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  • Adult and Family Programs

    Agency: Oakridge Neighborhood Inc.

    8/9/21 - Free on-campus eye clinics held 9/30-10/2 at Oakridge (see attachment for details).  Clinics will provide free vision exams and eye glasses for those in need thanks to OneSight and Delta Dental of Iowa. Register at 515-244-7702 or at

    OAKRIDGE NEIGHBORHOOD offers adult and family programs that focus on helping people prepare themselves for employment—first jobs and better jobs. We help residents with a five-point process: Reducing barriers to employment and addressing immediate needs Facilitating job readiness Assisting with job placement Developing skills to aid in job retention Encouraging continued education for job advancement Encouraging continued education for job advancement.

    We also offer a number of services—for speakers of English and other languages—designed to improve computer skills, resume writing, networking, and other skills necessary to compete in the modern workplace. In addition, our adult programs include education and coaching to enhance and promote financial literacy, long-term self-sufficiency, cultural transition support groups and peer discussions, effective parenting, and other crucial skills. We believe that promoting these qualities within the community improves our city as a whole.

    • Oakridge Neighborhood Inc.
      Main Phone : (515) 244-7702
      Fax: (515) 244-2604
      1401 Center Street
      Des Moines, IA 50314

    Agency: Oakridge Neighborhood Inc.

    Languages Available: English

    Fees: None

    Intake: Call for services

    Eligibility: Anyone in the Des Moines Metro area

    Documents Required: Call for details

    Hours: Call for appointment

    Areas Served:
    • Des Moines, Warren County
    • Des Moines, Polk County
    • Des Moines, Dallas County

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