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Community services

Thu., Sept. 13, 2012

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/Displaced Homemaker Center – Ideal for women and men who are making the transition from the home to the workforce because of a separation, divorce, loss of a spouse or partner, or because a spouse or partner is unable to work. Free training is provided in computers, résumé preparation, job and communication skills, and conflict resolution techniques. The Change Point/Displaced Homemaker Center program is sponsored by the Institute for Extended Learning. Call Denise McKinnon at (509) 279-6065 for more information or visit www.iel.spokane.edu, click on “Improve Your Life” and “Change Point.”

Citizenship Course – Offered by World Relief Spokane, 1522 N. Washington St., Suite 204. For more information call (509) 484-9829.

Employment and Training – For low-income youths, 16-21 years old, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at (509) 340-7800 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 and click on ‘Job Seekers.’

Free GED Preparation and Testing – For low-income dropout youths age 16-21 in Spokane County; call Next Generation Zone at (509) 340-7800 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.


 

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