Employment and Training – For low-income youths, 16-21 years old, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at (509) 532-3113 or visit www.nextgenzone.org.
Free Career Counseling and Job Search Assistance – For low-income residents of Spokane County; Work Source Spokane. Call (509) 532-3120 or visit www.workspokane.org.
Free GED Preparation and Testing – For low-income dropout youths age 17-21 in Spokane County; call Next Generation Zone at (509) 532-3113 or visit www.nextgenzone.org.
GED Preparation – Ages 19 and up at many sites in Spokane; call the Community Colleges Institute for Extended Learning Adult Basic Education, (509) 533-4600 or visit www.iel.spokane.edu.
Miryam’s House of Transition – For women moving through life crisis; (509) 747-9222.
Spokane Human Rights Commission – Responds to discrimination complaints based on race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, familial status and other factors; (509) 625-6191.
Spokane Community College – Offers free workshops on labor market and career preparation information, including assistance with résumés and cover letters. SCC Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene St. For more information call (509) 533-7249 or visit www.scc.spokane.edu/?cces.
Veterans Counseling – Free counseling services, sponsored by the Veterans Outreach Center; (509) 444-8387.
sponsored According to two 2015 surveys, 62 percent of Americans do not have enough savings to handle an unexpected emergency, much less any long-term plans.