Crossroads

Amount: 
$140,000
Year: 
2018
Field of Interest: 
Economic Development
Program Name: 
Create Your Future Employment Center
Grant Type: 
Israel
Organization Description: 

Founded in 2001, Crossroads provides crisis intervention and prevention programs for at-risk first- and second-generation immigrant teens and young adults (ages 15 to 22) from the United States, Canada, and Europe who are struggling with social, emotional, and/or educational difficulties. It operates a number of programs to meet their needs including, but not limited to street outreach, a drop-in day center, therapy, a 24-hour crisis hotline, an online hotline, a music program, an employment program, summer school, and various prevention programs.

Grant Purpose: 

Create Your Future Employment Center provides at-risk first- and second-generation immigrant teens and young adults from the United States, Canada, and Europe with job training and therapeutic services to help them prepare for the workforce.