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GED and High School Completion Resources

Resources are listed for the following counties:

 

GED and High School Completion Resources: Kent County

Grand Rapids Adult Education Center

Contact Person:  Esther Kuiper, Director of Adult Education

Address:  2405 Leonard St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49505

Phone: 616-819-2734

Fax: 616-819-3272

Services Offered:  English as a Second Language (ESL), General Educational Development (GED), High School Completion, and Adult Basic Education.  Free classes and transportation available. 

 

Grand Rapids Community College

Address: 1154 Wealthy Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Phone: 616-234-3040

Fax: 616-234-3041

E-mail: learningcorner@grcc.edu

Services Offered:  GED preparation courses.  $25 enrollment fee for classes. 

 

Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids

Address:  455 Grand Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Website:  http://www.goodwillgr.org

Email:  info@goodwillgr.org

Phone: 616-451-8800 ext. 1240 GEDS

Services Offered:  GED preparation courses.  Goodwill Industries also offers a variety of resources for adults seeking employment with developmental disabilities as well veterans and prisoner’s seeking re-entry.

 

Heartside Education Programs

Address: 54 South Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Website:  http://www.heartside.org

Email:  andy@heartside.org

Phone: 616-235-7211

Services Offered:  GED training, adult education programs, computer education programs, cultural enrichment courses, volunteer opportunities, and more.  No fees associated with the classes offered. 

 

Jubilee Jobs

Address:  935 Baxter Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Website:  http://www.jubileejobsgr.org

Email:  marcia.osborne@jubileejobsgr.org

Phone: 616-774-9944

Fax: 616-774-5929

Services Offered:  Assisting women in poverty, specifically.  GED preparation courses, life skills courses, and job readiness courses.

 

Restores

Address:  1413 Madison Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Website:  http://www.restorersinc.org

Phone:  616-243-1984

Services Offered:  Employment services and preparation including GED preparation courses, resume building, interviewing skills, and job searches.  No fee’s applicable.

 

Steepletown Neighborhood Services

Address:  671 Davis Avenue NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Website:  http://www.steepletown.org

Email:  judy@steepletown.org

Phone: 616-451-4215 ext. 143

Services Offered:  Specifically serving youth ages 14 to 21 years old.  Classes available in Spanish and English.  Paid internships, academic assistance, GED services.

 

Sparta Community Education

Address: 1655 12 Mile Road NW, Sparta, MI 49345

Website:  http://www.spartaschools.org/departments/communityeducation/

Email:  mike.oconnor@staff.spartaschools.org

Phone: 616-887-7321

Services Offered:  High school completion services, GED, English as a second language, and more.

 

Godwin/Kelloggsville Community Education

Address: 3529 South Division, Wyoming, MI 49548

Website:  http://godwinschools.org

Phone: 616-252-2040 Godwin Heights Learning Center

Services Offered:  Official GED testing site, GED preparation courses, high school completion courses, and English Language Learner courses. 

 

Wyoming Community Education

Address:  2929 Rogers Lane Avenue SW, Wyoming, MI 49509

Website:  http://www.wyomingps.org

Email:  lamaro@wyomingps.org

Phone: 616-530-7500

Services Offered:  GED preparation, assistance in math and science, and job seeking assistance.  Child care available.  $25 registration fee. 

 

GED and High School Completion Resources: Ottawa County

Lakeshore Adult Learning Center/Michigan Works! Ottawa County

Address: 115 Clover St., Holland, Michigan 49423

Phone: 616-494-8803

Services Offered:  GED Preparation, English as a Second Language, computer literacy, WorkKeys, and more.  Services are offered at no charge.  Languages include Spanish, Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian. 

 

GED and High School Completion Resources: Allegan County

Allegan County Alternative High School

Address:  550 5th Street, Allegan, MI 49010

Phone:  269-673-5433

Services Offered: GED classes, GED testing.  Must be at least 17 years old.  No childcare available.

 

Michigan Works! Kent/Allegan County

Address:  2891 116th Ave, Allegan, MI 49010

Phone: 269-686-5079

Services Offered:  GED preparation, on the job training, computer skills classes, and more offered free of charge.

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