With the dedicated and innovative partnership of the MassHire Metro North Workforce Board, Breaktime has officially launched in the Metro North region–our first step towards statewide expansion. Through Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth funding and a YouthWorks grant, the MassHire Metro North Workforce Board is both investing financially in Breaktime’s work and also connecting us with key partners throughout the Metro North region. The Metro North region includes Cambridge, Somerville, Everett, Chelsea, and 16 other municipalities north of Boston. You can find out more about the MassHire Metro North Workforce Board and their game-changing work here.
Governmental and quasi-governmental agencies are absolutely essential partners in breaking the cycle of young adult homelessness. Breaktime works closely with these agencies on the local, state, and federal level. They help fund Breaktime’s work, and they serve as strategic partners in assessing and addressing the challenges of young adult homelessness. Below are some of the governmental and quasi-governmental agencies that fund Breaktime’s work: