☎ GIRLS AGES 12-17: (404) 602-0068 / ☎ WOMEN AGES 18-32: (678) 699-4880

AGES SERVED

18+

LENGTH OF PROGRAM

Career Track:
10 weeks of career training
12 weeks paid apprenticeship

GED Completion Track:
10 week of GED training
Opportunity to enroll in Career Track following completion of GED

PURPOSE OF PROGRAM

Formally known as the Empowered Living Academy, the Women’s Academy offers life-changing programming to young women who have experienced difficulty gaining living-wage employment due to life circumstances such as poverty, sexual abuse, and trafficking. The Women’s Academy offers an invaluable opportunity to equip women in Atlanta’s communities for success!

OFFERING

  • Individual case management
  • Mental health services, including group therapy
  • Education
  • Life skill classes and mentorship
  • Spiritual exploration
  • Healthy and physical fitness sessions
  • Apprenticeships and the opportunity to obtain a ‘living-wage” job
  • Career readiness skills & Microsoft certification (Career Track Only)
  • GED Education (GED Track Only)

SESSIONS START

Sessions begin each
January, April, July, and October

LOCATION

2805 Oak Hill Family Center, Metropolitan Avenue, Atlanta 30315 (GED)

The Villages at Carver Family YMCA 1600 Pryor Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30315 (Career)

WHAT ELSE IS PROVIDED

MARTA and lunch provided, and childcare is provided on first come first serve basis

PROVEN SUCCESS

%

of participants are equipped for a full time job

%

of program graduates are employed full time

%

of participants stated they would not have been able to complete the Women’s Academy program without the provided transportation (MARTA) and/or childcare offered

CONTACT OUR OFFICE

T: 404-317-3966
E: info@empoweredlivingacademy.org

1040 Boulevard, Suite M
Atlanta, GA 30312