Education/Learning


Southern Crescent Technical College

In order to prepare individuals to pass the GED, the Adult Education Program has classes that are specifically designed for adults who have different needs, backgrounds, and skills. A flexible program has been designed which meets the needs of any individual wishing to participate. Programs are located at our two main campuses in Griffin and Thomaston

Service Area(s): Butts Fayette Henry Jasper Lamar Pike Taylor

Expanded Foods and Nutrition Education Program

To educate parents how to feed their children healthier meals and snacks, save money on food, and reduce the risk of food borne illnesses. Participants learn how to save money on food, plan quick and easy meals for their family, prepare delicious and nutritious recipes and how to keep foods safe to eat. EFNEP also offers sessions for teenage mothers where they learn how to eat healthfully during pregnancy, evaluate whether breast feeding or bottle feeding is best for them and to feed their baby appropriately to help prevent childhood overweight. Also, workshops are offered for children and youth ages 4 to 18 years of age. These programs are offered through after school programs, Headstart, Pre-K and other agencies. Participants learn how to make healthy food choices, wash hands properly and how to prepare easy and healthy snacks. Participants receive a certificate after completion.

Service Area(s): Sumter

Wiregrass Tech Region Certified Literate Community Program

A community based partnership between business, education, and government committed to improving the literacy levels of children, families, and workers in the Wiregrass Technical College Region of GA.

Service Area(s): Ben Hill

GA Center for Youth

A dedicated, caring and unique group of people serving troubled youth. We provide a nurturing environment necessary to foster change, growth, and maturity so that our children reach their maximum potential. Serving with compassion, skill, effectiveness and respect, we make a difference in each child’s life. Residential Treatment: Each child is supported by a staff consisting of a psychiatrist, a client advocate, Human Service professionals and nursing staff. Educational Program: GA Certified teachers provide the educational program for students. Teachers are trained to work with learning disabilities and behavior disorders. Therapeutic Foster Care: Placement in certified therapeutic foster homes provided. Foster families will be supported with on-going case management and 24-hour crisis intervention as needed.

Service Area(s): GA
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