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Community services

Employment and Training – For low-income 16- to 21-year olds, 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 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 dropouts ages 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.

Transition’s Miryam’s House – Transitional housing for women moving through life crises; (509) 747-9222 or visit www.help4women.org.

Veterans Counseling – Free counseling services, sponsored by the Veterans Outreach Center, 13109 E. Mirabeau Parkway; (509) 444-8387.



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