Entry Requirements

You must be 18 years of age or older and have a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) and meet the income requirements.  The minimum age accepted into the program is 16.  Clients serviced under 18 must have a letter of authorization completed by a parent of guardian.


Our client's will spend a considerable amount of time in a professional setting to promote confidence and conquer any fear barriers associated with working in a professional environment.  They will also be exposed to working environments for touring so they can observe an actual functional work setting.


Performance is based on observation, progress, and learning competencies.  Participants will be evaluated weekly and upon completion of the program according to the characteristic of their learning agreements.


Upon completion of the program, our client's will be rewarded for all of their and hard work with a formal ceremonial graduation.  Client's will also be afforded a professional wardrobe and cosmetic alteration, at budgeted cost.

Follow Up

The skills acquired in the program help candidates express professionalism and become employable, where they are able to perform in any occupational environment.

Set Backs

Clients who become overwhelmed with professional change is normal, and setbacks may occur.  To prevent these type of setbacks from hindering with our client's growth and progress, we offer our alumni client's a never ending support system.  Firms that employ alumi clients are welcome to request continual support.  Clients participating in the program experiencing difficulties with grasping any subject are privileged to onsite assistance.  Should any of our alumni client's need a refresher course, the door is always open to them without stipulation. For participants with mandatory reporting to the State of Illinois Department of Human Services, we will arrange a case channel for reporting progress participation for those clients.

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601 East 87th Street, Chicago, IL 60619

Sattelie Office

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