The Work Express Program is a program run by Father Bill’s and Mainspring. The program is designed to proved homeless persons with an opportunity to become productive citizens of the community through employment and independence by means of transitional housing, intensive case management, substance abuse counseling, and basic skills development. the ultimate goal of the program is helping participants reenter the workforce and to become self-sufficient. CDBG funds have been allocated to help cover the salaries of program staff and the stipends of program participants.