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Solutions Academy

Making Overcomers and Restoring Community

Solutions Academy is a comprehensive 700-day vocational program that prepares families for lifelong success through career pathways, work experience, leadership training, family management skills, teamwork, financial literacy, personal development, accountability and connection.

Have You Struggled With?

  • Personal addiction & alcoholism
  • Suffered trauma, abuse, or domestic violence
  • A family history of addiction, alcoholism, and abuse
  • Generational poverty
  • Toxic or codependent relationships
  •  Incarceration
  • Lack of education or work history
  •  History of unemployment
  • Loss of family, friends, children
  • Loss of housing


Do You Hope For?

  • Stability and Safety for self and family
  • Reunification with your family
  • A supportive community that promotes sobriety, safety, and personal wellness
  •  Education to retain competitive employment
  • Independence from bad relationships and programs that keep you down
  • Ability to provide for self and family
  • Peace and freedom
  • No fear of what tomorrow brings
  • Empathetic peers with lived experience to help guide your journey

The Solution

Solutions for Change is a results-driven, accountability-based approach to create Overcomers and restore community.  We have graduated over 1300 parents and supported 2800 children by equipping, inspiring and empowering them to break the societal chain of dependency, poverty, and pain. We perform these services through 3 unique enterprises: Solutions Academy (personal development), Solutions Enterprises (workforce development), and Solutions in the Community (community engagement and restoration).


Skills, Knowledge, and Resources

Solutions Academy is a 700 – Day vocational school that combines education, vocational training, peer support, a therapeutic community, real love compassion, customization, and accountability, wrapped in a model of Servant Leadership.

Solutions Academy is free of charge to families accepted into the program with an approximate scholarship value of $60,000 in education, employment training, coaching, and housing costs. All scholarships are underwritten by private donations, foundation grants, corporate contributions and faith-based support. The community has invested in each student and their family to achieve their full potential and overcome their vulnerabilities.

Ending Generational Poverty

Solutions for Change breaks The Churn of homelessness and poverty for future generations. Families entering our program secure employment, finish their education, and maintain stable housing where children can focus on their education without the worries of homelessness. The children of families at Solutions for Change finish high school, go to college and learn the value of hard work and determination.

How It Works

Step One: Get to Know Us and Be Inspired

Solutions for Change is a family of Academy students, staff, Overcomers and the Community. Check out our Facebook and Instagram for daily insights and transformations.

Read our graduates Overcomer stories and learn more about Solutions for Change in the Community.

Step Two: Apply for Solutions Academy

●     Review Solutions Academy Informational Packet

●     Complete and Submit an Application

●     Call our front desk for questions and more information 760-941-6545 ext 301

●     Fax # 760-295-6027 your application (Please call and confirm that the application is received and to schedule a screening appointment. This is the applicants responsibility to schedule.)

Get ready to…

  • Acknowledge your ability for success
  • Commit to your transformation
  •  Redesign your future for you and your family
  • Break the generational cycle of poverty and dependency

* A portion of funding for Employee Related Training is provided by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). USDA is an equal opportunity provider, Employer, and Lender.

An Academy Student's Journey