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The Institute for Workforce Innovation is a not-for-profit located in north central Florida. Our mission is to improve our communities’ quality of life through education, employment and advocacy. We carry out this mission by building affordable housing, providing hunger relief, and developing career ladders and training programs, all to meet the evolving needs of our community.

Our projects include:

The Melrose Senior Community Center

An inter-generational community center in Melrose, FL offering an array of activities and services to promote active living and aging in place.

Services offered:

  • Art Shows & A Full Calendar of Activities
  • Computer Lab With Technology Classes & Training
  • Lunch Bunch Meal Program & Café
  • Service Referral & Benefits Counseling

    Project ReStart

    A job training and entrepreneurial education program for unemployed older workers, located at The Melrose Senior Community Center.

    Services offered:

    • Career One Stop Center With Skills Workshops & Resume Assistance
    • Computer Lab With Technology Classes & Training
    • Entrepreneurship Training
    • Service Referral & Benefits Counseling

      Project YouthBuild AmeriCorps

      A 7-month intensive leadership, educational, and vocational training program for opportunity youth aged 16-24 who are out of school.

      Services offered:

      • Career Guidance & Internship Opportunities
      • College Transition Services
      • High School Diploma Prep & Tutoring
      • Job Matching & Resume Assistance
      • Leadership Development & Mentoring
      • Support Services & Referrals
      • Vocational Education & Training