We help people with barriers to employment get the skills they need for a real career.
We assist you with support services, so you can find stability and make progress.
If you are ready to do the hard work, we will be by your side every step of the way.
Which program is right for you?
If you have dealt with poverty, addiction, homelessness or a criminal record we can help. If you have tried before but nothing seemed to work, we offer a chance to turn your life around! FareStart programs are free of charge to our students and apprentices. See which of our four programs is right for you:
Youth Barista Program
An 8-week program to help you get the skills and customer service training you need to get a good job.
Youth Culinary Program
An 8-week support and job-training program for students in Seattle Public Schools Interagency Academy.