Pathways to Adulting, Independence, and Dignity

It's your life. Work for it!

Interested in free training, paid internships and improving your academic and employment skills?

P.A.I.D is a FREE Training program for young people between 18 and 29 years old. 

P.A.I.D. is...

A FREE, three phase program designed to maximize the support available to people interested in finding a long-term career and succeeding in it!

Phase 1

Engagement, Try-Out, Self-Discovery

Discover your interests, skills, and how those fit into a career during a 3 week class (stipend provided).
Work for 6 weeks as a paid intern in three different field of your choice (two weeks per site).
Explore the best career option for you!

Phase 2

Education and Training

Enroll in GED classes, Real Jobs Training, or other job training based on your individual path developed in Phase 1.

Phase 3

Job placement and Retention

Find permanent employment with the help of your program instructor and supervisor.
Receive support services for 180 days after securing a job to ensure success.

Possible Career Paths

Bio Science
Commercial Fishing
Finance and Insurance
Health Care
Information Technology
...and more!

Learn More!

Call 401-660-7293


Contact Information

PO Box 1700 | Woonsocket, RI | 02895 | Directions
401.235.7000 Main Agency | 401.235.7120 Emergency

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