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
• 563 children received age appropriate immunizations, medical and dental care
• 577 children demonstrated skills for school readiness
• 335 children were provided before and after school care
• 15 students earned a GED
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
•9,076 households stayed safe and warm last winter
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.
• 543 families avoided homelessness
• 334 homeless families received temporary shelter
• 110 families were diverted from shelter
• 40 families obtained safe and stable housing
• 93 individuals actively participated in the Family Self-Sufficiency Program
• 20 disabled individuals maintained their independence through home modification
• 591 individuals completed First Time Homebuyer seminars
• 76 individuals purchased a home
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.
• 129 unemployed individuals obtained a job
• 98 individuals maintained employment for 90 days or more
• 189 individuals obtained employment skills
• 509 individuals received free tax preparation
• $1.5 million was returned to the local economy through tax refunds and credits
• 84 individuals participated in entrepreneurial training
• 10 individuals started their own business
• 417 Financial Coaching sessions were delivered
• 91 individuals took part in Financial Education Programs
Volunteer and 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.
• 37 youth were matched with adult role models
• 174 homebound seniors were assisted to maintain their independence
• 176,203 hours of community service were provided by low-income seniors
• 5,228 hours of community service were provided by YouthBuild students
Food & Nutrition
• 62 individuals were assisted to obtain SNAP benefits