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The Family Center Resource Room offers parents a chance to get their High School Equivalency Certification.
The Family Center Resource Room offers parents of young children a place to access computers for self-directed study if they are working toward a High School Equivalency Certification (once referred to as the GED but now known as the HiSET) or for job searches and resume writing.
The Family Center Resource Room is available Wednesday mornings from 9:00-11:30 and by appointment. Parents participate in adult education classes and will have access to a computer supported tutorials covering all topics as well as some job skills training. Although we no longer offer onsite child care, the staff at the Family Center Resource Room can help parents in finding child care as needed.
The purpose of the Family Center is to support parents in their role as their child's first and best teacher. The staff of qualified educators and home visitors work together to support individual family goals.
For more information, please call 413-475-1550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Action administers this program in collaboration with the Family Literacy Collaborative whose members include: Community Action's Healthy Families, Early Head Start, The Parent-Child Home Program, and Franklin County Family Network; Greenfield Public Schools; Gill-Montague Regional School District; The Literacy Project; Greenfield Community College; Franklin/Hampshire Career Center; Franklin County House of Corrections; MA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children; Montague Catholic Social Ministries; REACH, the early intervention proram of ServiceNet, Center for New Americans, Greenfield Public Library, United ARC, Corporation for Public Management; and Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.