By the Numbers
People come to Community Teamwork every day seeking a better life for themselves and their families. Community Teamwork’s programs and staff provide the supports they need to achieve their goals. Here are a few of the ways we help people reach or maintain their potential:
Education and Job Training.
• 153 unemployed individuals obtained employment and four obtained an increase in income
• 175 individuals obtained skills/competencies required for employment.
• 28 individuals completed earned their GED
Child and Family Services
• 570 infants and toddlers got a Head Start
• 307 school-aged children were cared for in six city schools
• 300 children received care in Family Child Care homes.
• 1,285 children participated in pre-school activities to develop school readiness skills
Fuel Assistance and Energy Conservation.
• 11,085 households, including 3,243 senior citizens, received Fuel Assistance that kept them safe and warm
• 304 homes were weatherized
• 763 homes received energy related repairs and replacements
Housing and Homelessness Services.
Community Teamwork, Inc. helped hundreds of residents avoid homelessness or obtain housing through Affordable Housing and Homelessness Services.
• 2,296 households retained their housing through the provision of rental subsidies
• 119 households avoided foreclosure
• 259 completed First Time Homebuyer Classes and 89 purchased homes.
• 15 affordable housing units were developed with 84 more in the pipeline.
Finances and Business
• 332 individuals received financial education.
• 662 families had free tax preparation with federal, state and EITC refunds totaling $1,142,356.
• 39 individuals opened Individual Development Accounts. Nine purchased homes, four went to college.
Senior Volunteer Programs
• 192,637 volunteer hours were donated by Senior Volunteers.
• 169 homebound Seniors were able to maintain their independence as a result of Senior Volunteer support.