Support Services

Financial Literacy Workshops

The Literacy Center partners with local banks and financial institutions to provide financial workshops. Topics include Getting out of debt, credit repair, opening up a checking account, opening up a savings account, smart shopping, first-time home buying, budgeting, and more!

Next Workshop:

Organization: Valley Wealth Alliance

Presenter: Jasmine Salgado

Topic: Smart Shopping (how to find coupons and discounts for food shopping)

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 16th 4:00 pm- 5:00 pm

Click Here to Register

Information Sessions from Partner Organizations

Learn valuable information from community partners. Past information sessions include Community Action LV-Rental Assistance Program, Lehigh Immigration Law, Lehigh Valley Food Policy Counsel, Allentown Library, LV Reads, Learning Hub, St Luke’s University Health Network and more! Next Information Session TBA.

 

October

Organization: Boys & Girls Club Allentown

Presenter: Johannes Figeroua

Topic: Afterschool programs

Date/Time: Virtual Tuesday, October 25th 4:30pm-5:30pm

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December

Organization: Pinebrook Family Answers

Presenter: Leslie Ten Broeck

Topic: Mental Health Services

Date/Time: In-Person Thursday, December 1st 5pm-6pm

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Organization: Allentown Library

 Presenter: Nan Sherman

Session 1

Topic: Allentown Library Services/Events/Application for Library Card

Date/Time: In-Person Thursday, December 8th Time: 1pm-2pm

Register by contacting Erin Anderson at eanderson@theliteracycenter-lv.org

Session 2

Topic: Allentown Library Tour

Date/Time: In-Peron Thursday, December 15th Time: 1pm-2pm

Register by contacting Erin Anderson at eanderson@theliteracycenter-lv.org

 

January

Organization: Center for Humanistic Change

 Presenter: Maria Alonso-Tomlinson & Delia Mitchell 

Topic: Help parents better understand children’s behavior and misbehavior; learn to develop child confidence.

Date/Time: Thursday, January 12th 4:30pm-5:30pm

Registration Coming Soon!

Citizenship Preparation Study Group 

Learn everything you need to know to be successful in becoming a United States citizen. The study group is instructor-led.

In-Person at our office located on 1132 Hamilton St, Allentown 3rd floor.

Study Groups Starts on Monday, Oct 17th.

Afternoon class: Mondays 1pm-2pm

 

Contact Erin Anderson to sign up.

eanderson@theliteracycenter-lv.org

Nutrition Classes Provided by Penn State Lehigh Valley Nutrition Links 

Learn healthy cooking and meal planning.

Next class: Tuesdays 1pm-2pm

Starting Oct. 18th though Nov. 22nd

In-Person at 1132 Hamilton St, Allentown 18101 3rd Floor

Contact Erin Anderson to register. –

eanderson@theliteracycenter-lv.org

Student Counseling/Referrals

The Literacy Center provides Student counseling and referral services. Contact Erin Anderson for more information.

eanderson@theliteracycenter-lv.org

Community Resource Fair

TBA

Student Resources

Coming Soon!