Amos House is a multi-service agency that provides several different job training programs as well as housing, meals and other social services.
Industry Focus: Culinary
Location: 460 Pine Street, Providence
Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM 4:00PM
Training: Culinary – hands-on food preparation training, customer service, hospitality, and an internship with a local business, 16-week program
Certificates: • Servsafe Certification • TIPS Certification • Guest Service Gold • CPR/First Aid Certification
Application: Michelle Pugh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry requirements: no entry requirements
Other Services: social services, financial coaching, meal site, housing for homeless, addiction recovery services, reentry services, among others.
Industry focus: Food Service/Culinary
Location: 620 Potters Ave, Providence
Training: Training is from 9:00 am to 2:30 PM each weekday for 8 weeks and includes hands-on cooking, classroom, and an internship at a local restaurant, hotel or large institution such as a hospital.
Application: online or attend an information session, every Tuesday, 3:00 PM at the Genesis Center.
Fee: There is a fee but Genesis offers most low-income students full scholarships.
Entry requirements: 18 years of age; reading and math assessment; able to communication in English; be able to lift 50 pounds.
Industry Focus: Culinary and Hospitality
Location: 94 Sabra Street, Cranston
Phone: 401-223-1120 Email: email@example.com
Website: https://www.rihospitality.org/riha/About_RIHEF (click on Education/Training)
Trainings: Entry Level Cook Training is a three-week training, two weeks in the classroom and one week hands on experience in the kitchen. RIHEF has other culinary and hospitality trainings listed on their website, not all of which are free.
Fee: Free (Entry Level Cook Training is free but other trainings offered have fees.)
Application: apply online
Entry requirements: Interest in culinary with no prior experience
Industry Focus: Food Service/Culinary
Location: 200 Niantic Ave, Providence
Phone: 401-942-6325 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Training: Community Kitchen is full-time, 14-week culinary course with possible internship at a local restaurant. Learn about the industry, work readiness skills, and hands-on experience. Class sessions are scheduled several times each year. Call to find out when the next class starts.
Application: online (classes fill up quickly, you may be put on a wait list)
Entry requirements: State ID or drivers’ license; social security card; current BCI; health insurance; high school diploma or GED; interview.