Alachua County Public Schools provides ESOL classes for Alachua County residents. For more information, visit www.sbac.edu/adulted or call the phone number below.
Alachua County Public Schools provides GED testing for Alachua County residents. For more information, visit www.sbac.edu/adulted or call the phone number below.
Alachua County Public Schools is consistently rated a high-performing district by the Florida Department of Education. Their vision for their students is that they will graduate with the knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics to be lifelong learners and independent thinkers. They want their graduates to excel in their chosen careers and be productive and contributing members of the global community.
Elderly and/or homebound residents of Alachua County can receive mail delivery of library materials free of charge. To apply for this program, visit www.aclib.us/homebound-delivery to start the application process or call 352-334-3956.
The Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program (VPK) is a free educational program that prepares children for kindergarten. Children must be 4 years of age and be Florida residents to participate. Children may participate in either a school year program consisting of 540 total instructional hours, or a summer program consisting of 300 total instructional hours. Please visit the website or call the number below for information on enrolling.
The Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County provides financial assistance to eligible families to offset the expense of childcare by allowing for a reduced parent co-payment. Visit their website or call the phone number below for more information.
The Early Learning Coalition of Alachua County provides financial assistance for child care and school readiness, the ELC of Alachua is statutorily required to build a coalition of partners and advocates to coordinate local services for children from birth through kindergarten. This includes, but is not limited to:
Access thousands of job postings through the Employ Florida job portal. Find resources for young adults in finding and landing their first job. Find resources for veterans who are seeking help with gaining employment.
All resources can be accessed at https://careersourcencfl.com/ or by calling the phone number below.
Gainesville Housing Authority (GHA) is an advocate and provider for affordable housing for Gainesville families. Working with the City of Gainesville, U.S. Department of HUD, and other organizations, we provide life resources and opportunities not only to our residents, but to the entire community.
CareerSource North Central Florida is your one-stop center for job searches, career support and training. Services are provided at no cost and include career counseling, training opportunities, access to hiring events and more.
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