Goodwill: Education and Skill Building
Goodwill provides job training and employment counseling and classes for people who face barriers to finding and keeping a job, including people with disabilities or life-changing injuries, recipients of public assistance, military veterans, people with criminal history, and people with limited education or work history.

The Job Council
The Job Council provides workforce resources to businesses, youth and adults throughout Jackson and Josephine counties. Our programs are grouped within four primary service areas

Family Nurturing Center
Family Fun Nights: All enrolled families are invited to monthly Family Fun Night gatherings that are designed for families to play, have fun, enjoy a meal and learn together. Scheduled at the FNC or in community venues, families celebrate the joy of community and the relationships that they are forming.

The Parent Resource Center
The Parent Resource Center of Ashland, OR is dedicated to providing affordable quality individual counseling and educational training designed especially for parents and future parents to better understand their role in the parent/child relationship.  Successful parenting is an on-going learning process and most parents could improve upon their parenting skills.

Human Services – Rogue Community College
CC’s Human Services program offers classroom instruction and practical training, including internships that will develop your skills in a real-life setting. You’ll learn about human behavior and social problems and how individuals interface with various systems to address these issues.

Jackson County Juvenile Services
Community Justice provides a variety of juvenile programs and services based upon research effectiveness and proven measurement for reducing crime.

College on a Budget: Smart Tips for Saving Money
Offers students over 15,000 words of advice on how to save on necessary living expenses not covered by scholarships, grants, or other financial aid. A few of the topics discussed in the guide include:

  • Affordable off-campus housing options (rent & utility assistance programs, housing for homeless students)
  • Low-cost child care programs (vouchers, the Head Start program, etc.)
  •  Saving money on groceries (food stamps, food banks)
  • Free/discount laptop computers and Internet access

Center for Online Education