CAASTLC’s Employment Readiness Classes teach the skills necessary to obtain employment.  From resume writing & online job hunting to interview skills, these classes give people the knowledge needed to find the perfect career.  Class size is limited so be sure to call ahead and reserve your spot at 314.863.0015 ext.431.

Please go to our “Calendar of Events” page for a complete listing of our upcoming Employment Readiness Classes.


Some people benefit from 1-on-1 discussion and feedback during their job search.  CAASTLC’s employment coordinator offers these services throughout the year.  You can have your resume improved, discuss background challenges, and ask key questions about the application process. Contact James Ingram at or 314.863.0015 ext. 431 to make an appointment.

CAASTLC will provide up to $50.00 to help participants completing the program, who have obtained a job, with clothing or equipment needed for the job.


Empowerment Fairs are held throughout the year.  Through networking & partnerships with various area employers, these events bring employers all in one place, giving people an opportunity to meet a number of companies at one time.  Some even hire on the spot!  Please go to our “Calendar of Events” page for a complete listing of our upcoming Empowerment Fairs.


CAASTLC partners with several local employers who come into our office for an afternoon at various times throughout the year.  These employers spend a few hours meeting and interviewing people.  These events build upon skills learned in our Job Readiness Classes and often result in a job offer.  Please go to our “Calendar of Events” page for a complete listing of our upcoming Hiring Events.

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Additional Information

Eligibility Requirements for Job Readiness Classes and 1-on-1 Job Coaching – Household income may not exceed 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. Please go to our Information and Guidelines page for a complete listing of “income guidelines“.