The main objective of the Bow-Wow, You’re Wow! program is to provide a relaxed and “dog-friendly” atmosphere, which allows students to practice their reading skills. Many of the children chosen for this program have difficulties reading, and as a result have developed self-esteem issues. They are often self-conscious when reading aloud in front of other […]
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.