Who can I call if I know someone who wants to learn English?
El Centro Latino
932-4652 110 West Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510. 10:00am-6:00pm Mon-Thurs; 10:00am-2:00pm Fri. Bilingual staff. www.elcentrolatino.org
ESL classes held daytime & evening. Call for times & days. Some child care provided.
Who can I call if I want to learn how to read?
Orange County Literacy Council
933-251 - Orange County Skills Development Center and Administrative Ofices, 503 West Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516
732-0868 - Northern Orange Learning Center, 118 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278, 9-5pm M-F: Evenings and weekends by appointment. Bus line: C, J for Chapel Hill. www.orangeliteracy.org
Free tutoring in reading, writing, basic math and ESOL for adults from non-readers to people who want to get their GED. Provides assistance with drivers license exams and employment related tests. Family reading workshops offered to foster a positive literacy rich environment in the home.
Who can I call if I want to graduate from high school?
Durham Technical Community College
536-7200 - 1637 Lawson St., Durham, NC 27703. Admissions Office: 8:00am-5:00pm Mon,Thur, Fri, 8-6pm Tu, Wed.
536-7238 - Orange County Campus: 525 College Park Dr., Hillsborough, NC 27278
536-7240 - N. Durham Center: 2401 Snowhill Rd. Durham, NC
For ESL Classes call 689-3357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wide range of classes including: GED, Adult High School Diploma & ESL classes. Distance education and non-credit courses also available.
Family Resource Center (FRC)490-5577 - Orange County Head Start & Early Head Start, 800 Eastowne Dr.,Suite 105, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
932-3606 - South Estes FRC, 391 S. Estes Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
967-2433 - Dobbins Hills FRC, 1749-A Dobbins Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
932-2910 - Trinity Court/Pritchard Park FRC, B-8 Trinity Court, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
942-4006 - Airport Gardens FRC, 821 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill,NC 27514.
GED programs & literacy programs.
The Women’s Center/Career Programs968-4610 - 210 Henderson St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 9:00am-5:00pm Mon-Wed; 9:00am-7:00pm Thurs; 9:00am-2:00pm Fri. Bus line: All main transfer lines (walk 1
block down Henderson St. from Franklin St. Post Office). www.womenspace.org
Information about financing your education.
Who can I call if I need a job or job training?
El Centro Latino932-4652 - 110 West Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510. 10:00am-6:00pm Mon-Thurs; 10:00am-2:00pm Fri. Bilingual staff. www.elcentrolatino.org
Employment services & computer skills training available. Leadership training and opportunities also available. Call for more information.
Employment Security Commission of NC644-1051 - 601 Valley Forge Rd., Hillsborough, NC 27278.
8:30am-5:00pm Mon-Fri. www.ncesc.com. Can file unemplyment claim online or by phone: 877-841-9617
Assists job seekers in finding jobs & helps employers to fill openings. Processes claims for unemployment insurance benefits.
North Carolina Health Careers Access Program966-2264 - 385 Manning Drive, CB #8010, Chapel Hill, NC 27599. 8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Fri. Bus line: C, J. Services are free to those who qualify.
Information on health careers & health professional programs. Assists students in identifying financial aid resources & assists minority students in entering health career programs.
Orange County Skills Development /Job Link Center969-3032 - 503 W. Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
8:00am-5:00pm Mon-Thur, Fri. 8-4:45. Employment & training facility with computers & phones to be used by persons doing job searches. Some ESL classes offered. www.co.orange.nc.us
Skill development and employment services, inlcuding GED preparation, resume writing, job searching, computer training and training for individuals with disabilities.
The Women’s Center/Career Counseling968-4610 - 210 Henderson St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 9:00am-5:00pm Mon-Wed; 9:00am-7:00pm Thurs; 9:00am-2:00pm Fri. Counseling by appointment. Bus line: All main transfer lines (walk 1 block down Henderson Street from Franklin Street Post Office). www.womenspace.org
Workshops & individual meetings to aid in career direction & job searches. Job listing board.
Joint Orange Chatham Community Action Agency (JOCCA)
542-4781 - 35 Chatham St. PO Box 27, Pittsboro, NC 27312, Offices in Chapel Hill on Franklin St. (Skills Development) and Northside Buildning on Caldwell St Youth Center in Carrboro (Building Futures) on Main St. 8:30-5:30 M-F (Business office and neighborhood centers).
Emplyment and Traning Programs (adult, dislocated worker and youth), Self Sufficiency Programs (Helping low-income individuals become self-sufficient).
Orange County Department of Social Services (DSS)
644-3086 - Spanish language message line
245-2800 - 300 W. Tryon St. Hillsborough, NC 27278
968-2000 - Southern Human Services Center, 2501 Homestead Rd. Chapel Hill, NC 27516. 8-5 M-F. Call for eligibilty information.
Work First program provides emplyment services and time-limited cash assistance to families with children under 18 who meet income/resources guidlines.
UNC Hospital Job Vacancy Hotline( Formerly UNC Job lisitings)
966-5226 - Employment Office, James T Hendrick Building, 211 Friday Center Drive, Suite 1007, Chapel Hill, C 27517. 8-5 M-F.