WorkNet, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation founded in 2000 in
Our agency has maintained nationally recognized best practices in its operations by adhering to professional standards, requiring staff credentialing, recruiting experienced consultants and seeking and securing continuing education opportunities for personnel. WorkNet is located along a major coastal thoroughfare and is easily accessible by public transportation thereby creating ideal user-friendly conditions for our targeted clientele.
WorkNet provides a diverse range of services through direct delivery or through inter-agency referral and collaboration. Assistance with the following transitional needs have been identified over time by our past and present clientele as necessary for their transitional success: Transportation, Child Care, Interview Clothing, Work Clothing, Work Tools, Education Upgrades, Vocational Counseling, Personal Counseling, Legal Clearances, Civil Document Restoration, Financial Counseling, Housing Mentoring, and Health Care Referral. Successfully anticipating the critical needs of our clients has allowed us to be proactive and responsive to each client’s needs.
To initiate the working relationship with prospective clients, an initial battery of assessments is administered using our own proven instruments. The assessments and subsequent profiles enhance the determination of appropriate services subsequently emphasized as a part of each participant’s program development and goals. Areas of assessment include, but are not limited to, substance use risk, criminal thinking influence, criminal conduct risk, and employability factors. Our services are delivered through various training venues such as group sessions, individual counseling, training seminars and/or case management; depending on predetermined client need. Participants will generally receive between 12 to 24 hours of services, depending on their assessment outcomes and profiles. As a result of their successful completion of Pre-employment training and personalized services, participants will then be transitioned into Job Development and Placement services.
It is the primary mission of the organization to prepare our clients to develop and sustain a self-sufficient lifestyle through gainful employment opportunities that support housing, basic needs and personal growth.