Classes/Tutoring

Family Nurturing Center Parenting Education Series

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2016

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Audience: Parents with 2-5 year olds

Contact Name: Sandy  Sachs, Child Development Specialist

Contact phone and email: 617-474-1143 x227 or ssachs@familynurturing.org

Location: Family Nurturing Center’s Family Enrichment Site at UP Academy Dorchester

Address: 35 Westville Street, Dorchester

Description: Join for the first of a seven week series on how you can help your child develop the social-emotional skills (confidence, curiosity, intentionality, self-control, relating to others, communication, and cooperation) he or she will need to be successful in kindergarten.  Childcare, snacks, and text book provided. Please register in advance.

Human Services Employment Ladder Program- May

Orientation and Screenings to register for HELP program:

Orientations on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9:30am. They ask candidates to go through a screening process which includes an interview to assess eligibility. 

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New Pathway to a CDL Transportation Career

Looking for an alternative career path? The transportation industry is an untapped market for young adults. Join us for an informational workshop on how to obtain your CDL license (Class A, B, C, D). 

Two-part workshop. All are welcome.

Session I: Thursday, April 28, 5:30 p.m.

& Saturday, April 30, 10:00 a.m.

Session II: Thursday, May 19, 5:30 pm

& Saturday, May 21, 10:00 a.m.

Where: Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library
65 Warren Street

Limited space. To register, please call 617.922.7283 or email gnmiller68@gmail.com

Explore Japan 2016

The Explore Japan Program is a FREE unique 2.5-week cultural exchange program now celebrating its 23rd year! In this one-of-a-kind enrichment and exchange
experience, local students ages 8-18 host and spend time with a visiting
Japanese High School student, learn about the many facets of Japanese
culture, and make friendships to last a lifetime. Explore Japan is happy to
announce that we are now accepting applications from families in all Eastern
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Financial Education Classes

Join Codman Square NDC for a workshop series that will change the way you manage your money.

You will learn to:

  • Develop a personal savings plan
  • Build wealth and reduce expenses
  • Understand the basics of credit and debt
  • Plan for your financial future
  • Set goals like buying a home

2016 Series Dates:

  • April 5-26
  • June 2-23
  • September 7-28
  • October 4-25

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Codman Square NDC, 587 Washington St, Dorchester, MA 02124

Each series consists of 4 Sessions 

Please plan to attend all classes

Call or email Kenya to register, 617-825-4224 x134/Kenya@csndc.com

 

 

Tiny Tot Sign Language

Want to reduce your child's frustration with communication? Jumpstart their language development? Strengthen your adult-child bond? We'll be using songs, stories, and rhymes to learn sign-language . Luci Davis, an early childhood educator and a caregiver of younger children will teach these classes.

Class will meet 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, and 5/27. 
For babies and toddlers, and their adult caregivers. No groups. Need more information? Contact the Children's Librarian at 617.436.2155.

 

Where: Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library, 1520 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester 02122

Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline

  • Improve Your Reading, Writing, and Math Skills
  • Learn to Speak English
  • Earn a High School Equivalency Credential
  • Volunteer in an Adult Education Program

Call Today! Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline:  1-800-447-8844 7 days a week, 6 AM to midnight. 

 

Free information on Adult Secondary Education/HiSET prep, ESOL, reading, writing, math, and citizenship classes for adults offered throughout Massachusetts.

 

Information online at: www.mass.gov/edu/literacyhotline

Strive Boston: Free Job Readiness, Financial Literacy & Placement Services Program

Free Job Readiness, Financial Literacy & Placement Services 5 Week Program. No Experience Needed!

The Program includes: 

  • Professional development
  • Resume writing
  • Basic computer training
  • Hi-Set preparation
  • Mock interviews
  • Employer presentations
  • Job placement assistance at completion of training
  • 2 year follow-up services
  • Youth programing 16 - 24

Certification Programs:

  • CPR/First Aid/AED
  • OSHA 10
  • Microsoft Suite

 

Location:  651 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124

  • T   617-825-1800
  • F    617-825-1896

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Operation P.E.A.C.E. Dorchester Youth Center : Computer Lab/Computer Class Schedule

Operation P.E.A.C.E. Dorchester Youth Center:

Their 800-sq/ft center is handicap accessible and was built to provide free learning, technology resources, and an activity space for Dorchester residents. Their computer lab has eight workstations and our After School space has the capacity to serve 12 children, grades K-5.

Computer Lab/Computer Class Schedule 

MONDAY

  • Computer Lab Open Noon-2pm
  • **No Computer classes unless you have scheduled an appointment.

TUESDAY

11:00-Noon Computer Class:

  • Introduction to the computer and it’s parts
  • How to set up Email
  • Facebook
  • Password resets
  • Introduction to Word, Excel, etc

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Yoga Classes

Free yoga at BCYF cleveland community center. 

Where:  BCYF Cleveland Community Center, 11 Charles Street, Dorchester 

When: Monday & Wednesdays AT 7:00PM

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