Education & Job Readiness

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English as a Second Language Classes
(512) 392-1161
Doug Mudd, ext. 332
Offered twice a week during the school year on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6:00 – 9:00pm at Danforth Junior High, Wimberley.

Fresh Start Center
(512) 847-1222
Call or go online for the schedule of the next Jobs for Life class, an 8- week, 32-hour certificate course on job readiness. Adults who want to transition into their next workplace are welcome. No fee.

Gary Job Corp
(512) 396-6652
(800) 733-5627
2800 Airport Highway 21, San Marcos, TX 78667
Gary Job Corps offers hands-on career technical training as well as academic training assisting with high school equivalency (HSE) or high school diploma (HSD) for youth 16-24 years of age. Job Corps offers career planning, on-the-job training, job placement, residential housing, food service, driver’s education, health and dental care, nutritional classes, a bi-weekly basic living allowance and clothing allowance. No cost to students or families with free housing.

Hands of Hope
(512) 618-0723
A tuition-free, 10-week education program for women with life- and job-skills training, Bible study. Each woman receives a mentor who works with her for at least 6 months after the course is over. Held at the Baptist Church in San Marcos, with support provided from other churches and individuals. Transportation, a meal, and childcare are provided. Fall and Spring sessions include 12 women each.

San Marcos Public Library
(512) 393-8220
625 East Hopkins Street, San Marcos, Texas 78666

Village of Wimberley Library
(512) 847-2188
(512) 847-3619 fax
400 FM 2325 PO Box 1240, Wimberley, TX 78676
Contact the library for details regarding computer-learning programs available for word- processing and spreadsheet design. Sixteen computer workstations offering high-speed Internet access are available to library visitors. Workstations are checked out from the circulation desk for one-hour periods. Wi-Fi access is available for library patrons who desire to utilize their own laptop or handheld computers within the library.

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