The mission of the LAUNCH program is to increase the number of prepared, qualified youth entering the workforce so that North Alabama can experience continued economic prosperity.
A professional team of coordinators and professional counselors work with each participant to:
|Assess and remediate academic deficiencies|
|Survey and explore career interests|
|Develop educational and career goals|
|Assist with enrollment in training and degree programs|
|Facilitate work experiences and job shadowing|
|Engage each participant in leadership programs, including work readiness skills, personal finance skills, and Success Skills.|
|Help participants gain meaningful and self-sustaining employment|
Launch is funded under the Workforce Investment Act through the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs in partnership with the WellStone Behavioral Health.