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CLICK HERE to download a document that contains contact information for each program.

The following partner programs have offices in the We Are HOPE, Inc. suite 124 of the Cherry Point Mall.

Forward Services          Contact: Danielle DeJardine

W-2: (Wisconsin Works) 

The W-2 Program operated by Forward Service Corporation; offers opportunities to qualified individuals who are parents and have barriers to employment, to build basic life and work skills in a supportive work-readiness and training atmosphere. Based on the development of an individualized employment plan, individuals work intensively with staff to help them meet personal challenges, build skills and move toward employment and self-sufficiency.
FSET (Food Share Employment Training)

The FSET Program operated by Forward Service Corporation; provides job placement services to adults who are receiving Food Share benefits. The services build or improve employment entry, and retention skills, and foster career development strategies to help maintain self-sufficiency and advance employment goals.  

DVR (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation)        Contact: Stacia Dick-Schuster

DVR is a program of the Department of Workforce Development and is designed to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain, maintain and improve employment. Services can include guidance and counseling, finding and keeping a job, assistive technology, training and other services, often at no charge.  


Veteran's Services
     Contact: Thomas Beverly 

Eligible veterans and qualified spouses may be able to meet with a Veteran’s Employment Representative from the Department of Workforce Development Office of Veteran’s Services for employment assistance including; job search tips/advice, cover letter/resume assistance, interview preparation/tips and referrals to other programs/services. 

Great Lakes Training and Development      Contact: Brian Ognacevic 

Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act (WIOA ADULT)      

The WIOA Program operated by ; is available for individuals interested in training or needing additional one-on-one assistance for job search. Services include; job search assistance, career and employment development planning, assessment of career interests, occupational skills and aptitudes, funding for up to two years of occupational skills training that is directly linked to employment in high demand employment opportunities in our area. 

Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act (WIOA YOUTH) 

The WIOA Youth Program operated by Great Lakes Training and Development; works with eligible youth in gaining skills to succeed in employment and to attain self-sufficiency. Services are provided on an individualized basis, however, enrollment in group workshops and/or training is frequently included in the service plan for program participants.