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Finish My Education

Workforce Solutions for the Heart of Texas helps young people complete their education in order to find and retain employment.

How We Can Help

Through funding of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Workforce Solutions helps low-income youth, aged 14-21, prepare for success in the classroom and on the job.Some of the services we offer include:

  • GED or High School Equivalency Preparation
  • Tutoring, Study Skills Training, and Instruction
  • Career Counseling
  • Leadership Skills Development
  • Job Skills Training
  • Employment Opportunities and Paid Work Experience*

*Please note: Summer employment requires year round participation in WIA.

How You Can Qualify
  • Must be a resident of Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone or McLennan county;
  • Must be between the ages 14-21;
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or a non-citizen authorized to work in the United States;
  • Males aged 18+, must be registered for Military Selective Service;
  • Must meet low-income guidelines.

In addition, must meet at least one of the following requirements listed below.

  • School dropout
  • Basic literacy skills (reading and math) deficient
  • Behind grade level
  • Pregnant or parenting
  • Homeless or runaway
  • Foster youth
  • Offender
  • Determined to be At Risk

 

GED Classes at Workforce Solutions Centers

GED Class Schedule

McLennan County Workforce Solutions Center
1416 S. New Road
Waco, Texas 76711
Tues-Thurs, 9AM-3PM
Limited Childcare Available


Falls County Workforce Solutions Center
230 Coleman Street
Marlin, Texas 76661
Tues & Thurs, 9AM-12PM


Hill County Workforce Solutions Center
233 E. Elm Street
Hillsboro, Texas 76645
Wednesday, 8AM-2PM

 

GED Classes around the Region

For more information on registering for GED classes, please call the main office at McLennan Community College at (254) 299-8777. More information can also be found online at www.mclennan.edu/departments/aed/.

 

Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.
Learn more now.  (http://www.jobcorps.gov/home.aspx).

 

Local Colleges

http://www.hillcollege.edu/
http://www.mclennan.edu/
http://www.navarrocollege.edu/
http://www.waco.tstc.edu/