Silver Spring Neighborhood Center is one of four administrating agencies of Transform Milwaukee Jobs Program (TMJP).
Participants enrolled in TMJP are placed in subsidized jobs with local businesses within our collaborative network. After successfully completing six months or 1040 hours of subsidized work, participants gain unsubsidized jobs with their host employer or employment opportunities elsewhere.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center supports each participant throughout the process by providing job coaching, assistance to address barriers (i.e. purchasing work uniforms and boots, paying for specialized training, etc.) and retention services.
TMJP staff work closely with community employers to maintain a strong relationship to create pathways for jobs with family sustaining wages.
Participants of the program must have spent at least one day in jail (criminal background), have not worked at least 4 calendar weeks, and can not be receiving W-2 or unemployment benefits.
Last year, 101 Individuals have earned full-time unsubsidized positions.
SSNC partners with over 300 businesses to provide employment opportunities to men and women participating in TMJ program.
Silver Spring Neighborhood Center offers an adult education program to more than 200 individuals per year.
Adult learners can participate in the following programs:
English Language Learner.
The Adult Education Program offers individualized instruction to adults who do not have a high school diploma or those who are interested in improving their reading or math skills.
The center also hosts a High School Equivalency diploma class (PI 5.09) sponsored by Literacy Services of Wisconsin.
Silver Spring offers morning, afternoon and night classes to meet the needs of adult learners.
For more information and registration contact our Adult Education Coordinator at 463-7950 ex.71
Pre-registration is required for all classes
Morning GED Prep:
Morning Basic Skills:
9:00 – 11:30 am
Afternoon Basic Skills/GED Prep:
Tuesday – Thursday
1:00 – 3:15pm
Evening Basic Skills/GED Prep and ESL:
Monday – Wednesday
5:00 – 7:15pm
Adult Computer Lab Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
8:00 – 4:00 p.m.