Climb Wyoming’s Casper program was established in 2004, featuring trainings including welding, short-haul truck driving, office careers and healthcare careers. Currently Casper serves 30 single mothers and their families each year.
# of Kids: 1 Previous Occupation: Unemployed Previous Wage: Current Occupation: Bus Driver/Natrona County School District Current Wage: $32,073/year Elisha completed Climb's Truck Driving (CDL)/Warehouse Tech training.+ More
# of Kids: 1 Previous Occupation: Food Services Previous Wage: $9,600/year Current Occupation: Admiral Beverage/Pepsi Current Wage: $36,000/year Lea completed Climb's Short Haul Truck Driving (CDL) training.+ More
# of Kids: 3 Previous Occupation: Childcare Previous Wage: $12,000/year Current Occupation: Professional Personal Lines Representative /Sandy Widmer Farmer's Insurance Agency Current Wage: $24,000/year Donielle completed Climb’s Office Careers training.+ More
# of Kids: 3 Previous Occupation: Unemployed Previous Wage: Unemployed Current Occupation: Resident Specialist, Central Wyoming Counseling Center Current Wage: $2,226/month Rochelle completed Climb's Medical Office Careers training.+ More
# of Kids: 2 Previous Occupation: Unemployed Previous Wage: Unemployed Current Occupation: Service Associate, Farm Bureau Financial Services Current Wage: $2,513/month Jen completed Climb's Office Careers training.+ More
# of Kids: 3 Previous Occupation: Part-time Housekeeper Previous Wage: $9,600/year Current Occupation: Welder with Kustom Koncepts Current Wage: $29,120/year Jordan graduated from Climb's welding training.+ More
On average, Climb graduates more than double their monthly income, reduce or remove their need for government assistance, and are still in jobs over two years after completing the program.
Is the average monthly income after the Climb program. The average before was $1,038.
of participants are employed in higher paying jobs two years after Climb program completion. 46% are employed before participating.
of participants are on food stamps two years after Climb program completion, whereas 52% percent were on food stamps before starting the program.
of participants are on public healthcare two years after Climb program completion, compared to 32% of participants on public healthcare before participating.