Support For Families

Parenting is both rewarding and challenging.

Earn While You Learn

Whether you’re pregnant or you have children in their teens, we understand that being a parent is both rewarding and challenging. Our Earn While You Learn program is designed to provide parents with emotional, material, social, and spiritual support.

Classes are available to men and women who are pregnant or parenting a child under the age of 18.  While attending classes you can earn ongoing assistance with food, clothing, diapers, and formula to help alleviate financial pressures.

If you would like to register for classes, please contact Dawn or Cheryl at 319-364-8967.

Class Topics

Life Skills

  • »Buy.Eat.Live Healthy with Donna starts 4/12
    A 9-week journey of cooking and tasting food together. Clients will receive new recipes and ideas for feeding their families as well as learning how to choose healthy foods and save money when purchasing food. Clients will also learn about the different kinds of food groups and importance of physical activity. The instructor will also be giving clients tools to use like measuring cups and spoons, vegetable scrub brush, cutting mat, refrigerator thermometer, walking dvd, and those who complete all 9 classes receive a cookbook. Come enjoy cooking and learning together!
  • »Sewing I starts 4/4
    In this beginning sewing class, students are introduced to the sewing machine and its basic functions. Class will cover sewing patterns, selecting fabrics and other basic sewing techniques.
  • »12 Pillars
    12-week professional and personal development class. Live a Life of Three-Dimensional Health. The Gift of Relationships. Achieving Your Goals and the Proper Use of Time. Surrounding Yourself with the Best People. Becoming a Life-Long Learner. Income Seldom Exceeds Personal Development. Communication Brings the Common Ground of Understanding. The World Can Always Use One More Great Leader. Leaving a Legacy.
  • »Conversational English
    For those who desire to learn the written and spoken English language. Creative means are used to demonstrate and teach American culture as well as learn customs, values, social situations, history and holidays.
  • »English as a Second Language
    English as a second language for Hispanic clients. Learning the written and spoken English language.

Family

  • »Prenatal starts 4/12
    Covers stages of pregnancy, labor, delivery, birth, and breast/formula feeding.
  • »Baby Basics starts 6/25
    10 week class that covers a baby’s first 12 months of life: bonding, when to introduce foods, teething, physical and social developments, infant massage, sign language, safe ride and safe sleep practices, swaddling.
  • »Toddler starts 4/24
    6 week class that covers: safety, reading, nutrition, potty training, preparing for preschool, fun activities to do with your toddler, disciplining and tantrums, language development.
  • »Influential Parents, Accountable Kids
    Based on the Love and Logic parenting approach; a process by which children grow through their mistakes and learn from the consequences of their choices.

Relationships

  • »Living Above Stress and Worry
    Come together and be refreshed with the Word of God in living a hope-filled and forward-thinking support class.

Spirituality

  • »NEW! Life Beyond Amazing starts June 14th
    A study of God’s strategy for transformation and challenges you to make nine important decisions that will transform your heart, your life, and your world.
  • »NEW! Romans 1-11 starts June 26th
    11 week class studying each chapter of Romans from 1-11.  The book of Romans reveals the answers to important questions and supplies knowledge on many topics, such as salvation, the sovereignty of God, judgment, spiritual growth, and the righteousness of God.
  • »NEW! Genesis
    Study and learn from the book of Genesis.  Hear about creation and the garden of Eden, travel through the flood with Noah, and read about Jacob’s ladder and the establishment of covenant and promises from God!
  • »NEW! Battlefield of the Mind starts 4/11
    Worry, doubt, confusion, depression, anger and feelings of condemnation: all these are attacks on the mind. If readers suffer from negative thoughts, they can take heart! Joyce Meyer has helped millions win these all-important battles. In her most popular bestseller ever, the beloved author and minister shows readers how to change their lives by changing their minds. She teaches how to deal with thousands of thoughts that people think every day and how to focus the mind the way God thinks. And she shares the trials, tragedies, and ultimate victories from her own marriage, family, and ministry that led her to wondrous, life-transforming truth–and reveals her thoughts and feelings every step of the way.
  • »NEW! Parables of Jesus starts 4/9
    In The Parables, you’ll feel as though you can smell the odors of Jewish villages, feel the dust of Galilean roads, and hear the voice of the Savior putting you into His stories. You’ll be encouraged by what you learn about yourself and God. This study helps you to see yourself in a new way and reveals spiritual truth that touches your life in practical ways.
  • »Purpose Driven Life starts 1/8
    On your journey you’ll find the answers to three of life’s most important questions: The Question of Existence: Why am I alive?, The Question of Significance: Does my life matter?, The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for? Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond mere survival and success to a life of significance–the life you were meant to live.
  • »Discipleship with Roxanne

If you would like to register for classes, please contact Dawn or Cheryl at 319-364-8967.
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