BBBS is the nations largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network.  The people involved believe that all children achieve success in life.  Their mission is, “to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”

For more information, go to www.bbbsbigs.org or call 772-466-8535.

Part of the Children’s Services Council of St. Lucie County, Parent Teen Communication Connection (PTCC) is a, “program providing educational outreach to support accurate health education focused on strengthening and increasing parent-child communication. This program works to guide families through community collaborative encouraging the parent to be the primary educator of their teen.”  PTCC offers free workshops for teens and parents.  Register anytime visiting: www.familiesofthetreasurecoast.org/workshop/

For more information, go to www.familiesofthetreasurecoast.org , email kaerdley@gmail.com or call 772-708-5421.

 

  The Armed Forces Vocational Aptitude Battery or ASVAB, is the most widely used multiple aptitude test battery in the world assessing a student’s ability to learn new skills, and predicting student’s success in training and education programs.   The ASVAB Career Exploration Program offers more than just a test, it includes an interest inventory and other activities and resources designed to help students explore the world of work and gain confidence in making career decisions.

For more information, please click HERE or call 1-800-323-0513.

 

In collaboration with Indian River State College, TRiO provides services such as tutoring, a mentoring program, FSA Assistance, scholarship and financial aid assisting, career exploration, college testing assistance, college tours, field trips, and monthly advisement session.  Their summer programs include Freshman Transition Program, Senior Boot Camp, TRIO Summer Dual Enrollment, and Student Ambassador Leadership Training.  All these services are provided AT NO COST.

For more information go to: www.irsc.edu/students/minorityaffairs/talentsearch/talentsearch.aspx?id=785 , or call 772-462-7605.

For more community resources, click here:  Family Guide to Programs