Pepin Transitionalis a comprehensive individualized job training program of vocationally based training in conjunction with life and job readiness classes designed for individuals from age 18 to 22 with identified learning or learning-related disabilities.
Our goal is to provide a successful transition to work for everyone.
Our program is committed to providing the opportunity for you to participate in on-site job training at our business locations: Hillsborough County Public Defender’s Office, Publix Super Markets, CVS Pharmacy, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa Electric, Tampa Police Department, Hillsborough County Offices and Public Library. Allowing you to have real work training with ongoing support and supervision.
The transitional program bridges the gap between their schooling and first full-time job. Working with young adults at their job site, helping them learn the skills they need at the workplace and also how to handle daily life in an office.Tampa Tribune (February 10, 2012)
Young adults enrolled in the program learn life skills such as interviewing for a job, communicating with employees, and reading bills and paychecks. They scan documents, enter data and make deliveries.Tampa Bay Times (February 2, 2012)
It is an outstanding organization, when we were approached it just made sense to be involved.Chief Jane Castor, Tampa Police Chief (Tampa Tribune)
It is like watching your own children grow up in front of your eyes everyday…I get to watch a group of my children maturing before me and hope my children are getting the same opportunities.Public Defender Julianne Holt