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Savannah Technical College
5717 White Bluff Road
Savannah, GA 31405
Offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs
Area Served: Chatham County, Bryan County, Effingham County, & Liberty County
Fees:Options for eligible students include: Pell Grant, HOPE Grant and Scholarship, Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), veterans
Agency description:Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award technical certificates of credit, diplomas, and Associate Degrees.
1700 Drayton Avenue
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Terry Enoch: 912-651-4350
The mission of the Savannah Impact Program is to protect the public from high-risk offenders (adult & youth) who are on parole/probation through a collaborative community corrections program with State and local Agencies by means of intense supervision, substance abuse counseling, and support programs to enhance the offender’s re-entry into the community.
601 E. 66th St.
Savannah, GA 31405
YouthBuild Savannah is a full-time, comprehensive youth and community development program. Eligible young men and women ages 16-24 , who have not yet completed high school, spend nine (9) months participating in the following activities: GED Instruction, Construction Training, Leadership Training, Community Involvement, Life Skills Training, Supportive Services and Counseling.
Participating youth use their construction skills to improve their community by building affordable housing for eligible and deserving families. Each trainee receives above minimum wage for their work on the construction site. Each participant may be eligible to receive pay raises, based upon performance in the program.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are assisted with job placement and/or advanced training opportunities.
Savannah State University
3219 College St.
Savannah, Georgia 31404
912-356-2186 Information and Public Safety – Other
Service hours:8:00am to 5:00pm Mon – Fri (office)
Eligibility:A complete Application for Admission online at gacollege411.com, that require an application fee ($20.00)
A complete Certificate of Immunization form if you are not a Georgia Resident.
An official high school transcript (Georgia Residents must submit Georgia High School Graduation Test scores along with transcript; Also it is highly recommended that transcripts be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from schools attended).
An official SAT or ACT scores. (It is highly recommended that scores be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from the testing source. SAT Code:5609 ACT Code:0858) Be sure to register for the test well in advance of the test date to avoid late registration fees and college admission deadline dates.
An official college transcript (if applicable) from each college attended (less than 30 semester transferable hours; it is highly recommended that transcripts be electronically sent to the Admissions Office from schools attended)
Agency description:Four year college
New Hope New Beginning For Single Women, Inc.
3025 Bull Street Room 251
Savannah, GA 31404
Description: Single women with children are able to receive services such as counseling, parenting classes, budgeting classes, access to computers for job search, interviewing tips, access to “professional dress closet”, access to food pantry, case management for agency referrals, mentoring for youth. Attendance tracking.
Women will become self sufficient.
Women will build networks and support systems.
Women will be prepared to seek and gain employment.
Area served:Chatham County, Bryan County
Service hours:Monday-Thursday 2pm-6pm, Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday by appointment only.
Eligibility:Women with children, single parent 18 and older
Fees:Services are free
Intake procedure:Self referrals cal to schedule and appointment. Agency referrals must complete referral form.
Services:Guidance and Counseling
Agency description:Single women with children are able to receive services such as counseling, parenting classes, budgeting classes, access to computers for job search, interviewing tips, access to “professional dress closet”, access to food pantry, case management for agency referrals, mentoring for youth. Attendance tracking.
Saturday, by appointments only