Project H.O.P.E. (Harnessing Optimism and Potential through Education/Employment)

The GGYC workforce development program is designed to help men and women who are preparing to reenter the workforce after incarceration. Our goal and focus is to help with job readiness, soft skills training, high school diploma, certified training, and job placement assistance. 

Our case managers will assist in helping with any barriers that stand in each participants and in their family’s way. 

The mentoring program is another support system to help each participant reach their goal. Mentors are matched by personality and common likes. They serve as a bridge in the participants transition back into society, helping them to stabilize, rebuild their lives, and eventually achieve self-sufficiency.

Project H.O.P.E. Eligibility

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Within nine months of release.
  • Must be in one of the following:
    • Work release program 
    • Residential reentry center
    • Monitored home confinement 
  • Willing to participate in job readiness training.
  • Dedicated in building a career.
  • Ready to accept assistance from case managers to help get life on track.
  • Willing to meet with a mentor on a regular monthly basis.

Our Leadership Team

Tamara Glenn
Case Manager
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Chuck Landy
Director of Workforce Development
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Kate Bond (Martinez)
Career Specialist
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Jeanette Bramasco
Program Aide
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William Tutt
Case Manager
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Tehija McFadden
Case Manager
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Contact Us

GGYC Workforce Development 
231 W. Cypress
San Antonio, TX 78212
Phone: 210-804-1786 x2000

VIA Bus Lines: 3,4

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