Job Training

The SOME Center for Employment Training (SOME CET) is a tuition-free adult workforce training program that prepares adult learners for national, industry-recognized certifications for careers in Healthcare and the Building Trades.

SOME CET empowers people to move themselves out of homelessness and poverty and into living wage careers through hard and soft skills training, adult basic education, and career development.

In 2021, 164 Students participated in the CET program,​ 86% of graduates earned industry-recognized certifications​ and 100% of all employed graduates participating in retention services remained employed for 1 year​.

100% of all employed graduates participating in retention services remained employed for 1 year​.

Eliminating Barriers to Success

  • Past Experiences: Criminal history is not a barrier to entry.
  • Educational Background: A high school diploma or GED is not required to participate in the program.
  • Transportation: Transportation assistance is provided to all students monthly.
  • Residency: DC, MD, and VA residents may apply. 
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