Helping Hands Computer Lab provides technology and financial educational training for economically disadvantaged youth’s, Veterans, domestic violence survivors and underprivileged individuals in Michigan. The program train these individuals to become entrepreneurs, obtain sustainable skills for career advancement to build assets and become first time homeowners. The program teaches financial freedom and help these individuals to become self-sufficiency. Helping Hands Computer Lab is the backbone infrastructure of technology at hand in educating economically disadvantage individuals in living productive, healthy and successful lifestyles.
New reports show that the poor in metro Detroit face unique challenges compared to other parts of the U.S., making it more difficult for them to escape poverty. Nearly a quarter of Metro Detroit’s smaller communities saw median household income decline and 20 percent saw the poverty rate grow, according to an analysis of census data by The Detroit News. Furthermore, The Brookings Institute says that Detroit has the highest rate of concentrated poverty among the top 25 metro areas in the U.S. by population.
In light of this tragic reality, Helping Hands provides technology and financial educational training for economically disadvantaged youth’s, Veterans, domestic violence survivors and underprivileged individuals. We provide safe housing for Veterans, domestic violence survivors and their children and homeless women and their children. In addition, we provide basic needs to hundreds of families and individuals requesting our assistance throughout southeastern Michigan during these challenging times.
Helping Hands ensures economically disadvantage individuals seeking education become more self-sufficiency and improving their careers. This is top priority because we’re bridging the gap between poverty and self-sufficiency through education and a better career. Our program supports our mission in helping individuals in becoming self-sufficiency. The needs that we address is illiteracy, poverty and homeless. Our goal is to help eliminate poverty, illiteracy and homelessness through educational training.