March 5, 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; (509) 326-6355.

Change Point! program – Ideal for women who are separated, divorced, or widowed, have a disability, or who have been incarcerated; provides free training in computers, resume preparation, job interviewing, communication skills, and conflict resolution techniques; sponsored by the Washington State Displaced Homemaker Program; contact Denise McKinnon at (509) 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; (509) 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 (509) 532-3140.

Employment and Training – For low-income youth, 16-21 years old, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at (509) 532-3040.

Free Career Counseling and Job Search Assistance – For low-income residents of Spokane County; Work Source at (509) 532-3140.

Free Counseling for Unplanned Pregnancies – With open adoption services, sponsored by Spokane Consultants in Family Living, 1623 W. Gardner Ave.; (509) 328-6274.

Free Confidential Counseling for Unplanned Pregnancies – Through New Hope Child and Family Agency, at Northeast Community Center, 4001 N. Cook Ave.; (509) 327-7554.


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