Monday, September 12, 2016
Consisting of six classes taught by qualified instructors from the community, Second Chance gives you the opportunity to learn about landlord-tenant issues, conflict resolution, energy education, money management, goal setting, and the characteristics of a good tenant.
This education program prepares you for the responsibilities of renting and gives you the skills necessary to be the kind of tenant your landlord will hate to lose!
Second Chance prepares you to approach landlords with confidence and encourages landlords to view prospective tenants with a more open mind.
Topics covered include How to be a Good Tenant, Landlord/Tenant Issues, Energy Education, Conflict Resolution, Goal Setting, and Basic Budgeting. Those who successfully complete all six sessions of the class will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Letter of Recommendation to attach to future rental applications.
Pre-registration is required. To register, or for more information about Second Chance, visit CSC’s website at www.communityservices.us or contact Cindy Pratt-DeMarzo at 541-758-2632 for Linn and Benton counties, and Kacy Jensen at 541-574-2281 in Lincoln County.
UPCOMING SECOND CHANCE CLASSES: CORVALLIS
Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00pm -3:00pm at 545 SW 2nd St. (upstairs) in Corvallis. Registration deadline is October 14, 2016.
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The event will focus on helping homeless veterans in the Linn and Benton County area connect with necessary services that are available here. Health screenings, Social Security benefits counseling, and dental services will be provided. Veterans can also receive referrals to health care providers, health insurance, housing solutions, employment, substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling.
Transportation details are being worked out and will be announced soon.
Stand downs are collaborative events that provide basic necessities and services to veterans. Stand downs are coordinated among local veteran support organizations, other government agencies and community-based homeless service providers, including our local community action agency, Community Services Consortium.
For more information or if you're interested in helping with the event, contact Connie Barkdull at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-758-2761.
Community Services Consortium (CSC) is a state-designated Community Action Agency serving Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties with housing, nutrition, economic stability, and educational assistance programs since 1980.
Here’s how the program works:
- Go to http://www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards to link Community Rewards to your Fred Meyer rewards card.
- You can search for Community Services Consortium, Linn Benton Food Share, or Head Start of Lincoln County by name or by their non-profit numbers:
- Community Services Consortium: 87210
- Head Start: 89698
- Linn Benton Food Share: 80781
To donate to CSC, visit our donation page here. To donate by mail, please send your donation to CSC, 250 Broadalbin Street, #2A, Albany, OR, 97321.
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