We are addressing poverty, housing stability and family self sufficiency with our transitional jobs program. The combination of skill development, supportive services and wage paying jobs move people into the labor force.
The local Chamber of Commerce estimates that there are 400 unfilled positions in Hutchinson, with 800 jobs in the area surrounding Hutchinson.
In the region, there are 2500 unfilled positions.
Each year, of those that entered the Transitional Housing and Jobs program, 70% are unemployed.
New Beginnings is addressing the housing stability situation that creates risk for companies that want to take on a new hire. Self-sufficiency leads to an increased purchasing power of an individual or family.