Lifeskills Workshop Teaches Foster Youth Important Lessons
Women United Sets Local Youth Up for Success

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Part of United Way’s Women United efforts to help foster youth prepare to be self-sufficient once they leave the foster care system include practical life skills classes.

Previous topics have included:

  • Job Interview Skills
  • Personal Branding
  • Assertive Vs. Aggressive Communication
  • Owning Your Own Business
  • How to Apply to College
  • Etiquette
  • Dressing for Success on a Budget
  • Understanding Credit
  • The Basics of Auto Mechanics
  • Resumes
  • Setting and Achieving Goals
  • Experiencing India
  • How to Read Your Paycheck and Budgeting
  • Survival Scenarios to Promote Teamwork
  • Types of Colleges
  • Public Speaking
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Stress Management
  • Personal Success Stories
  • Poetry Writing
  • How to Navigate Resources Available in the System       
  • How to Get into the Medical Field
  • Basic Sewing