ACCESS-Youth and Education

 
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2651 Saulino Court
Dearborn, MI 48120
Phone: (313) 842-7010
Fax: (313) 842-5150
https://www.accesscommunity.org

Office hours: 9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday

Contact:
Amanda Morgan, MSW
Supervisor, Adult Education
ACCESS Youth & Education
Office: 313-842-1921

Mission Statement:  

ACCESS is a nonprofit agency committed to advocating for and empowering individuals, families, and communities.

ACCESS strives to enable and empower individuals, families and communities to lead informed, productive and culturally sensitive lives. As a nonprofit model of excellence, we honor our Arab American heritage through community-building and service to all those in need, of every heritage. ACCESS is a strong advocate for cultural and social entrepreneurship imbued with the values of community service, healthy lifestyles, education and philanthropy.

Adult Literacy Programs:  

https://www.accesscommunity.org/education/adult-programs

  • English as a Second Language Classes

Participants are offered intensive, semester-long English classes, working on their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. These classes give participants the needed skills to improve their communication and empower them to be active and self-sufficient members of their community.

  • Parenting Classes

For parents of infants, toddlers, preschooler, these classes offer interactive lessons with information about child development, practical discipline and communication strategies, ways to build self-esteem, and much more!

  • Parent and Child Interactive Literacy Events

Parents are coached on skills and strategies for becoming the primary teachers in their children’s education and they are supported while they practice these skills with their children during center-based activities.

  • Citizenship Classes

Citizenship classes are designed to prepare immigrants to take the written and oral portions of the USCIS Citizenship Test. Topics include U.S. government and history, English as a Second Language, and test-taking skills.

  • Cooking Matters

ACCESS partners with Gleaners Food Bank to offer a six-session, hands-on cooking and nutrition class led by a chef and dietician. Participants receive free groceries, nutrition education, cooking lessons, healthy eating tips, and tips for eating healthy on a budget.

All classes are held at Priest Elementary:

7840 Wagner Street, Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 842-4751

Mission Statement:  

ACCESS is a nonprofit agency committed to advocating for and empowering individuals, families, and communities.

ACCESS strives to enable and empower individuals, families and communities to lead informed, productive and culturally sensitive lives. As a nonprofit model of excellence, we honor our Arab American heritage through community-building and service to all those in need, of every heritage. ACCESS is a strong advocate for cultural and social entrepreneurship imbued with the values of community service, healthy lifestyles, education and philanthropy.

Other Programs Offered:  

ACCESS’ six departments – Social Services, Employment and Training, Health and Research, National Outreach, Youth and Education and the Arab American National Museum – offer over 100 programs to provide economic and social services to a diverse population, regardless of ethnicity.

https://www.accesscommunity.org

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