EDUCATION - CHILDREN/ADULTS - GED
AMERICAN INDIAN EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EMPLOYMENT CENTER405-810-9202
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 USA405-286-3700
13003 N Western, OKC, OK 73114
- 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.
CROSSINGS COMMUNITY CENTER405-749-0800
2208 W Hefner Rd., OKC, OK
Clinic by appointment
Celebrate Recovery Thurs 6 pm - 9 pm
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 CENTER405-390-9591
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.
EMERSON ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CENTER405-587-7900 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 CENTER405-722-7799
12777 N Rockwell, OKC, OK 73142
Mon - Fri 8 am - 8:30 pm.
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 COUNTIES405-232-0199
319 SW 25th, OKC, OK 73109
Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm.
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. Special Classes (GED): Classes in general education are available free of charge at two district centers. You must be receiving DHS benefits to qualify.
LATINO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY405-236-0701
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 CENTER405-424-8324
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 CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND EDUCATION405-682-7859
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 SERVICES405-587-0357
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 SERVICE405-744-5398
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 OKC405-945-8627 Student Support Services 900 N. Portland Ave., OKC, OK 73107 Mon –Thurs 8:00am – 5:30pm & Fri 8am-5pm GED 405-945-8691
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 MISSIONS405-946-1556
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
- Schools during the summer
- Need a referral from DHS or proof of income first visit
REACH - OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY-OKLAHOMA CITY405-945-8636
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.
ROSE STATE COLLEGE405-736-0315 6420 SE 15th St., Midwest City, OK 73110 Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm
Skills and needs assessment, job training, pre-employment training. Fee varies.
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.
601 NE 63rd St., OKC, OK 73105
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.
SMARTSTART405-278-6978 1-866-283-0987 421 NW 13th St., OKC, OK 73103 Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm
A statewide early childhood initiative coalition to promote school readiness.
SUNBEAM FAMILY SERVICES1100 NW 14th St., OKC, OK 73106 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)
- Medicaid, Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Senior Services (including senior companion program, caregivers program for seniors, and adult shelter for those 65+)
- Early Head Start
TEEM (THE EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT MINISTRY)405-235-5671 14 NE 13th St., OKC, OK 73104 Mon - Fri 8 am - 4 pm
No longer open to the general public--they only work with incarcerated individuals (non-violent felons). 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 OKC405-424-5243
3900 N Martin Luther King Ave., OKC, OK 73111
Mon - Thurs 8 am - 5 pm
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.
923 N Robinson, Suite 320, OKC, OK 73102
Mon - Thurs 9 am - 5 pm www.whizkids.org
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 PROGRAM405-713-1890
7401 N.E. 23rd St., OKC, OK 73141
Mon - Fri 8am - 5pm
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