Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - RISE Project

Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe RISE Project (Reentry through Industry Specific Education) is a pre-apprenticeship construction training program for facilities maintenance created in conjunction with Home Builder’s Institute.

Participants will receive:
• Free GED Classes and practice exams
• Opportunity to take the GED exam for FREE
• Help with transportation
• Free driver’s education classes
• Free Lunches
• Stipend upon completion of the program
• Free set of hand tools
Participants will obtain Home Builders Institute (HBI) Pre-Apprenticeship Certificate Training (PACT) Certificate in Building Construction Technology.
Geographical AreaHill District, Garfield, or Northview Heights neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh, or the McKeesport, Homestead, Braddock, East Pittsburgh, East Hills or Duquesne communities in Allegheny County
Intake ProcedureCall or log on to web site.
Intake RequirementsRolling admission and start dates occur from July through December.
Client Information
EligibilityAges 17 to 24.

Participants must currently be out of school, but do not need a high school diploma or have earned their GED credential. Individuals that already have received their High School Diploma, are still eligible to receive the training.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Contact Information
Contact's Name Whitney Miles
Contact's Position RISE Program Facilitator
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 2400 East Carson Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Main Phone 412-632-1742
Web Address
Additional Information
Update User ID242121
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
Affiliated Program: Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania
This Service: Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania - RISE Project
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Apprenticeship Preparation (ND-2000.1500-050)