Climb Wyoming’s Cheyenne program was the first established in the state, back in 1986. In that time, the program has trained women in industrial systems technology, construction trades, office careers, and healthcare careers. In 2011, the site expanded to add an additional team to the program, giving the Cheyenne program an opportunity to more than double the number of moms served in the community.
# of Kids: 3 Previous Occupation: Unemployed Previous Wage: Unemployed Current Occupation: Driver, Duran Construction Current Wage: $3,466/month Tara completed Climb's Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) training.+ More
# of Kids: 1 Previous Occupation: Full-time Waitress Previous Wage: $13,195/year Current Occupation: Patient Financial Services with Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Current Wage: $29,120/year Michelle Climb's Cheyenne Health Information Technology training.+ More
# of Kids: 2 Previous Occupation: Housekeeper Previous Wage: $15,706/year Current Occupation: Outpatient Therapy Coordinator/Life Care Center Current Wage: $28,080/year Christina completed Climb's Health Care Information Technology training.+ More
# of Kids: 3 Previous Occupation: Food Service Previous Wage: $455/month Current Occupation: Ophthalmic Technician, Cheyenne Eye Clinic Current Wage: $2,253/month Christina completed Climb's Administrative Professionals 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.