OTHER AREA ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES
Kirkwood Community Education Center 1810 Lower Muscatine, Iowa City. Free English as a second language classes for adults. No childcare. Call 887-3656 for information on session dates, registration/initial assessment. Daytime and evening classes available.
International Women’s Club. St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1300 Melrose, Iowa City 643-7476 (ask for Kathy). For women only. Offers English as a second language during Spring/Fall. Membership $10, Classes $20 for year, $10 for half year. Childcare free. Tues and Thurs 9am-11am.
CITIZENSHIP TEST STUDY CLASSES are offered by Kirkwood Community College. Come to the Kirkwood Learning Center at 1810 Lower Muscatine Rd, Iowa City to find out more, or call Kassia at 319 887-3646.
English classes for adults who have children in our public schools is offered by the Iowa City Community School District and meet at Grant Wood Elementary School on Lakeside Drive on Monday and Wednesday evening, 6:00-7:30Pm. Childcare is available.
Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County. Broadway Center and Pheasant Ridge Center, Iowa City.
319-354-2886. Children’s programs and family support.
Workforce Center. 1700 S. 1st Ave, Suite 11B, Iowa City 351-1035. Help with job counseling, job placement, job testing, resume writing, internet job lines, unemployment claims. M,T,TH, F 8:30am-4:30pm, Wed 9am-4:30pm.
http://www.indeed.com/ . Online site for job listings. Search for Iowa City.
The Crisis Center Food Bank. 1121 Gilbert Court, Iowa City 351-0128. Supplemental food and other emergency needs.
ICCompassion has a food pantry for people in need as well as a free dinner and English class on Wednesday evenings in the Church of the Nazarene, 1035 Wade Street, Iowa City, on the Towncrest bus route.
Iowa City Compassion, 1035 Wade St. Iowa City, 319.330.9883 (leave a message in English or in your own language) (Email firstname.lastname@example.org.) offers low-cost legal services for immigration, citizenship classes, and more. http://iccompassion.org/services/immigration/Legal Consult Appointments Available. Call 319-330-9883 to schedule an appointment.$40 for consult + nominal fees**Adjusted based on income level
Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa. http://cwjiowa.org/ coordinating projects to address injustices in areas such as: workplace conditions, civil rights, access to education, and the need for affordable housing.
Iowa Legal Aid. Eastdale Plaza Suite 10, 1700S. 1st Ave, Iowa City. 351-6570. Counseling about legal matters, legal representation, referrals
Iowa City Human Rights Commission. 410 E. Washington St., Iowa City 356-55022. Helps resolve complaints of discrimination (in employment, credit, housing, public accommodations and education) M-F 8am-5pm.
Free Medical Clinic. 2440 Towncrest Dr. Iowa City. 337-4459 (Leave a message). Clinic Hours Monday and Thursday 6-7:30pm, Tues 9am-3pm, Thurs 9am-11am. Call for appointment.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSISTANCE
Domestic Violence Intervention Program 351-1043 (Iowa City). A safe shelter for women who are survivors of domestic violence and their families. Offers counseling, support groups, court advocacy services, general community advocacy, and personal economic planning.
Iowa City Public Library. 123 S Linn St, Iowa City, 356-5200. Lends books, magazines, videos and CD’s. Computers available for use, activities, community information in entryway.