This toolkit is organized into 21 sections.
We begin with an overview of youth homelessness and youth employment, as well as backgrounders on social enterprise and energy poverty. We then move into an overview of Choices for Youth. This is followed by a thorough discussion of the Train for Trades program including history, program and support elements, partners, funding and evaluation.
We end with some lessons learned and recommendations for programs adopting a similar program. Additionally, Train for Trade recently underwent some changes to the way it is organized so these are all discussed and outlined.
“It’s a wonderful program. If anybody can’t adopt it and do it again, it’ll be a great thing to do for sure.” — Ronnie O’Neill, Site Manager, Train for Trades