Oak Park Center will be offering computer classes for State Certification in July 2012.  Classes will be offered in Basic Computer Skills, Microsoft Word, Internet, and Email.  Please sign up in the computer lab for more information or contact Mikayla Schroeder at (612)787-3717. 

Reminder: One-on-one help for resume writing, cover letter construction, and interviewing is also available.  Call or stop in to set up your appointment.

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Oak Park Center 2012 Programs 

Crisis Management- Staff: Vickie Besch- 612 787-3706

Representative Payee

Crisis Nursery – emergency day care for children 6 months old to 12 years old

Employment Community Resources (ECR) – helps adults with disabilities (not receiving gov’t assistance) meet employment and self-development goals

Youth: Lavelle Warfield & Angela Bowen 612-377-7000

Afterschool Youth Program– K- 5th grade

Freedom School– (6 weeks summer program) – 1st-8thgrade

Oak Park Action Crew– 6th– 8th

F.A.N.S– 9th-12th grade

Self Sufficiency: Mary Pargo- 787-3703

Urban Opportunities– 1:1 employment support (Resume, Cover Letter, Interviewing, and Job Search/Application Assistance)

Computer classes (Mondays through Thursdays)

Resume writing/interviewing skill class

Referrals for professional clothing

Clothes closet –free recycled clothes for community members

Legal Aid — free to the public Thursdays 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Tax –free tax service for low income and seniors through April 2012

Self Sufficiency- Stacy and Dorthea- 612 529-8054

Older adult programming –Meets every Tuesday 9:30-1:30 for conversation, music, bingo, and lunch

EPIC– (employing parents in the community) – integrates adults with disabilities into the community through employment, referral from social worker is required

Pillsbury United Communities interpreting agency: Juan Peraza 612 787-3713

Translation/Interpreting Services

Call or stop in and see us at

1701 Oak Park Ave.

Minneapolis, MN 55411

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