Foster Grandparents Program
Foster Grandparents are role models and friends to children with exceptional needs. The program provides a way for volunteers age 55 and over to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities.
Help children learn to read and provide one-on-one tutoring
Mentor troubled teenagers and young mothers
Care for premature infants or children with disabilities
Help children who have been abused or neglected
After School Program
Summer Camp – The primary purpose of the summer camp is educational and/or cultural development. The environment may allow children to take healthy risks in a safe and nurturing environment.
Family Success Center
Family Success Center is a place where any community resident can go for family support, information and services such as computer classes, ESL classes, financial literacy, and family strengthening program, fatherhood initiative, family games, family picnic and movie night.
- Beginner ESL – Beginner classes are for those who speak little or no English. These classes focus on basic conversational English speaking and reading skills needed for survival. Vocabulary lessons might cover words needed for routine activities, such as catching a bus, renting an apartment, finding a job and cashing a paycheck. Adults who complete a beginner program can move up to intermediate programs, which include instruction in English grammar and reading.
- Intermediate – Intermediate programs are designed for adults who have good speaking skills, but who may need help with reading and writing in English. These programs prepare adult students for career training to enter the workforce or to move on to advanced English programs that can prepare them for college courses.
- Computer Class offers basic instruction on computers. Classes geared toward older adults emphasizing straightforward learning of computer basic.
- Life skill program- Life skills are important and are necessary for us to survive. They are what we use to advance through our lives. They are gained and developed as we grow and age through the experiencing of trials and struggles. As these types of things happen in a person’s life they learn these Life skills and they begin to become greater and more important. Another way to learn and strengthen life skills are through involvement of uplifting programs such as seminars, life coaching programs, and other types of positive uplifting encounters.
Family support services can help in times of crisis when a family member or loved one becomes ill, or when things get difficult at home for other reasons. These family support services may include:
- Information and referral
Family and individual counseling
Please contact us for Health Referrals.