Gaura G. is a former Daniel’s Place member who received supportive employment training and placement through Step Up’s Vocational Training Program. Gaura first started her training in the kitchen at Step Up on Second. She soon graduated to a Cashier/Customer Service position in the Fresh Start Café & Market. Next, Gaura trained and worked as a Receptionist at Step Up on Second. Last year, she completed the Westside Center for Independent Living Peer Training Course. Gaura is now a part-time Peer Advocate for young adults served through Daniel’s Place Drop-In Center! To read more about the Vocational Training and Placement opportunities of Step Up and Daniel’s Places click here.
“After I found Step Up I started focusing on my education. I met Emma and Christina at Step Up, the way they helped me was so generous and sweet…”