From Homeless to

Skilled & Employable

Our programs focus on training individuals for high-demand skills in the culinary arts, construction trade, and security field, among others. Partnerships with Miami-Dade College, Florida International University, and Regent Security Services provide women and men enrolled in these vocational training program with required certifications. With a 70% job placement rate upon graduation and starting salaries equaling and/or surpassing our local living wage these vocational preparation programs are providing individuals with a sense of self-worth, a rewarding career, and a proven way out of poverty and homelessness.

FIU Graduate operating a saw

Success Story

Devan Blackman, operating a saw, was the first homeless graduate of the FIU construction trade program hosted at Camillus House’s main campus. today, Devan has a trade and her own apartment.

Cooking, Building, and Everything in Between

Orlando Sanchez’s path to stability has been a strenuous one. More than 25 years ago, Sanchez arrived in Atlanta for a job at a Thai restaurant with a plan to save and send money to his struggling family in Costa…