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A quality home is the foundation of society & community

Are You Ready To Launch Your Future?

RHA is excited to announce that registration for the Lifeforce Development Institute’s next semester is now open! The 12-week course will start on May 4th, 2021. LDI is a 12-week hands-on learning program covering Job/Career Readiness Skills and meeting the community’s workforce goals. LDI includes:

  • All Materials used in the Classroom
  • Section 3 Self Certification
  • Professional Development Mentor
  • Guaranteed enrollment in the RHA Financial Wellness Institute
  • Finding Resources to help with barriers such as:
    • Criminal Record
    • No high school diploma or GED
    • Gaps in employment
    • Housing or Homeless issues
    • Long-term welfare recipient
    • Job search skills
    • Domestic violence
    • Drug and/or alcohol abuse


  • Why should I participate? – The LDI Program provides employability skills training, and participants will be more equipped to secure and maintain employment. LDI Graduates will earn a certificate, the LDI Workforce Readiness Certificate. This certificate is recognized by local employers and can give you an advantage in being hired or promoted.
  • Am I guaranteed a job? – LDI will work closely with you throughout the program to ensure you have available employment opportunities that match your career goals.
  • What will the Individual LDI Scholarships Provide to you? -The program is 100% scholarship-based, and it includes Job/Career Readiness-based training curriculum. Currently, the Rockford Housing Authority offers $499.00 in individual scholarships for the Lifeforce Development Institute’s Pre-employment-based training program to RHA Clients and Rockford Residents.

After graduating from LDI students will leave the program with 5 certificates. Also, a weekly stipend is given, a computer, professional clothing voucher, 90 days of Debt Management Plans with a professional debt management agency. The certificates include:

  1. LDI Job Readiness/Career Readiness Certificate
  2. Bridges Out of Poverty/ Getting Ahead Certificate
  3. Personal Finance Education Certificate
  4. Connect Home Digital Literacy Certificate
  5. Work Keys Certificate

The expected outcome of the LDI graduates includes employment, certificate of Workforce readiness, professional development mentor, and continuous educational training. The enrollment process is simple; apply, interview for the program, and sign a participation agreement. The LDI schedule is 12 weeks on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 AM to Noon. Registration is now open, and the program will commence virtually on May 4th, 2021. Apply at:  https://launchmyfuture.com/registration/