• Skills For Living, Inc. Skills For Living, Inc.


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Mission Statement

The mission of Skills For Living is: Through community collaboration, Skills For Living provides comprehensive financial education, career, college planning and life skills courses, workshops and coaching to low and moderate income working adults, teens and college students to transform lives and break the cycle of generational poverty.


Skills For Living (S4L) is a Houston based, grass-roots, volunteer directed, non-profit organization. We are a United Way THRIVE agency and work with students from more than 40 high schools in the Houston area.

Last year almost 500 individuals volunteered with S4L to Make a Difference in our community.



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Average Review 1 reviews

Would you recommend Skills For Living, Inc.?

by Anonymous .. (2011-06-09 10:08:35.0)
Skills 4 Living has high ambitions but is unorganized and poorly-led. From the beginning, time commitments are widely underestimated and extra time devotion seems unappreciated. Volunteers are given unclear directions and have no leader or knowledgeable contact person to refer to -- in part because of constant staff/board/volunteer turnover and reorganizations. You will find yourself doing the same work and answering the same calls/emails over and over. All-in-all, working for them is a disappointing experience.  They may have a great message but are in desperate need of better leadership and planning. Volunteering should be a give-and-take between the non-profit and the volunteer. This is not the case at Skills 4 Living.
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