In Orlando, Covenant House Florida offers the Independent Living Track Program to prepare youth to become self-sufficient young adults. The program incorporates classes that cover G.E.D. preparation, job readiness, and employment skills
GED Preparation - Most of the youths who come to Covenant House Florida do not have a high school diploma and are not currently attending school. Recognizing that education is a key component of adult success, we offer:
Job Readiness Education – This program features a curriculum of interactive classes on topics including:
Employment Skill Building – Many of our youth have never been employed or have had short stints of employment at minimum-wage positions. To facilitate their progress from homelessness to productive lifestyles, youth in the tri-county area (Orange, Osceola, and Seminole) are guided into paid internship opportunities as a part of the Dove Program which is funded through CareerSource of Central Florida.