The Wisdom Exchange and Recreation Center (Adult Day Care Center) 436 Mill Road – Greenville, MS Provides personal care, recreation and social activities to participants sixty (60) and older. Homemaker Services Provides assistance to elderly and handicapped individuals by doing daily chores and tasks they are unable to do themselves. Home Delivered Meals Deliver hot meals to elderly and disabled individuals. Dial-A-Buddy Provides daily contact to elderly and handicapped participants to help reduce the anxiety of living alone. Congregate meals Provides eligible persons, particularly those in greatest economic social need and those at nutritional risk with nutritious meals.(Nutrition Sites) Respite Provides temporary relief time for the regular caregiver of an ill, frail, older individual that requires constant in-house care Ombudsman Provides friendly visits to local nursing home residents Emergency Assistance Provides food clothing, rent, and utility assistance in a crisis situation. Family Support Service Center (Resource Center) Provides referral services, maintains tutorial programs, including in-school, ACT and GED. Foster Family referrals, counseling, workshops, and seminars on topics ranging from child abuse; parenting, and teen pregnancy. Also has a computer lab. The Frank Carlton Education Station Provides educational activities for preschool and elementary children. Nutritional meals are served. Weatherization Provides assistance with cutting the cost of energy by reducing weather infiltration in the home. Repairs such as replacing windows, doors, and insulation are made. LIHEAP/CSBG Provides assistance with utility bills to low income families rent, mortgage, accessories,etc. Adolescent Offender Program Provides intensive therapeutic intervention through individual, group, and family counseling for first time juvenile offenders. Workforce Investment Act The WIA program in a combination of basic education and job readiness, administered simultaneously. Includes:
- WIA- Select – provides work experience and employability skills training for high school seniors.
- WIA-Out of School – assists participants in completing their high school education (diploma or GED) and prepare for careers or further education and/or training. Also provides employability skills training, work experience, job development and job placement.
- WIA- Community Outreach – with coordination with the WIN job center, Mississippi Department of Human Services and Mississippi Department of Employment Services, provide comprehensive assessment, supportive services, transportation, counseling and assistance in applying for training to eligible adults and dislocated workers.