401-235-7000

P.A.I.D.

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

  • Agriculture
    Bio Science
    Commercial Fishing
    Construction
    Culinary
    Energy
    Finance and Insurance
    Health Care
    Information Technology
    Transportation
    ...and more!
Contact Information

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

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