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TWO Programs, ONE Goal: Better Education and Employment

The Learning Support Resource Program supports smart, but struggling, students: APPLY NOW

This program provides funding for private evaluation, academic workshops, and cognitive therapy for school-aged students of single-parent/single-income families whose learning disabilities and developmental delays don’t meet the mandatory requirements for support by their school and whose care isn’t covered by medical insurance.

The Continuing Education/Tuition Assistance Program (CETAP) supports workforce development to strengthen families and our community: APPLY NOW

We provide funding for single-parent students attending a trade/technical school, college, or university. In addition, this program provides funds to pay for professional fees that help alleviate other barriers to continuing education and employment.

LSRP: Who are our clients?

Jesse’s mother was at her wits’ end. She knew her second-grade son was having difficulties in school — his teacher had suggested that she get Jesse tested in reading because he was at least a grade level behind the class. He struggled over words that his little sister was already reading with ease, and he had trouble copying math problems off of the board and writing columns of numbers when practicing addition… (source)

Our clients are kids who are SMART, but struggle in school.  Their learning differences/disabilities are often masked by average or above-average achievement in certain areas, so they don’t qualify for in-school support.  We provide funding for kids who need help with:

  • Visual processing
  • Auditory processing
  • Reading comprehension
  • Language processing
  • Math computation

Qualifications to apply:

  • Enrolled in school, grades K-12, and struggling academically;
  • Resident of Western PA;
  • Denied special education support in school.

Click here to submit the application for assistance for learning support for kids.  We will contact you for an interview.

CETAP: Who are our clients?

Jimmy is the working parent of 3 boys.   Discharged from the Army, he struggled to find work at a family-sustaining wage, because he is physically unable to perform the job duties he trained for while in the service.  The local veteran support agencies are out of funding.  Jimmy needs to learn a skill/trade so that he may work to support his family. 

Our clients are single parents who are working to make better livelihoods and build healthier households for themselves and their children. We provide funding for:

  • Tuition at 2-year and 4-year accredited colleges and universities
  • Tuition for vocational and technical school
  • Fees for professional licenses and certifications
  • Fees for continuing education credits to renew professional licenses
  • Fees for books and supplies

 Qualifications to apply:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Resident of Western PA
  • Single parent with school-aged children living at home.

Click here to complete and submit the application for education and employment support for adults.  We will contact you for an interview.