As many families look forward to the summer months ahead, with days at the beach, vacations and quality family time, low income children face a much different experience. Meals are uncertain. Reading is nonexistent. Adult supervision is little or absent. Dangerous streets are the only place to call “home.” Parents in at-risk neighborhoods are […]
At Community Connections of Jacksonville our mission is to heal homelessness and fight poverty one life at a time. At CCJ we take a holistic approach and offer a number of vital services; we work to address the many challenges our clients face to overcome homelessness. Our key programs: Housing, Youth Services and Workforce Readiness help families become educated, independent and removed from the cycle of poverty. Community Connections is unique in that we are a working program and our participants are held to employment requirements so that they can ultimately achieve sustainability.