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 Counseling for Unplanned Pregnancies – With open adoption services, sponsored by Spokane Consultants in Family Living, 1623 W. Gardner Ave.; (509) 328-6274.
Free GED Preparation and Testing – For low-income high school dropouts ages 16-21 in Spokane County; call Next Generation Zone at (509) 340-7800 or visit www.nextgenzone.org.
GED Preparation – Age 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 Community College – Offers free workshops on labor market and career preparation information, including assistance with resumes and cover letters. SCC Lair Student Center, 1810 N. Greene St. Call (509) 533-7249 or visit www.scc.spokane.edu/?cces.
Veterans Counseling – Free counseling services, sponsored by the Veterans Outreach Center, 13109 E. Mirabeau Parkway; (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.