When Juan started the LCA Solano County employment program in October 2016, he was having a rough time as he was homeless. He never had a set schedule, working as a painter under the table, and was unable to work on rainy days.
In August of 2016 Sarah sought help from her probation officer to remove some of the barriers that she faced finding employment. We informed Sarah that once she completed the workbooks and began showing she was reliable and dedicated to the program LCA would assist her to get her Class B license.
David was referred as a juvenile client by his probation officer in late November. In the beginning David was unsocial, introverted and lacked confidence. After several sessions he mentioned he had been diagnosed with Asperger’s and upon learning this LCA was able to assist his needs.
Timothy was in custody while participating in the employment program. Before he could finish he was sent to prison for four months. Upon release in December 2016 Timothy came to probation to finish what he started. Timothy had a goal of becoming an iron worker and he stayed focused on that goal.
"When I first came into the Veterans Court program I had never had more than one consecutive month of sobriety. I had lived a pretty wild life that included two year-long deployments to Iraq and a lot of partying, alcohol, and girls in between and after deployments. After receiving my second DUI in 2011 I realized that I needed to slow down my lifestyle".
“I have to tell you that your staff made a very unpleasant experience (my incarceration) the best that it could possibly be under the circumstances. I just wanted to commend you on the wonderful staff you have.”