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Family Literacy

Our Family Literacy Program is multifaceted and designed to educate both parents and children in the literacy skills they will need to succeed in work and school. Beginning with the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Center, preschoolers learn the basics: ABCs, colors, numbers, names and shapes. While their children are engaged at the ECE Center, parents study in rigorous ESL Courses for four hours a day, five days week, which are taught by an instructor from the West Valley Occupational Center. Continue
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After School Youth Program

With a great number of working parents in the NVCS core area, the year-round After School Youth Program provides homework help and fun activities for kids and teens weekday afternoons from 1-6 pm. Grounded in youth development concepts, this program provides students with a safe environment they can call their own. Activities include homework help, supervised reading, organized sports, arts and crafts, gardening, enrichment classes, and field trips. Holding themed months, the After School Youth Program’s structured environment responds to Continue
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Outreach Program

NVCS’ Outreach Programs reach out to the most at risk population of North Hills. Comprised of the long-standing Breakfast Program that is offered three days a week, homeless individuals and at-risk families are able to eat a hot meal prepared by NVCS’ most-valued volunteers. For people without a home of their own, shower and toiletry facilities are also available. NVCS also provides a semi-monthly Food Pantry, assisting community members to make ends
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