January 22, 2009 in Washington Voices

Community services

 

Attendant Care Registry – Free service matching disabled adults and children with personal-care providers; sponsored by Coalition of Responsible Disabled; 326-6355.

Change Point! program – Provides free training for women in computers, resume preparation, job interviewing, communication skills, and conflict resolution techniques; sponsored by the Washington State Displaced Homemaker Program; contact Denise McKinnon at 279-6065.

Citizenship Course – Offered by Community Colleges of Spokane, Mondays or Tuesdays, 5-9 p.m., Adult Education Center, 2310 N. Monroe St., Room 117; 533-4600.

Easter Seal Society of Washington – Offers free computer loan program for individuals with disabilities; 326-8292.

Employment, Education and Training – For Spokane County residents who have been laid off from work or have low income; provided through Work Source at 532-3140.

Employment and Training – For low-income youth, 16-21 years old, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at 532-3040.

Free Career Counseling and Job Search Assistance – For low-income residents of Spokane County; Work Source at 532-3140.

Free Counseling for Unplanned Pregnancies – With open adoption services, sponsored by Spokane Consultants in Family Living, 1623 W. Gardner Ave.; 328-6274.

Free Confidential Counseling for Unplanned Pregnancies – Through New Hope Child and Family Agency, at Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook Ave.; 327-7554.

Free GED Preparation and Testing – For low-income dropout youth age 17-21 in Spokane County; call Next Generation Zone at 532-3040.

GED Preparation – Ages 19 and up at many sites in Spokane; call the Community Colleges Institute for Extended Learning Adult Basic Education, 533-4600.

Miryam’s House of Transition – For women moving through life crisis; 747-9153 or 325-1632.

Money Management – Sponsored by Consumer Credit Counseling Service, second Tuesday of each month, 6:30-9 p.m., Teamsters Building basement, 1912 N. Division St.; call 327-3777 to register.

Spokane Human Rights Commission – responds to discrimination complaints based on race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, familial status and other factors; 625-6110.

Veterans Counseling – Free counseling services, sponsored by the Veterans Outreach Center; 444-8387.


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