Educational resources to help men and women move forward in life.
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Monday – Friday: 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Our educational resource center includes GED prep, computer literacy, resume guidance, employment readiness/job placement and even virtual reality classes. It is a vital part of helping men and women in their move to independent living.
The Learning Center is open to the general community each morning. Visitors may access the internet to perform job and/or housing searches, apply for social services or other personal business. They also have access to the phone, fax, copier and printer. They may also pursue educational goals if desired.
Participation in the Learning Center is a component of both the men’s and women’s recovery programs. Through assessments and consultation with staff, students identify career interests, aptitudes and academic needs. A plan is then put in place to help them meet their life and career goals.
Classes (small groups or online) include academic subjects primarily focusing on writing and math, personal financial competency, and computer literacy. For those without a high school diploma, GED classes are offered.
Through a Career Employment Skills class, students learn the skills necessary for success in the workplace, navigating the job search and application process and developing their resumes based on their career goals.
Program participants are able to enhance their job skills through several internet training programs. Areas of study range from business management to hospitality and health care preparation. One offers HVAC, solar, electrical, plumbing, and building maintenance training with assessments provided in virtual reality.