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ABLE Learning Center
204 E. Dunklin Street Room 206 Jefferson City, MO 65101 

Office Hours: Mondays 3 - 7 pm and Tuesday - Friday  8am - noon.
Services: ABLE Learning Center provides literacy assistance to those 16 years of age or older and not in school. There is no charge for the services or the materials. Volunteer tutors meet one-on-one in private sessions arranged to meet the schedules of the student and tutor.



Adult Education and Literacy
204 East Dunklin Street, Jefferson City MO, 65101  
573-659-3122 
https://www.jcschools.us/domain/46

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30a.m.- 4:00p.m. 
Services: Individualized classes in basic academic subjects such as reading, math, and science to enable students to complete the high school equivalency diploma (HSE), enroll in higher education, or become employable. Fee: Free class, cost for exam.






CMCA - Show Me Healthy Relationships - Cole
807B N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO 65203
855-422-4510
Nolanda-Dodd@showmeaction.org
showmeaction.org

Services: ShowMe Healthy Relationships Program offers free courses to both individuals and couples.  The program helps committed couples (married or unmarried) enhance their relationships by learning how to build a healthy friendship, manage conflict, and work as a team to improve their relationship.  For singles, the program helps participants choose the right partner by learning key things to look for as they explore potential relationships as well as how to choose the right partner for a happy, stable relationship. 
Additional courses are offered including: Parenting, Step-Parenting, Taking Care of You, Money Management and Job Skills Training. 
Eligibility: Over 18 and not currently in domestic violent relationship 
Fees: None, barrier reducers are given for participation 



Centro Latino De Salud
609 N Garth Ave, Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 449-9442  
latino.centro@gmail.com

English/Spanish classes, Computer skills, Health Education. The mission of Centro Latino is to empower Latinos, Latino families and the general public through provision of services and guidance in navigating the health, education and cultural resources of mid-Missouri. Centro Latino provides assistance to immigrants as they become acclimated to their new environment with its different laws, customs, and language. Families and individuals that contact the Centro receive orientation to the community as well as physical, mental, and social support. The Centro strives to empower Latinos to live in an environment of mutual respect that encompasses personal interaction in the community as well as appropriate treatment by, and interaction with, service providers. Centro Latino helps all Latino families regardless of national origin, religion, or immigration status.
Geographic Area Served:  Mid-Missouri



Skill Up Program
Missouri State Children’s Division and Family Support Division
1716 Four Seasons Drive Suite 104 Jefferson City, MO 65101 
TANF recipients call 573-751-4688 Fax: 573-526-4746 
Food Stamp recipients call Mia Ponder at 573-443-8706 ext. 1052 for placement information
Hours: 8:00-5:00 (M-F)

The SkillUP program offers Food Stamp and TANF recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. The SkillUP Program is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS).
SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency. SkillUP is offered through Job Centers, and Central Missouri Community Action. 



WILL - Woods Institute of Language & Literacy
Columbia, MO 
Text or Call 573.424.0248  

WILL provides instruction for adult English language learners working toward a High School Equivalency (HSE) Certificate, job and vocational training.  The classes are free and open to adults 16 years of age and older. This program is designed to develop English proficiency while studying academic and work skills. 
WILL's mission is to remove barriers for education and work skills development of adults working to improve their socioeconomic status.
Classes are held at City of Refuge and MU Family Impact Center. Please contact for class schedules and descriptions.
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