Education & Employment Program

The goal of this program is to help at risk individuals overcome barriers to employment.

For support in any of the following areas, please contact
Employment and Education Advocate, Donna Marceau
(603)-889-7778 ext. 117

Employment Services

1. Consultation, intake and referral:
Meet with our Employment Education Advocate Donna Marceau to determine what is available to you. Donna will help to assess strengths, weaknesses barriers and opportunities, and help you map a path to achieving your goals.

2. Employment Preparation:
Our Advocate will provide guidance on how best to prepare and search for employment, this includes obtaining proper ID’s, developing an effective resume, coaching on proper demeanor and attire, and identifying appropriate job searching strategies.
3. Employment Placement Assistance:
Our Advocate will monitor job search and advise potential strategies for improvement, as well as avenues for opportunity.

4. Employment Retention:
Our Advocate will provide follow up consultation to facilitate job retention and determine possible nest steeps for vocational development.

Our Employment Center is open 11am-2pm.
Clients may use the space to find work and create resumes.

Identification and Documentation

Birth certificates and ID’s: Only individuals who are homeless are eligible for financial assistance. The financial assistance may not be used for fines or reinstatement fees.


Vocational Training: Homeless individuals receive appropriate consultation support and referrals in identifying programs that they can complete to improve employment prospect.

Transportation Support

Bus Tickets: Eligible clients may receive bus tickets for the use of obtaining employment. Goals must be identified in advance and progress must be reported to continue use of this service. Only needs directly applicable to employment are eligible requests.

Bike Donations: Clients may apply to receive a donated bicycle. This program is entirely dependent on available resources. All applicants are considered simultaneously, based on need, ability and utilization requirements.

Supplies for Work

Based on donation availability or grant eligibility, clients may be eligible to receive supplies needed to maintain employment. This may include but is not limited to: work gloves, work boots, tools, computer supplies, professional stationary, software, interview clothes, non-slip shoes, scrubs and other work-related items.

The NSKS serves the Greater Nashua area. Community support is critical to the NSKS. Over 80% of the funds for operating programs for those in need come from private contributions. We are grateful for your support.
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The Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter Inc.
is a 501(c)(3) private, tax deductible non-profit agency.