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Adult Programs

Want to improve your job, health, or skills? The NRC offers a variety of educational and health programs for adults, including:

FINANCIAL FREEDOM CURRICULUM

Financial Wheel/Goal-Setting: The financial Wheel and Goal-Setting course is an interactive workshop that helps each participant identify strengths and areas of opportunity in the following financial categories: Money Management, Income, Expenses, Level of Debt, General Savings, Retirement Savings, Career and Credit. Once identified, each participant will then establish S.M.A.R.T. financial goals based on their results of the completion of their Financial Wheel.

Course Dates:

  • Tues, May 2 @ 3:30 PM
  • Tues, May 2 @ 6:30 PM
  • Thur, May 4 @ 11:00 AM
  • Tues, May 30 @ 3:30 PM
  • Tues, May 30 @ 6:30 PM
  • Thur, June 1 @ 11:00 AM

Conquering a Spending Plan: Thes course is designed to assist participants in establishing and adhering to a realistic budget. You will learn the difference between fixed, flexible and discretionary expenses and how to prioritize paying bills. You will also learn savings strategies and the importance of having a relationship with a mainstream financial institution.

Course Dates:

  • Tues, May 9 @ 1:00 PM
  • Tues, May 9 @ 6:30 PM
  • Thur, May 11 @ 3:30 PM

Understanding Your Money Personality: Did you know the way you view money can be shaped by life experiences? In this course you will learn your money personality as well as how money (or the lack thereof) can impact your overall quality of life. You will also learn the Top 10 Causes of Overspending and how to ensure you don’t fall into the trap of living above your means.

Course Dates:

  • Tues, May 16 @ 3:30 PM
  • Tues, May 16 @ 6:30 PM
  • Thur, May 18 @ 1:00 PM

Beginner’s Credit Crash Course: In this course you will learn how to read and understand your credit report, factors that impact your score, methods to dispute inaccuracies as well as strategies for continued improvement over time. You will also receive a free copy of your Transunion credit report. (Must register in advance to receive credit report.)

Course Dates:

  • Tues, May 23 @ 1:00 PM
  • Tues, May 23 @ 6:30 PM
  • Thur, May 25 @ 3:30 PM

 

Incentives: Upon completion of the entire Financial Freedom Curriculum (Financial Wheel/Goal Setting, Conquering A Spending Plan, Understanding Your Money Personality & Beginner’s Credit Crash Course) you will receive a certificate of completion, a $50 Kroger Gift Card and an invitation to apply for the Thrive Scholarship Funds.

(Ask an NRC Works coach for more information.)

 

Computer Basics

All ages by appointment
This computer class is for anyone — young or old — who wants to learn the basics of using a computer. Learn how to surf the Internet, write and send email, and use popular programs like Microsoft Word. The class will also cover how to choose, buy, upgrade and maintain a computer. Set up a time to meet with one of our excellent volunteers to get started.

Computer Lab for Job Seekers

Looking for a job but need a computer to apply? Our volunteers can help! Visit the Computer Lab to learn how to apply for jobs online, use the fax machine, telephone and get resume help.

GED Classes

Ages 18 and up. We offer free child care for GED class participants!
It’s never too late to continue your education! Earning your high school diploma opens up a world of opportunities, including going to college, getting a great new job, and earning more money. Open to city residents, our GED classes help you prepare for the General Educational Development test. (Requires a $15 fee, payable to Richmond Public Schools.)

Internet Access

Open during program hours. High speed and wireless internet access is generously provided by Comcast.

Tutoring

Available for both youth and adult students
We offer tutoring to help students of all ages — from youth to adults. Our volunteers help students with a variety of subjects, from reading and writing, to math and science.