Mercy Center - Educational Opportunities

Category: Education Programs/GED/HSE

1) Adult Education and Workforce Readiness:
- ESOL Classes
- Computer Literacy Course
- Offers a National Work Readiness Credential
- High school classes (i.e., reading, writing, mathematics, science, social studies) are offered in English and Spanish

2) Immigrant Services:
- Naturalization application services
- DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) application services
- Legal assistance

3) Family Skills and Alternatives to Violence:
- Parenting (English & Spanish) (specialized parenting course for teens)
- Family Development Program
- Anger Management (Spanish)

4) Family Development:
Offers courses, workshops and home visits that focus on setting and achieving goals in the areas of family communications, academic achievement for adults and children, personal development, financial literacy, employment, and adequate housing.

5) Social Services and Community Education:
Provides an opportunity for participants to work one-on-one with a case worker to solve current problems and create a support structure that will prevent those problems from recurring.

6) Youth Programs:
Offers offer a series of programs for the children of Mercy Center’s families, presenting them with alternatives to the violence and negativity to which they are often subjected. These activities address the needs of children for a safe environment and provide an opportunity to advance their creative and educational potential through individual assistance and group activities.

7) Personal Development:
Provides opportunities include support and spirituality groups, individual counseling, yoga, guidance in personal goal setting and achievement, breathing exercises, classes in stress reduction and wellness exercises, events and workshops focused on building and maintaining long-term supportive relationships.

Phone: 718-993-2789
Address: 377 East 145 Street
Bronx, NY 10454
Updated: October 26, 2015 18:14


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