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La Familia - The Family Center

Information provided by: the Larimer County Department of Human Services

An Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) partner. Provides utility assistance to Larimer County residents who need help paying their past due utility bills. M-F 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm - Please call appointment preferred. Adult Education Programs Language, parenting and computer classes help parents better themselves and, in turn, their whole family. Sign up for classes below. If you have any questions, please contact Julianna at juliannaj@thefamilycenterfc.org or (970)-305-5320. English as a Second Language (ESL) The Family Center’s ESL classes teach important language skills to help families thrive in the Fort Collins community. Each class meets twice weekly for 16 weeks. The Family Center uses the Intercambio ESL Curriculum because it is: In order to enroll, please sign up for the wait list and Julianna will contact you with more information within the next few weeks. Parenting Classes In collaboration with Lutheran Family Services, The Family Center offers Nurturing Families classes. These are free 12 week classes and included curriculum based childcare. They are offered separately in both Spanish and English. If interested in a parenting class, please contact Julianna directly at (970)-305-5320 or juliannaj@thefamilycenterfc.org. Computer Classes The Family Center partners with the Poudre River Public Library to offer free computer classes in both Spanish and English. These classes offer basic to intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Publisher. They also focus on navigating the Internet, e-mail and social media. These vary from a one-time class to a full 6-week series. Classes operate throughout the year based on community need. Please sign up for the waitlist and Julianna will contact you as soon as dates are finalized for the next class.(970)-305-5320 or juliannaj@thefamilycenterfc.org. Language Exchange The Language Exchange is an opportunity for English and Spanish speaking folks to get together and practice the other language with native speakers. The exchange is led by a facilitator and the topics are directed by participant interest. This is typically only a summer program, but often times there are ongoing groups that meet off-site throughout the year. To learn more, please contact Julianna at juliannaj@thefamilycenterfc.org or (970)-305-5320. Citizenship Classes The Poudre River Public Library offers free citizenship classes at The Family Center/La Familia in order to help people prepare to take and pass the citizenship exam. The classes are specific to those who are eligible to apply for citizenship. The series of 6 classes is taught in English and therefore is recommended for students with an English level of 4 or higher. Please sign up for the waitlist and Julianna will contact you. (970)-305-5320 or juliannaj@thefamilycenterfc.org.
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  • Eligibility Requirements:Please call service provider or visit website to learn more about eligibility requirements.
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  • ADA Access:Please contact facility for accessibility information.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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Record last updated: Mar 2 2020 12:55PM