Positive results in 2011 for our 5 Core Service Areas:
• We educated 298 individuals so they could earn their GED.
• The SDC Head Start Program and its Delegate Agencies served 4,078 Children.
Job Training and Employment
• We connected more than 5,000 persons to employers through W-2 job fairs.
• SDC’S W-2 Eligibility & Assessment Program Served more than 11,753 individuals.
• 6,766 families received emergency rent assistance.
• 5,200 individuals were connected to job opportunities.
• Visitors to the SDC Welcome Center accessed public benefits including BadgerCare and Food Share as well as learned about employment and educational opportunities.
• We helped more than 50,000 families receive Energy Assistance help.
• We filed more than 11,000 tax returns that brought back more than $16-million in tax credits and refunds to area residents.
• We served more than 1,900,000 nutritious meals through Food Service Program.
• We met 98% of our weatherization production goal.
• This compares to the state-wide average of 87.6%. SDC completed 2,806 unites; the most total units by any agency in the state over the two year contract.
• Our Senior Companions made 13,830 visits to their clients. They provided services by helping with:
• 7,713 meals
• 4,041 reading/writing needs
• 3,748 shopping needs
• 3,023 transportation needs
• 1,013 medical appointment escorts
• 3,442 exercise/therapy sessions
• We helped 6,766 families receive rent assistance.
• Our Youth & Family Development Program Served 1,007 Individuals.
• Parents of at-risk youth participating in Youth & Family Development programming gained important tools to become more involved in their children’s lives.
• Youth involved in the juvenile justice system that participated in Youth & Family Development programming had a greatly reduced rate of re-entry into the justice system.
• The Head Start Healthy Relationships & Marriage Enhancement Program Served 947 individuals.
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