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YOUR SEARCH FOUND 24 RESOURCES FOR EDUCATION & LITERACY/MENTORING
Definition: Various group classes or training such as adult education, English language classes, life skills, literacy, parenting skills, special needs, health, home schooling, and tutoring. Mentoring usually means a one-to-one coaching relationship.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA'S SUPPORT GROUP

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Group meets on the second Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Lake Winona Manor classroom, located in the hallway between the hospital and the manor. The purpose of the group is to provide education and support to family and friends of someone effected by any form of dementia.
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COMMUNITY YOUTH DEVELOPMENT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Our goal is to prepare adults and help communities ensure that young people have access to quality positive youth development opportunites that will enrich their learning and development and have real impact.
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GIRL SCOUT COUNCIL OF RIVER TRAILS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: See Full Description
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GRACE PLACE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Grace Place is a holistic ministry dediated to serving the unborn and their families by providing grace, acceptance, refuge and resources. We are a non-residential ministry that teaches and models Godly life skills.
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LDA MINNESOTA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Testing for learning disabilities, individualized tutoring, small tutoring groups for children at the office in Minneapolis. Workshops and support groups for parents of children with AD/HD and adults with AD/HD. Fees for services. Engages in public education and outreach to help raise awareness about learning disabilities and related difficulities.
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LEGACIES LLC

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Legacies provides well-trained, supported and energetic staff to people with mental illness, developmental disabilities and related conditions in 1:1and group home settings. At Legacies we focus on building relationships, building skills and building individuals.
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NEW FOCUS OF WINONA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A multi-denominational, faith-based training progam that provides its participants with tools to cultivate good money management.
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PROJECT FINE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Project FINE (Focus on Integrating Newcomers through Education) seeks to help immigrants and ethnically diverse persons to be fully integrated into the Winona County community.
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PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Group meets on the first Monday of each month in Community Memorial Hospital's Parkview Conference Room. This group is for men and their families who have been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and are dealing with pretreatment, treatment and post-treatment issues. This group was formed eight years ago with the intent to provide support and to meet the educational needs of men and families with Prostate Cancer.
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SEMCAC

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Semcac is a private, nonprofit agency serving the communities of southeastern Minnesota. Semcac assists people to achieve or maintain independence and self-reliance through their own and community resources. Volunteer opportunities are availabe with the following programs in Winona County: Head Start, Senior Dining, Meals on Wheels and the Volunteer Driver Program.
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SEMCAC HEAD START - ST. CHARLES

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Head Start is a family-focused program that promotes the growth and development of three and four year old children, including children with special needs.
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SEMCAC HEAD START - WINONA

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Head Start is a family-focused program that promotes the growth and development of three and four year old children, including children with special needs. The focus is on school readiness and life-long learning skills.
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ST. CHARLES ADULT LITERACY-ST. CHARLES COMMUNITY EDUCATION

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Free classes for adults. GED test preparation, improving basic skills in reading, writing and math. English as a second language classes.
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ST. CHARLES EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Education program for children ages 0 - 5 offering classes for children and their families to attend together.
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THE LEARNING CLUB

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: An Institute for Learning in Retirement program; a collaborative educational partnership between Winona State University and retirement aged citizens in this area.
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WAPS - COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S - BABY CONNECTIONS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Free Home Visits for Families with Babies
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S ADULT ENRICHMENT

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Provides classes in areas such as the arts, recreation, family education, fitness, personal and professional development and more.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S ADULT LITERACY

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Free classes for adults. GED test preparation, improving basic skills in reading, writing and math, and English as a Second Language.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES PROGRAM GRADES 5-8

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: After school programming for all 5th - 8th grade students; public and non-public. Includes athletics, clubs and activities.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S COMMUNITY PRESCHOOLS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Community KIDS Preschool at Goodview Elementary, offers preschool Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (three times a week) or Tuesdays and Thursdays (two times a week) both with morning (8:45-10:45 a.m.) or afternoon (12:15-2:15 p.m.) times. Rollingstone Community KIDS Preschool at Rollingstone Community School offers preschool two times a week, mornings only.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILY EDUCATION (ECFE)

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Parenting classes, play and learning activities for children, family events, community resource information and a library of books, toys and learning material to all families with children between the ages of birth and kindergarten.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S PROJECT COMPASS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Adults with disabilities program. Slower paced classes for all, specialized classes for people with disabilities, professional development workshops and support groups.
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WAPS-COMMUNITY EDUCATION'S SCHOOL READINESS

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: This program assists parents of 3 1/2 to 5 year olds in locating community resources and promotion of learning experiences for pre-kindergarten.
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WINONA FRIENDSHIP CENTER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: To provide an environment for socialization, education, information, creative expression, health services and recreation programs for individuals age 55 and older. Information and Referral services are also available. See Full Description.
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Disclaimer: The Community Resources section of WinonaShares.org is still a work in progress. Watch for improvements and a more complete listing of services in the coming weeks. Please let us know if you find errors in any of the listings. Also let us know if you think a group, organization, or agency should be listed here. Contact us by phone at (507) 457-6467, or by email.


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