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"Homelessness is a complex problem, but homelessness is a fixable problem," says Steve Hollis, Columbia’s Manager of Human Services. "The first step is putting someone into a home." Homelessness is a reality that tho...
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The Teen Outreach Program, a joint collaboration between Columbia Public Schools, the Youth Community Coalition and the Health Department, connects teens to service projects and helps them develop life skills.
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The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is a credential awarded by ACT for anyone who wants to get a job or improve their job. Visit www.act.org/certificate for more information.
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Osher is a national volunteer-based education program designed for people aged fifty years and older who are eager to learn and socialize in a classroom environment.
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A City of Columbia ordinance requires property owners to shovel ice and snow from their sidewalks. The Office of Neighborhood Services has a supply of snow shovels and a mini grant for neighborhoods that want to purch...
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Members of WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) can get involved in a program to learn about health, fitness, and nutrition. Come find out what Fit WIC is all about!
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Teenagers can ask tough questions and get answers from their peers at Hot Topic Nights, a program hosted by the Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services and the University of Missouri's SHA...
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MPowerment/MLAN, a program sponsored by Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services, increases HIV awareness within the gay and bisexual male population.
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The City of Columbia needs employers for its Career Awareness Related Experience Program, a comprehensive program for at-risk youth. Become a mentor and provide a youth with the experience of a lifetime.
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The City of Columbia's C.A.R.E. program and the University of Missouri's Office of Service Learning partner to offer free after-school homework help for children, youth and young adults.