Transforming Lives in 700 days
Solutions Academy is the only full service leadership development residential program for the homeless in the country. It equips our parents with the skills, knowledge and resources to completely transform themselves and their families in a 700 day, college-like experience.
What it means for parents
Solutions Academy is focused on permanently transforming lives. From counseling services, to parenting classes, employment training and work experience, the programs at Solutions Academy create solid foundations that support meaningful futures for the families in our program.
What it means for children
Solutions for Change breaks the pattern of homelessness and poverty for future generations of families. Families entering our program gain stable homes where children can focus on their education without the worries of homelessness. The children of families here at Solutions for Change finish high school, go on to college and learn the value of hard work and determination.
Currently in our program…
Skills, Knowledge, and Resources
We equip families for success with skills like career training, work experience, leadership training and teamwork, knowledge about family management, personal development, and accountability, and resources like housing, education, childcare, counseling, healthcare and employment.
Supportive housing for families where they can build skills needed to solve their families’ homelessness
Connecting residents to job skills and opportunities for long-term employment and financial stability
Life skills for self-sufficiency: financial literacy, parenting, leadership, anger management, and more
The renewal of families’ physical health, equipping them to be accountable members of their community
Counseling & Mental Health
One-on-one counseling and mental health supports, targeting the root causes of each family’s homelessness
Youth & Teen Programs
A safe and supportive environment for children, with academic and emotional supports to overcome past hardships