & to rent to others in order to generate operational program revenue.