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Texas Workforce Commission - Job Seekers and Employees
Has tips on career planning; interviews and resumes; services for layoffs and downsizing, and a free job search function. 
http://www.twc.state.tx.us/customers/jsemp/job-seekers-employees.html


Amarillo Area Adult Literacy Council
2219 S. Van Buren
373-9009
This program will match a person 16 years old or older wanting to learn to read with a volunteer tutor who will assist. There is a $10 assessment fee. Monday - Thursday. 8:30am-7:00pm     No childcare available.


Amarillo College Community Link English and GED Classes
Register at 2412 N. Grand
381-8968       http://www.actx.edu/community/

Bilingual Classes
Paramount Baptist Church     353-1680  Wednesday 9:30-11:30am or 6:15-8:15pm   Childcare

Comanche Trail Church of Christ   2700 S.E. 34th  373 4190   7pm on Tuesdays   Childcare

Region 16   1601 S. Cleveland   677-5284  8:30-11:30am  or 5:00-7:30pm  No childcare


Conversational English Classes
First Baptist Church    13th & Tyler  373-2891   Thurs. 8am-12pm   Sunday  4:30-6:00pm  Childcare


Challenge Program
Texas 877-822-0050 or 432-836-4648   http://www.ngycp.org/site/state/tx/
The Challenge Academy is a volunteer program for 16-18 year old teens that are at risk of dropping out or that have already dropped out of high school. The program is open to all students but requires a 17 1/2 month commitment .  It has an accredited high school based on military practices. Cadets will work towards high school credit recovery, obtaining their GED and  earn a high school diploma.


Christian Women's Job Corp
1515 S. Buchanan   373-2066
This is a program that helps women with assistance to get back to the job market. They provide specific skills like communication skills, computer skills, financial management, networking abilities. They are placed with a mentor that gives support and friendship.


Computer Training
Vista
701 S. Taylor, Suite 190 B  
372-3700     http://www.vistacollege.edu/locations/amarillo_campus.htm
Courses at Computer Career Center in Amarillo, TX equip students with the education and skills they need to complete certificates in computer technology, office, and healthcare careers.

The certificate training programs enable students just like you to study subjects like advanced technical support, including computer software and security concepts. Certificates in healthcare administration and office administration are also in high demand in this diverse and growing city. CCC enables students to train for certificates in these careers, as well. Large numbers of people and large numbers of businesses in Amarillo, TX need skilled administration professionals to function.

Cornerstone Outreach Job and Computer Training
1111 N. Buchanan
381-2131
The Computer lab has 10 computer available for computer training classes. Job training also consist of basic interview skills, help with filling out applications and resumes. Job bank is updated weekly.


DAC (Diploma and Certificate) Program
Contact Gina Law at 335-4243 or any high school counselor

This is a joint project between the Amarillo Independent School District and Amarillo College. Participants will be able to earn high school credits along with college credits in technical program.

The criteria for the program is: Students will be between 17-25 years old. Students will need to recovery no more thatn 5 credits to gain a diploma. Students must have been enrolled in AISD when they failed to complete the diploma requirements.


English Classes
Church of Christ at Comanche Trail  2700 S.E. 34th  Thurs. 7-8:30pm  Nursery and transportation

Paramount Baptist Church  3801 S. Western  337-4488  Wedns. 6:30-8:30pm  Nursery and transportation

First Baptist Church  12th and Tyler  351-1554 Thurs. 10am-12pm, Sun. 4:30-6:00pm Nursery and transportation

Washington Avenue Christian Church  3800 S. Washington  352-1442  Mon. 7-8:30pm   Books are $10. Transportation provided.

Free English Classes      2011         


Amarillo North Branch Library
1500 Northeast 24th Avenue  
(806) 381-7931  
Saturday 10 am
Open enrollment throughout the year.

Amigo Center 
2303 S. Arthur
(806) 681-9110

Conversational Classes
Monday at 7:00 -9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30- 10:30 pm

Citizenship classes
Thursday 7:00-8:30 pm
Friday 9:30-11:00am

Grammar Classes (higher level)
Tuesdays 7:00-9:00 pm
No childcare available.
Open enrollment throughout the year.

Comanche Trails (Improve your English)
2700 E 34th Ave
(806) 373-4190
Tuesday 7:00-8:15 pm (runs with school calendar)

You must pre-register and call ahead of time to see if they will provide daycare.

First Baptist Church
1208 South Tyler
(806) 373-2831
Thursday 10:00 am-12 pm, classes start Sept. 15th.
Sunday 4:00 pm-5:30 pm, classes start Sept.11th.
Childcare available and you must start when the first class starts.

Paramount Baptist Church
3801 South Western St. Building A   
(806) 355-3396
Wednesday 9:30- 11:30am
Wednesday 6:30-8:30pm
Classes start September 7th
Childcare available (birth-5)
Open enrollment throughout the year.

  Paramount Baptist Church
3801 South Western St. Building A 
(806) 355-3396
Wednesday 9:30- 11:30am

 Clases de Ingles Gratis   2011

 

Amarillo North Branch Library
1500 Northeast 24th Avenue  
(806) 381-7931 
Sábado 10:00 am
Inscripción abierta todo el ano.

 Amigo Center 
2303 S. Arthur
(806) 681-9110

Clase Conversacional
Lunes 7:00 -9:00 pm
Jueves 8:30- 10:30 pm

Clases de Ciudadanía
Jueves 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Viernes 9:30-11:00 am

Clases de Gramática (nivel alto)
Martes 7-9:00 pm
No tienen servicios de guardería. 
Inscripción abierta todo el ano.

 Comanche Trails (Mejore su Ingles)
2700 E 34th Ave 
(806) 373-4190
Martes 7-8:15 pm (clases igual que la escuela)
Usted debe registrarse previamente y llame ante
para preguntar si tienen guardería.

 First Baptist Church
1208 South Tyler
(806) 373-2831
Jueves 10am-12pm, clases empiezan Sept. 15
Domingo 4-5:30pm, clases empiezan Sept.11
Usted tiene que empezar el primer día de clases
y hay guardería disponible.

 Paramount Baptist Church
3801 South Western St. Building A  
(806) 355-3396
Miércoles 9:30- 11:30 am
Miércoles  6:30-8:30 pm
Clases empiezan Septiembre 7
Inscripción abierta todo el ano y guardería disponible para niños de 0-5.

Faith City Misstion "Helping Hands of Grace"
1111 N. Buchanan  
381-2131    http://www.faithcity.org/learn-ministries-employment-services

GED program and mentoring. They will help with job search and placement. Childcare available.


General GED or ESL Questions
806-677-5280  Keila Sanddridge, ABE Coordinator


HEP Program
(Amarillo Technical Center)   
335-4355     http://www.actx.edu/hep/index.php?module=article&id=15

GED Preparation and testing for farm and migrant workers. Must be at least 17 and proficient in English. Free room and board, weekly stipends and test will be paid.


Job Corp
1206 W. 7th
372-5521 ext. 1665 Bill Spies     http://www.jobcorps.gov/centers.aspx
Program for students ages 16-24.  Industry-based certifications, hands on training, high school and GED programs, housing, meals and medical provided.  Biweekly allowance while they are learning.


Panhandle Community Services
372-2531   Phylllis Cook
If you have students who can't pay for GED tests, PCS can pay for them.


Refugee and Citizenship
376-4571
Resettlement services that include medical, orientation, employment, housing, transportation, school, social security number. Translation services in 14 languages.


Region 16 area GED TEsting Sites

  Region 16 ESC
1601 S. Cleveland
Monday-Thursday

Clarendon College: email -  joel.zehr@clarendoncollege.edu or tex.buckhaults@clarendoncollege.edu      telephone - 806-874-3571

Office hours: 8am-4:30pm
Test Days: 2nd Monday of each month, 8am - completion
Test Fees: $85
Retest Fees: $18
Spanish Test: Yes


Dalhart I.S.D. GED Testing:  email - bassettkat@dalhart.k12tx.us
telephone - 806-244-7300

Office hours: 8am-4:00pm M-F
Test Days: 1st Monday and Tuesday of each month, 5pm - 10:30pm
Test Fees: $75
Retest Fees: $15
Spanish Test: Yes


Pampa  Class  
Clarendon College
Pampa Campus Room 101
Monday & Wednesday 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Perryton Class
Frank Phillips College
Allen Campus
2314 S. Jefferson
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Borger  
Frank   Phillips College
1301 W. Roosevelt-Classroom 15
Wednesday and Thursday   5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

City of Amarillo
For employees and family members
823 S. Johnson
Monday & Wednesday
5:30pm-8:30pm

Hereford Night ClassDeaf Smith Library
 211 E. 4th St
Monday 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Richard Milburn Academy
4106 SW 51st
463-2284     http://www.milburnschools.org/articles/rma_amarillo_tx
This school will take students that are at least a freshman. They work one on one with students. The have morning and afternoon sessions. Students only attend one session.


Wesley Community Center
1615 South Roberts
372-7960     http://www.wesleycommunitycenter.com/google98488aac95199d3c.html
They offer a family health clinic, ESL classes, Head Start program, monthly immigration clinics, summer camp programs, evening sports and recreation for youth, youth/teen mentoring, notary services, low cost child care. They also provide Spanish and Sign Language classes.

 

 

 








 

 

 

 

 








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