United Methodist Human Services Bridges to Success

United Methodist Human Services


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General Information
Description of ServiceBridges to Success is an economic empowerment program for individuals living in poverty or low-income situations. This program facilitates learning-based co-investigation by facilitators and individuals, supports individuals in stabilizing their situations; building resources, positive support systems, and human capital. People are given a chance to assess where they are, determine where they want to be, and build their own plan to achieve their goals. Support is provided along the way.
LocationCambria
Geographical AreaJohnstown and surrounding area
Facility/ADA AccessYes for entrance to building and restrooms
Intake ProcedurePeople enter the Bridges to Success program by applying for a Getting Ahead class. Applications are mailed to UMHS office. Applications are reviewed by program director and selected individuals are contacted for interviews. Applications can be obtained by contacting the office.
Helpful TipsClasses meet weekly for 16 weeks for 2.5 to 3 hours per session. Class space is limited and applications will be considered in the order they are received.
 
Client Information
EligibilityHousehold must be below 175% of poverty level
 
Availability
Hours of Operation OFFICE HOURS ARE: Mon, Tue, Thu from 9AM-12PM
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Ms. Carolyn Varchol
Contact's Position Associate Director
Contact's Phone 814-539-2633
Contact's Email carolyn@umhumanservices.org
Physical Site Address 1 510 Locust Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Johnstown, PA 15901
Main Phone 814-539-2633
Fax 814-539-8034
Service Location Email carolyn@umhumanservices.org
Web Address umhumanservices.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United Methodist Human Services
Affiliated Program: United Methodist Human Services
This Service: United Methodist Human Services Bridges to Success
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Mentoring Programs (PH-1400.5000)