Category Archives: Adult Literacy


Refugee Empowerment Center (Formerly SSCA)

Scott Larsen ~ slarsen@RefugeeEmpowerment.org (402) 554-0759 ~ 3610 Dodge Street, Suite 100  Omaha NE  68131   Refugee Empowerment Center is a refugee resettlement agency that provides initial and ongoing services and programs to refugees beginning new lives in the United States. We host on-site programs that promote cultural competence and self-sufficiency. Our volunteers have the opportunity [...]


Omaha Public Schools | Independent Studies Program/Adult High School

Jacqueline Washington, Program Director ~ Jacqueline.Washington@ops.org (531) 299-9394 ~ 3215 Cuming St, Omaha, NE 68131   The Independent Study Program (ISP) is part of the Multiple Pathways Program. ISP provides opportunities for students ages 17-21 to earn credit toward graduation in a homework based, self-paced, individualized environment. We need volunteers to help tutor students in [...]


Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Beverly Hornig ~ (402)658-8933 ~ BensonRefugeeTF@gmail.com www.BensonRefugeetf.com The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide citizenship and computer tutoring to refugees. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our 3 times a year Clothes Closets for refugee families. We are always trying [...]


Educational Opportunity Center

Dasha Sudar 402-280-3310 ~ dashasudar@creighton.edu Judge Elizabeth Pittman Building, 2002 Burt Street, Omaha NE 68178 ~ www.creighton.edu/eop/eoc The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is one of the five federally grant funded TRIO programs at Creighton University under the Department of Education. Creighton’s EOC program provides counseling & information on college admissions to qualified adults who want to enter [...]


Literacy Center for the Midlands

Pierre Sagitteh ~ (402) 342-7323 ~ psagitteh@midlandsliteracy.org  1823 Harney St., Suite 204, Omaha, NE  68102 ~ www.midlandsliteracy.org The mission of the Literacy Center for the Midlands is to empower adults and families by helping them acquire the literacy skills and practices necessary to be active and contributing members of their communities. Volunteers attend an hour [...]


Southern Sudan Community Association (SSCA)

Laura Weiss ~ (402) 554-0759 ~ lweiss@sscaomaha.org 3610 Dodge St, Suite 100, Omaha, NE  68131 ~ www.sscaomaha.info SSCA Omaha is a refugee resettlement agency that provides initial and ongoing services and programs to refugees beginning new lives in the United States. We host on-site programs that promote cultural competence and self-sufficiency. Our volunteers have the opportunity to interact with refugees [...]