EARN WHILE YOU LEARN!
Join our Youth Development Program & fuel your dreams with hot meals, workforce training, and wraparound support.
It all began over 15 years ago when Janet Gorence Davas opened our first location just across from a New Orleans courthouse. Her vision was to create a safe space for young adults who had been neglected or criminalized to come to find a warm meal, job opportunities, and a supportive community.
WHY CHOOSE US
Capable and confident youth empowered to thrive in their communities.
We provide New Orleans youth with the skillset to achieve their vision of success through professional and personalized training.
Our Youth Development Program is a 12-week paid job-training program for young people ages 16-24. We offer hands-on skill building in food service, career development, leadership, and life skills.
Hire a Youth Development Program graduate! Our talented graduates are equipped with the skills to thrive and contribute to your business’s success. We prioritize businesses offering living wages, benefits, and career growth opportunities to their employees.