Western Kentucky University

ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships

Education Resources

Community Action - Adult Education and Job Development
270-622-0185
25 J.L. Turner and Son Place, Scottsville, KY 42276
Adult Education and Job Development provides basic literacy, GED preparation, personal life skills, and job readiness training for adults and out-of-school youth.

Community Action - Head Start Program
270-782-3162
921 Beauty Avenue
Bowling Green, KY 42102
Community Action Head Start provides a comprehensive child development program for 3-4 year old low-income and special needs children. The children and families receive services in education, health, nutrition, social, special needs, and parent involvement. Location of Centers: EHS 200 East Fourth St. Bowling Green, KY 42101; Resource and Development Center, 171 Center Street, Bowling Green, KY 42101; and Little Scholars for Warren County. For more information about all 10 locations, visit www.casoky.org.

Warren County Adult Education
270-901-1017/270-901-1087
1845 Loop Drive
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Warren County Adult Education is located on the main campus of South central Kentucky Community and Technical College. The Center's services include: GED preparation, ESL, EL/citizenship preparation, basic literacy, NCRC (National Career Readiness Certificate), employability skills training (include resume writing, letter of application, job interview skills, etc.), refresher classes for students entering post-secondary education, and basic computer skills. Students must be 16 years or older. If they are between the ages of 16-18, they must have an official withdrawal slip from the school they last attended. We have classes at South central Kentucky Community and Technical College (day and evening), Parker Bennett-Curry Elementary School (evening only), and Warren County Regional Jail.

Lifeskills Industries
270-901-5000
2420 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Lifeskills Industries provides community employment services for people ages 16 and older with a mild to severe disability; Consists of vocational evaluation, job preparation services, School-to-Work program, employment options services, individualized screening, job development opportunities, and follow-up services.

TRiO Educational Opportunity Centers
270-745-4441
Jones Jaggers Hall, WKU
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Website: www.wku.edu/eoc
TRiO serves individuals interested in continuing education and can provide them with educational information, Financial Aid information, referral services, application assistance, academic advising, career counseling and workshops; preference given to those individuals who do not hold a four-year degree, are first generation college students or have low income.

WKU Literacy Clinic
270-745-2809/270-745-2207
401 Tate Page Hall, WKU
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Western Kentucky University Literacy Center provides personal, individualized diagnostic evaluation and continuing intervention to students in 1st through 12th grades and adult learners to foster the enjoyment of reading.


 

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If your nonprofit agency or organization would like to update your information, please contact the ALIVE Center at 270-782-0082 or email us at alivebg@wku.edu. If your nonprofit agency or organization would like include your information in our directory, please complete the human service directory blank form, and return it to the ALIVE Center or email it to alivebg@wku.edu. We ask that any nonprofit, civic organization or WKU department using our meeting space, complete the form before reserving a room.

 

 Last Modified 11/25/13