The mission of The Ladder Alliance, founded in 2002, is to provide women victims of domestic violence or low-income women with the tools to lead self-reliant, independent and successful lives. Participants in the program are provided the opportunity to learn computer skills, study for the GED exam and graduates can learn advanced computer and job seeking skills.
Students receive instructor led training in the following courses: Keyboarding, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet and E-mail usage.
All students of The Ladder Alliance qualify for training based on being classified as “at-risk” women either currently on public assistance or in danger of accessing public assistance.
Additionally, all prospective students must meet the following guidelines
- Demonstrate minimum English speaking and reading proficiency upon admission.
- Be eighteen years of age or older.
- Have high school diploma, GED, enrolled in a GED program or willing to begin work on GED.
- Have reliable transportation or convenient access to the bus line.