programs

Programs

Read about the latest updates on our programs in our Spring 2016 Newsletter!

ADULT EDUCATION
The Adult Education  Program empowers community members to improve their lives and involvement in the social fabric of their communities. Read more>>

 English as a Second Language (ESL) classes with six different levels of ability
 One English General Equivalency Diploma (GED)

 Two levels of Spanish GED: Basic and Advanced
 One-on-one citizenship/naturalization exam tutoring

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
JUNTA advocates for the economic advancement of low income, immigrant families and small businesses in the community and provides services to help them achieve economic stability. Read More>>

Financial Literacy
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Preparation)
Employment counseling, employment workshops
Training in computer skills and crafts

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
JUNTA provides a free After school Arts Program during the school semester, as well as a Summer Program and a free sleep-away Summer Camp for at-risk Fair Haven children. Click the links below for each program.

The Neighborhood Place

Big Turtle Village

FAMILY MANAGEMENT
The Family Management Program works with families to empower them to move along the continuum from dependence to self sufficiency. From simple guidance and service, referral to family support, Junta advocates for families, helping them gain the knowledge and skills needed for self advocacy and empowerment. Read More>>

LEGAL SERVICES
Legal services are provided every Monday 10 am to 3 pm,  through our partnership with the Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF). See more at the Family Management page (above).

ADVOCACY
JUNTA organizes communities of color to create change in immigration policy and workers’ rights. Read More>>

CULTURE AND COMMUNITY
JUNTA aims to celebrate and promote the diversity of Latin culture. Read More>>

For more information on any of our programs, please contact Junta at 203-787-0191, or via e-mail at  info@juntainc.org