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Adult Education

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  

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

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

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 Dept of Social Services - Family Support Division
1716 Four Seasons Dr., Ste. 104, Jefferson City, MO 65101

The SkillUP program offers Food Stamp 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, the University of Missouri and some Community Colleges in the Springfield and Kansas City areas.