The Skills Enhancement Program is a locally designed workforce development program that assists working, low-income individuals obtain the skills needed to compete for living wage jobs. The program assists with tuition, books, and training-related transportation and child care costs that participants could not otherwise afford.
Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency offers the Skills Enhancement Program to residents of Racine and Kenosha counties whose incomes are at or below 150% of the federal poverty income guidelines. To be eligible, participants must be working at least 20 hours a week while enrolled, and must pursue training for occupations that pay a living wage and typically offer employer-sponsored health insurance.
MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM
This Agency receives funding from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and/or the State of
Wisconsin Department of Commerce to provide services for homeless and near homeless individuals and their
families. A requirement of this funding is that this agency participates in the Wisconsin Homeless Management
Information System. This system collects basic information about clients receiving services from this agency. This
requirement was enacted in order to get a more accurate count of individuals and families who are homeless and to
identify the need for different services.
We only collect and share only the information that we consider to be appropriate. The collection and use of all
personal information is guided by strict standards of confidentiality. A copy of our Privacy Notice describing our
privacy practice is available to all consumers upon request.
Your information will be shared with other area agencies that participate in the network unless you request that your
information remain confidential and be only available to case workers and intake workers within this agency. Please
talk to a case manager or intake worker about keeping your records closed if you are interested.
Public Notice (Federal Register / Vol. 69, No. 146) / Effective August 30, 2004