Grand Valley Coalition for the Homeless > Grand Junction Education & Employment
Education & Employment Rescources
Grand Junction, CO
Mesa County Workforce Center
2897 North Ave
248-0871 job line 248-7575
Job listings, job searching assistance, GED classes
222S. 6th St Room 215
Skill development & job training for persons w/ disabilities. Call 248-7103
School Dist 51 REACH program
254-5354 or can call any school office
Advocacy for families w/ school aged children.
1505 Chipeta Ave, 241-8001
Teen drop in center 12-21 yrs
Kids Kabana 3 – 6pm M-F
@ Chipeta location, Redlands Middle School and West Middle School
Bistro 2 – 10 pm everyday
410 Hill Ave. 254-5405 M-F 9:30-5:00
Early Childhood Education ages 0-5
835 N. 26th Street 243-9318
Federally funded preschool program with health and nutritional services for Children 3-5 years old.
Child & Migrant Services
721 Peach Ave., Palisade
464-5226 Fax 464-7913
Migrant and farm workers only
Interpreting / Translation Services
433-2897 On-site and telephone interpreting; written translation services. Reduced rates available for indigent individuals and non-profits.
School to Work Alliance Program (SWAP) (970) 254-6008
School District 51 - Career Center
2935 North Ave. Serve 16-25 year olds with mild to moderate barriers (Acadmenic, physical, mental with job placement.
Parenting /Family Resources
Family First (970) 683-2631
2897 North Ave.
Hilltop – The Opportunity Center
1129 Colorado Ave. 243-0190
M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm
Youth Alternative Educational Program, Youth Employment Program
Infant Toddler Project
950 Grand Ave.
241-5396 or after hours 242-4363
Provides a family home visitor for parenting skills towards educational support. For children 0-3 yrs of age.
2897 North Ave. #2
245-0197 or 1-800-438-8287
Job training program for at risk youth ages 16-24
Community Education Center
2508 Blichman, Bldg B 255-2800
English as a second language, school counseling, community education
Center for Independence
740 Gunnison Ave.
Contact Mary Moore at 241-0315
Assisting those with disabilities to become independent
Literacy Center of Mesa County Libraries
530 Grand Ave. 245-5522
Tutoring in reading, writing, math, citizenship, ESL and GED study. Computer literacy training. Children story times
St. Mary’s Prenatal Center 244-2229
M-F 8:00am – 4:30 pm
Prepared childbirth classes
Disability Navigator Program
2897 North Ave 257-2217
M-F 8:00am - 4:30 pm
Assists people with disabilities with help accessing services to improve prospects for employment