LifeHouse Group’s offers a wide array of educational services geared specifically towards transferrable job training skills. More information can be found on our Job Training services page. For general education credits, LifeHouse offers the following:
Literacy Chicago’s mission is to empower individuals to achieve greater self-sufficiency through language and literacy instruction. Literacy Chicago provides reading/writing classes and math skills in an online format for LifeHouse Group residents. They also provide Adult Basic Education or GED classes to those seeking either. Students can request individualized tutoring if desired.
Olive Harvey – City Colleges of Chicago provides accredited degree programs in logistics and transportation, and classes are transferable to other universities. LifeHouse Group residents are also able to attend classes and access a career network through the City Colleges of Chicago’s online job portal. Most of LifeHouse Group’s residents qualify for financing for these programs, including grants for transportation, through the WIOA.
South Suburban College offers residents certificated education and training in a number of specialties, including health care, manufacturing, trade skills, transportation and logistics. Classes and credits are transferable to other universities. South Suburban also offers GED coursework that starts with a skills assessment and continues through applicable 12-week classes, culminating in administration of the GED exam. LifeHouse Group residents qualify for WIOA funding for these education programs as well as grants for transportation needs.