Programs

INMED Family & Youth Opportunity Center Programs

Download schedules for our Family Education classes:


August 2018 Opportunity Center Calendar of Events:  English  Spanish

AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM & ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center offers educational and complementary programming for elementary school children who lack access to the county’s after-school programs. Our After-School program operates on Monday through Thursday from 3-6 pm. Activities focus on:

  • Homework Completion: INMED volunteers work weekly one-on-one with children to instill a daily homework discipline.
  • Tutoring (all subjects-elementary) and Middle school math: Students enrolled in the after-school program receive one-on-one tutoring on Monday through Thursday. High school students provide math tutoring on Saturday morning. Registration is required for both.
  • Academic Improvement Plans: INMED’s staff works directly with LCPS teachers and guidance counselors to help at-risk students succeed.
  • Self-esteem Building: Via INMED mentors and other activities, children discover their potential and set goals for success.
  • Enrichment Opportunities: INMED volunteers and staff lead age-appropriate STEAM related, cooking workshops, music lessons, art classes and skills development, including mindfulness exercises, to enhance learning objectives.

For more information, contact Yahaira Hanon at 703-729-4951 or yhanon@inmed.org.

SUMMER CAMP

INMED’s Family & Youth Opportunity Center offers several sessions of weekly day camp during June, July and August for low-income children aged 5-12 to keep them academically engaged and to avoid learning attrition over the summer break. Camp is held Monday through Friday from 2-6 pm.  Activities reinforce elementary-level education in the form of:

  • Science experiments
  • Arts and crafts
  • Group games
  • Physical education and recreation
  • Music
  • Cooking

Contact Yahaira Hanon at 703-729-4951 or yhanon@inmed.org for more information.

FAMILY EDUCATION AND SUPPORT

The INMED Family & Youth Opportunity Center provides education, services and resources that families need to raise self-sufficient children and build strong family units. Some of our offerings include:

  • Healthy Families Loudoun: In-home educational and support services for pregnant women, teens and families with young children. A Family Support Specialist works one-on-one with each family to give children the best possible start in life and to ensure the children remain healthy, safe and nurtured.
  • Financial Literacy: Center-based education on budgeting, money management, banking and credit for youth and adults through curriculum-based class series.
  • Family Education: Center classes in Spanish on topics, such as health, parenting, fatherhood, healthy relationships and domestic violence prevention.

Download schedules for our Family Education classes or contact Gester Pino for more information: 571-465-2375 or gpino@inmed.org

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AND JOB READINESS

The INMED Family & Youth Opportunity Center partners with a variety of other organizations and educational institutions to provide skills training and development to youth and low-income adults. Offerings include:

  • Job Readiness: Classes to prepare young adults and adults for productive employment and economic self-sufficiency, such as jewelry design, cooking with food management certification, edible fruit floral arrangements, etc. 
  • ESL Classes: INMED offers weekly ESL classes on Saturday mornings to improve English language proficiency.
  • Job Fairs: These community outreach events are FREE and offered twice a year to interested individuals looking to meet recruiters and business representatives to discuss employment opportunities and career-building resources.

Contact Maria Vasquez at 571-465-2035 or mvasquez@inmed.org for more information.

 

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