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Who We Help

The Deaconess Foundation supports efforts that will address the employment challenges of distinct adult and youth populations:

Adults Who Are:

  • Chronically unemployed
  • In and out of low-wage jobs
  • Unable to move beyond a low-wage job
  • Challenged with a disability but able to get and keep a job

Youth Who Are:

  • Unable or unlikely to graduate from high school
  • Expected to graduate but are unlikely to get or keep a low-wage job or pursue additional certifications or training
  • Challenged with a disability and at risk of not graduating