Education & employment services play a vital role in helping those experiencing homelessness become self-sufficient. See our program offerings below.

What We Offer

Our Education & Employment programs give our clients the tools they need to increase their earned income, which is critical to maintaining stable housing. We have developed extensive knowledge and expertise to help individuals access individualized, trauma-informed adult education, job training and support services.

Want to learn more about our program offerings? Request information here.

Employment Resource Center

Our Employment Resource Center offers one-on-one help with resumes, job searching, online job applications and career exploration. The Resource Center is also a great place to connect with our other education and job training programs.


  • Monday-Thursday mornings: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Tuesday & Thursday afternoons: 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

*Hours may vary due to COVID-19. Call 401-277-4375 to confirm.

"No other program supports high-need, non-traditional students in this way."

- Bernice Morris, Director of Education & Employment

Certified Nursing Assistant Training

Our CNA Training Program prepares students to pass Rhode Island's CNA exam. Students receive 7 weeks of classroom and hands-on clinical instruction by a Registered Nurse. Our Employment Specialists help program graduates find and keep their jobs – a critical step in their path towards independence.

Interested in learning more information about the CNA program? Call 401-270-7716 to register for an info session.

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Roads to Success Pre-employment Program

Roads to Success prepares adults to re-enter the workforce. This program helps individuals learn how to market their skills and present themselves confidently and professionally to potential employers. Call 401-277-4369 to learn more.

Topic areas include:

  • Job search skills
  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Interviewing skills
  • Career-awareness: identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Setting personal goals

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The Learning Center: Adult Education

The Learning Center at Crossroads offers adult basic education through daytime classes and one-on-one, personalized instruction in the following areas:

  • High school equivalency preparation (GED)
  • National External Diploma Program (NEDP) preparation
  • Adult literacy and math instruction
  • Skill building for students to enter job training programs
  • Computer skills and North Star Digital Literacy certifications

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Direct Support Program

The Direct Support Program teaches students how to become a successful direct support professional. Direct support professionals assist people with disabilities accomplish their everyday living activities both in their home and in their community.

This program helps students train, find employment and maintain employment in a rewarding career.

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Want to learn more?

If you are interested in learning more about any of the above education and employment programs, fill out the below information request form.

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