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REACH Program graduates

REACH Program graduates

Congratulations to these three REACH Program graduates who completed their LPN training at Treasure Coast Technical College in December: April Green, Stephanie Amanzio, and Jenetta Williams. Stephanie was also class Valedictorian.

REACH Success Story

Briana Morgan RN

We love hearing from our REACH Family Self-Sufficiency Program clients. Here’s an update from Briana Morgan: “I came across this paper (REACH Program Self-Sufficiency Plan) we did during my pursuit to LPN in 2016. It’s crazy that the timeline matches up exactly to what I did! LPN Dec. 2017, RN school 2019, and today I … Read more

Ashlee Zuefle

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REACH client Ashlee Zuefle. recently received her Medical Assistant Certification from Treasure Coast Technical College. She was immediately hired at Cleveland Clinic, where she did her externship. Says Ashlee, “For the first time in my life, I feel like I’m on the path I’m supposed to be on.” Prior to her participation in EOCs REACH … Read more

Success Story REACH HVAC Client

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Congratulations to our REACH Family Self-Sufficiency Program Client, David Lackey, who recently received his HVAC Certification. David enrolled in our REACH Program when he was homeless and living at Camp Haven. Since completing his HVAC training, David is now employed and has moved out of Camp Haven into his own rental unit. Best of luck … Read more

EOCs REACH Program Graduates Three More LPNs


Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County, Inc. (EOC) is helping low-income Indian River County residents achieve their educational and vocational goals, earn a living wage, and move away from poverty and public assistance to financial self-sufficiency.  The REACH Program is ending generational poverty in Indian River County one family at a time.  Three REACH … Read more


Okeechobee classroom

EOC/Head Start held its annual Community Read from October 21- November 1, 2019.   Volunteers came out in numbers76 volunteer readers read to children in our 20 Head Start classrooms for a total of 49.75 hours.  Not only do our children love to have guest readers in the classroom, but we are able to count this … Read more

Congratulations Synovia


REACH Family Self-Sufficiency Program client Synovia, who just landed a job at Cleveland Clinic-Indian River Medical Center as a Phlebotomist! Good luck Synovia! (Synovia pictured here with our Community Services Director, Wendy Grow). If you are interested in learning more about how REACH can help you achieve your educational and professional goals, contact Wendy Grow … Read more