Free Financial and Employment Coaching and Workshops

 

Employment Coaching

We assist adult job seekers of all experience levels, backgrounds and education levels. Whether you are looking for a first job, trying to bounce back from unemployment, transitioning to a new career or seeking career advancement, a Prosperity Center Employment Coach can help!


Employment coaching services include:

  • Job readiness training and placement
  • Computer skills training
  • Job searching and job search plans
  • Soft skill training
  • Resume and cover letter assistance
  • LinkedIn online networking
  • Mock interview training
  • Interest inventories
  • Connections to hard skills training
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Connections to work support services
  • Assess barriers to employment 

Financial Coaching

Financial coaching services focus on solving financial problems such as high levels of debt and personal crises, as well as planning for future financial stability. We connect clients to quality financial service providers and provide free tax preparation servicesthrough out VITA/TCE site.

Financial Coaching assists with:

  • Budgeting
  • Monitoring credit
  • Financial planning
  • Improving credit scores
  • Financial education and literacy
  • Building assests and wealth
  • Managing expenses
  • Planning for retirement
  • Debt management
  • College savings plans

Community Resources

Income support services help clients easily apply for critical supplemental income and public benefits that play a key role in helping families pay for everyday expenses. The complex eligibility and enrollment processes can be difficult for working individuals to navigate on their own. 

Income Support Coaches assist with:

  • Social Security, SSI and SSDI
  • Public housing, subsidized housing, Section 8
  • SNAP (food stamps)
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • TANF
  • Affordable Care Act HealthCare Marketplace 
  • Unemployment Insurance                                            
  • Emergency assistance

Our coaches also work with partner agencies to seek out resources across the Kansas City Metro Area to assist with other needs, such as utility assistance, rent assistance, minor home repair and clothing assistance.

To receive coaching services, you must attend a Program Overview.


Prosperity Center Office Hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 8:00pm (Office is open after 6pm for client appointments only)
Saturday 8:00am - 12:00pm