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*Alert* Currently we are only accepting applications from those with a Promise of Employment. 

Having a Promise of Employment means a company has hired you based on you successfully completing the training, you will then be working as a Certified Peer Specialist once you finish the training and have become certified. 


Trainings may be rescheduled due to COVID-19.


*Submitting an application does not guarantee your acceptance into a training for your information on our application procedures please read the below steps carefully*

Please Complete and submit Peers: Link to HOPE Initiative Application

To fill out an application you can either print off the application here Peers Link to HOPE Application or fill out the online form below (continue to scroll down to access the online application on this page).   Hard copies of application can be sent via US Postal Mail to: Peers Link to Hope Program, 3130 SE 2nd Ave, Grand Rapids MN 55744.  Questions about the application or the process please contact our team at: 218-999-4012.

Please note, we process 50-70 applications a month and training spots ARE LIMITED. Acceptance into any training event is not guaranteed until you have received a confirmation from our team about your acceptance status.  The entire application process could take up to 4-6 weeks from the time you submit your application.    PLEASE NOTE METRO TRAININGS FILL 6 -12 MONTHS PRIOR TO TRAINING EVENTS !!                                    

If you get accepted into a training YOU MUST give two weeks notice if you are unable to attend. If you are accepted into a training and do not give prior notice, there is no second chance.