The Hope Gain Center of West Michigan has been awarded a grant from the Heart of West Michigan United Way for their innovative Hope from Home program. This program provides one-on-one mentorship for individuals with mental illness to help them reenter the job market.
The Hope from Home program matches individuals with a mentor who provides guidance and support in a range of areas, including resume planning, job searching, and interview preparation. Mentors also provide a listening ear and help individuals overcome any barriers they may face in the job search process.
The program has been recognized for its innovative approach to addressing the unique challenges faced by individuals with mental illness in finding employment. The grant from the Heart of West Michigan United Way will enable the Hope Gain Center to expand the program and provide more individuals with access to this valuable service.
“We are thrilled to receive this grant and to be able to expand our Hope from Home program,” said Sheri Munsell, Executive Director of the Hope Gain Center of West Michigan. “This program provides vital support to individuals with mental illness who often face significant barriers in the job search process. With this funding, we will be able to match more individuals with mentors and help them build fulfilling careers.”
The recognition from the Heart of West Michigan United Way highlights the importance of providing support to individuals with mental illness in the job search process. The Hope from Home program is an innovative solution to this problem, providing individuals with the personalized support they need to succeed in the workforce.
Find out more by visiting the Heart of West Michigan United Way Website