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OUTREACH PREVENTION AND SUPPORT

PROSPERITY


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Prosperity is a family-centered home visitation program for youth ages 14 to 21 throughout northern and central New Jersey.  Participates receive independent-living skills education, career counseling and employment preparation through weekly workshops, mentoring groups and one-on-one support.

Many Prosperity participants will soon “age-out” of foster care. Visions and Pathways has developed relationships with corporations who provide volunteers to assist clients in reaching their personal goals. Ultimately, Prosperity helps decrease the probability of long-term dependence on public assistance, incarceration and other detrimental life experiences. Through home visits, one-on-one, counseling, mentoring and workshops, youth received instruction in:

  • ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING
  • FINANCIAL LITERACY AND HOUSEHOLD FINANCE
  • JOBS AND CAREERS; INCLUDING WRITING RESUMES
  • VOCATIONAL TRAINING
  • HIGHER EDUCATION
  • INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS
  • APPROPRIATE WORKPLACE BEHAVIOR
  • CULTURAL AWARENESS
  • CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY AND VOLUNTEERISM