Category Archives: Adult Literacy

Benson Area Refugee Task Force (BART)

Shannon Linehan ~ (703)244-1143 ~ The Benson Area Refugee Task Force, BART, is a group of volunteers from Benson who work with refugees. We provide Citizenship, Computer, Health, and English Classes to refugees. We also watch the children of our adult students during class. Furthermore, we have clothing drives throughout the year for our  3 [...]

Educational Opportunity Center

John Gallion Jr. 402-280-3302 ~ Judge Elizabeth Pittman Building, 2002 Burt Street, Omaha NE 68178 ~ 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 [...]

Literacy Center for the Midlands

Pierre Sagitteh ~ (402) 342-7323 ~  1823 Harney St., Suite 204, Omaha, NE  68102 ~ 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)

Marni Newell ~ (402) 554-0759 ~ 3610 Dodge St, Suite 100, Omaha, NE  68131 ~ 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 [...]