EDUCATION - CHILDREN/ADULTS - GED

AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EMPLOYMENT  CENTER

405-810-9202
4801 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 200, OKC, OK 73118
Mon - Fri 8:30 - 11 am & 1 - 4:30 pm (except Mon mornings)
  • Funded through the Department of Labor.
  • Vocational training provides training and job search assistance.
  • Must live in OK County.
  • GED classes offered for individuals 18 and older.
  • Also offer a summer youth program for individuals 14 – 21 that includes working in the summer.
  • Year-round vocational training offered for youth & adults.

BETHEL FOUNDATION USA                             

405-286-3700
13003 N Western, OKC, OK 73114
www.bethelfoundationusa.com
  • Obtain temporary housing to create a better home for your children. Complete classes to earn your GED. Prepare paperwork to get you accepted into college or vocational schools. Apply for financial aid, scholarships and grants to pay for your higher education expenses.
  • Look for employment and provide career advancement training. Kids Rock Camp - June 21-25 and July 26-30, 9 am - noon.
  • Free ABE (Advanced Basic Education) and GED (General Education Degree) are available.  Please visit their website at www.okcps.org call 405-231-2053.

CELEBRATIONS EDUCATION  SERVICES INC.

405-236-4038
5716 S Western, OKC, OK 73109
Mon - Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm

Private, full-time, bilingual preschool and kindergarten program.  Preschool $250 per month.

HEAD START COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY OF OKLAHOMA/CANADIAN COUNTIES

405-232-0199
319 SW 25, OKC, OK 73109
Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm
www.caaofokc.org

Need to call for referral for specific area.

  • Serves disadvantaged kids ages 3-5 years
  • Parental Involvement
  • Special Classes (GED): Classes in general education are available free of charge at two District Centers.      You must be receiving DHS benefits to qualify

CROSSINGS COMMUNITY CENTER             

405-749-0800
2208 W Hefner Rd., OKC, OK
Clinic by appointment
Celebrate Recovery Thurs 6 pm - 9 pm
www.crossingsokc.org

Medical, dental, eye care, and counseling, The Club - mentoring, life skills, spiritual program for John Marshall Middle School students, Celebrate Recovery - a program to help adults heal from the hurts, habits and hang-ups in their lives - limited legal services. The Club - Students who apply from John Marshall Middle School, Clinic--low income without insurance.  No cost.

EASTERN OKLAHOMA COUNTY  TECHNICAL CENTER

405-390-9591
4601 N Choctaw Road, Choctaw, OK 73032
Mon - Thurs 8 am - 9 pm
Fri 8 pm - 3 pm

Provides lifelong career and technical training and personal development through quality programs, services and activities.

THE EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT MINISTRY (TEEM)

405-235-5671
14 NE 13th St., OKC, OK 73104
Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm

Faith-based, provides job training, including assistance in obtaining GED and learning job skills (such as computer skills).  Also assists in job search.  No charge for services.  Must be 18 years or over.

EMERSON ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CENTER

405-232-5273
715 N. Walker, OKC, OK 73102 Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 2:20 pm

Outreach programs for pregnant and female parenting students 6th - 12th grade, credit recovery for suspended students, students with special adjustment needs, students with chronic attendance problems, students who are medically unable to attend school, students in special facilities for psychological maladjustment or chemical dependency, grades 9 - 12.

FRANCIS TUTTLE  TECHNOLOGY CENTER

405-722-7799
12777 N Rockwell, OKC, OK 73142
Mon - Fri 8 am - 8:30 pm.
www.francistuttle.edu

Provides lifelong career and technical training and personal development through quality programs, services and activities. Fee varies.

HEAD START - COMMUNITY ACTION  AGENCY OF OKLAHOMA CITY AND OKLAHOMA/CANADIAN COUNTIES

405-232-0199
319 SW 25th, OKC, OK 73109
Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm.
www.caaofokc.org

Full and part-time day care and preschool services with emphasis on the areas of child development, health/safety, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, family partnerships, parent involvement and literacy. These programs advocate for a community that shares responsibility for the healthy development of children and families. Children 3 to 5 years of age are eligible for enrollment if their families meet the income guidelines.

LATINO COMMUNITY  DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

405-236-0701
420 SW 10 St., OKC, OK 73109
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm

Counseling for children, HIV testing, immunizations, car seats, parenting classes, English and computer classes, women’s clinic, transitional housing, home visits for Spanish speaking clients, individual counseling. Services targeted at Latino population.

METRO TECHNOLOGY CENTER                    

405-424-8324
1900 Springlake Dr. OKC, OK 73111
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Provides lifelong career and technical training and personal development through quality programs, services and activities.  Guidance and academic services, vocational education, career counseling, ESL and GED classes, financial assistance with cost of tuition, textbooks, transportation, job search assistance.  Eligibility varies by program. 

OKLAHOMA ADULT LEARNING CENTER

405-231-2055 (Downtown OKC)
Schedule for testing Mon-Fri 8:30 am- 4:00 pm
  • Can provide assistance in finding GED prep classes and scheduling an exam.
  • $60 to schedule an exam.
  • Free classes
  • 8th grade reading test

OKLAHOMA CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND EDUCATION

405-682-7859
7777 S. May Ave., OKC, OK 73159
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm

ABE & GED PREP classes provided.

OKLAHOMA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS  NATIVE AMERICAN STUDENT SERVICES

405-587-0357
900 N Klein, OKC, OK 73118
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

After school tutoring, night school for juniors and seniors, career and higher ed. workshops, drug/alcohol prevention. Native American descent, reside in Oklahoma City School district.

OKLAHOMA COOPERATIVE  EXTENSION SERVICE

405-731-1125
930 N Portland, OKC, OK 73107
Mon - Fri 8 am - 4:30 pm

Family and consumer science services, nutrition, health, parenting and co-parenting education, gardening. Oklahoma County residents no fee.

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY AT OKC                  

405-945-8627
Student Support Services
900 N. Portland Ave., OKC, OK 73107
Mon –Thurs 8:00am – 5:30pm & Fri 8am-5pm
GED 405-945-8691

www.osuokc.edu/soar

For first generation college student, financially disadvantaged, and/or physically challenged.

  • Academic advisement
  • Career counseling
  • Extensive tutorial assistance
  • Financial aid information
  • Cultural events/field trips
  • Advocacy intervention
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Workshops (stress management, note taking/study skills, career options, test      anxiety, parenting skills, etc)

PRESBYTERIAN URBAN MISSIONS                 

405-946-1556
3737 N Portland, OKC, OK 73112
 
Food Pantry 1pm - 4pm
School supplies Tues and Thurs 9am - 11am
After school Monday – Friday
  • Provides clothing, household items, emergency groceries for up to 4 days, tutoring program, K-5th grade school supplies
  • Emergency assistance with utility bills, transportation, prescription expenses, and gas (one time only)
  • Tutoring program for students Kindergarten - 5th grade
  • Need a referral from DHS or proof of income first visit

PROJECT READ INC.                                          

405-348-7323
27 E 15th St., Edmond, OK 73013
Mon -Thurs 9am - noon and by appt.

Adult education, English as 2nd language, GED. No fee.

REACH - OKLAHOMA STATE  UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY

405-945-8636
900 N Portland, OKC, OK 73107
Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm

REACH provides short-term educational and career skills training in various areas that qualify students to enter the workforce in professional positions.  Courses are individualized to each students' educational plan.  Students are given the opportunity to apply skills on the job through internships and work experience assignments.  Professional development workshops and job search activities are an integral part of the students' learning experience.  College credit is available for certificates and AAS degree programs as stated in the DHS employability plan.   

RENEW DROPOUT RECOVERY  PROGRAM

405-605-3319
201 NE 48 th , Oklahoma City, OK 73105
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 2:30 pm

Opportunity to receive a high school diploma for students who have dropped out. Age: 16-19. Oklahoma City School district. Referral required from Board of Education or home school. No fee . 

ROSE STATE COLLEGE 

405-736-0315
6420 SE 15th St., Midwest City, OK 73110
Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm

Skills and needs assessment, job training, pre-employment training. Fee varies.

SALVATION ARMY                                              

405-246-1060
Men's lodge 405-246- 1080
Family lodge 405-246-1133
311 SW 5th St., OKC, OK 73101
PO Box 2095, OKC, OK 73101

Mon - Thurs 9am - noon, 1pm - 3:30pm

  • Food Assistance, Meals, Emergency Shelter, Clothing Assistance, Utility Assistance, Christmas Assistance.
  • Senior Citizens Transportation Program
  • Boys & Girls Clubs serves as a youth center for children of working parents. Children are provided with meals, homework assistance, character-building activities and recreation activities at the center, located at 2808 SE 44th and at 201 S. Bickford in El Reno, 73036.
  • Serves Oklahoma, Canadian and Cleveland counties.

SHILOH                                                                   

405-858-7011
601 NE 63rd St., OKC, OK 73105
www.shilohcamp.org

Call for Information. Shiloh provides programs designed to promote learning, healing, and wholeness. Will reach inner city youth and families in a beautiful, natural environment. These programs will include education, training, outdoor athletics, recreation, and cultural activities.

SMARTSTART                                                       

405-278-6978
1-866-283-0987
421 NW 13th St., OKC, OK 73103
Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm

www.smartstartok.org

A statewide early childhood initiative coalition to promote school readiness.

SUNBEAM FAMILY SERVICES                         

616 NW 21st, OKC, OK 73103-1899
8:30am – 8pm Mon – Wed, 8:30am – 5pm Thurs &Fri
www.sunbeamfamilyservices.org
  • Emergency and contract foster care for abused/neglected children.
  • Individual, marital, and family counseling for all ages based on sliding scale for those without insurance (insurance also accepted)
  • Senior Services (including senior companion program, caregivers program for seniors, and adult shelter for those 55+)
  • Early Head Start

TEEM (THE EDUCATIONAL  AND EMPLOYMENT MINISTRY)

405-235-5671
14 NE 13th St., OKC, OK 73104
Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm

Faith-based, provides job training, including assistance in obtaining GED and learning job skills (such as computer skills).  Also assists in job search.  No charge for services.  Must be 18 years or over.

URBAN LEAGUE OF GREATER OKC              

405-424-5243
3900 N Martin Luther King Ave., OKC, OK 73111
Mon - Thurs 8 am - 5 pm
www.urbanleagueok.org

Assists underprivileged individuals and minorities to achieve social and economic equality. Employment assistance, job re-entry, tutoring, EMPLOY - A bi-weekly employment resource session featuring job readiness training and guest employers.

The School-age Care and Learning Center, Project Ready Mentoring provides students ages 11 to 18 with weekly activities that promote positive behaviors and academic excellence. The Young Entrepreneurs Summer (YES) Academy offers students ages 15 to 18 leadership building skills, entrepreneurial training and mentoring. No fees.

WHIZ KIDS                                                             

405-602-2815
923 N Robinson, Suite 320, OKC, OK 73102
Mon - Thurs 9 am - 5 pm

Improves the well-being of inner-city youth through academic tutoring, positive mentoring relationships and by communicating spiritual and moral values. Faith-based program for elementary age students at selected schools.

WORKFORCE OKLAHOMA YOUTH PROGRAM

405-713-1890
7401 N.E. 23rd St., OKC, OK 73141
Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm
www.mycareerchoice.org

The Workforce Oklahoma Center's Youth Program is designed to help young people 16-21 years old to earn a high school diploma or equivalent and to become job ready and career oriented. The Youth Program provides employment and training services to economically disadvantaged youth possessing specific barriers to employment. The program focuses on comprehensive youth services consisting of 10 program elements which can be grouped around four major themes:

  • Improving education achievement (including such elements as tutoring, study skills training and instruction leading to secondary school completion, dropout prevention strategies, and alternative secondary school offerings)Free Career GuidanceFree information on college and technical schoolsFree financial aid guidanceFree study skills developmentFree academic counselingFree short-term refresher courses and tutoringFree college preparation instruction – basic math through algebra, English, grammar, and composition reading
  • Preparing for and succeeding in employment (including summer employment opportunities, paid and unpaid work experience, and occupational skills training)
  • Supporting youth (including meeting supportive services needs and providing adult mentoring, follow up services, and comprehensive guidance and counseling)
  • Offering services intended to develop the potential youth as citizens and leaders (including leadership development opportunities)
    • Free Career Guidance
    • Free information on college and technical schools
    • Free financial aid guidance
    • Free study skills development
    • Free academic counseling
    • Free short-term refresher courses and tutoring
    • Free college preparation instruction – basic math through Algebra, English, Grammar, and Composition Reading