Project LIFT



Project LIFT is dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk teens and their families through treatment of substance use disorders, mental health counseling, mentoring, and vocational skills training. Project LIFT’s innovative delivery of mental health services provides therapy through the unique platform of vocational training.



2023-2024 United Way Funded Programs

Licensed therapists utilize evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care, alongside skilled trades instructors who replace  self- destructive behaviors with productive, hands on work. Teens receive group, individual, and family therapy to identify and address underlying mental health issues and develop healthy coping skills.


The Job Readiness program provides access to jobs and vocational training for youth ages 17-25 who are not enrolled in school. Participants are trained in welding, carpentry, HVAC and more, and connected with industry partners in need of skilled employees. Career counseling supports the teens' transition and success in the workplace.