Hope VI FreshStart

FreshStart – Schedule of Classes

Homeownership Education

For those interested in learning more about homeownership, feel free to attend an Eastern 8 Homeownership Education class. To confirm dates and times of available classes, e-mail Debbie Perry.

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YWCA Bristol Teen Pregnancy Classes

YWCA Bristol offers free, ongoing classes on healthy pregnancy, labor, and delivery. Classes meet once per week. The classes are open to mothers-to-be age 19 and younger in their first pregnancy. Fathers and family may also attend the classes and activities. Transportation may be available. For more information call 423-968-9444.

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Quit Tobacco Now

Quit Tobacco Now is a smoking cessation hotline for those interested in breaking the tobacco habit. Hotline operators will assist you in developing a plan to stop smoking and they will offer a variety of support options. Call 1-800-QUIT NOW (784-8669) to get started.

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VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

October 15th is the deadline to apply for the Economic Stimulus Payment. Even if you didn’t file a tax return you may still be eligible to apply for the stimulus payment. To schedule an appointment with SCKCDI’s VITA program contact:

Joe Durant
423-378-2939 (leave a voice mail if Joe is not there).
CLICK HERE to e-mail

Walk-ins are welcome Tuesdays & Thursdays.

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Computer Classes

The FreshStart Foundation is now offering FREE computer classes on:

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays from 10-11am and 2-3pm
  • Thursdays 6-7pm

Whether you have a basic knowledge of computers or none whatsoever, these classes will prove very beneficial.
Joe Durant with South Central Kingsport Development Community, Inc. (SCKCDI) holds the classes, which are self-paced, showing students how to:

  • Use Windows
  • Access the Internet for job searches
  • Type a resume
  • Start an e-mail account
  • Send an attachment

E-mail Joe Durant or call 423-384-6308 to sign up.

FSF’s computer lab is open daily to the public. Usage depends on work-station availability. Come by and improve your computer skills today!