Polk County's Literacy Resource Directory Literacy Directory 2nd Edition - Page 14

FAMILY LITERACY ACADEMY AT LAKE WALES GIRLS INC. OF LAKELAND AND BARTOW Contact: Deming Cowles          863-604-8012          demingcowles@aol.com          www.flalw.org Hours of Operation: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm | Mondays and Thursdays at Janie Howard Wilson Elementary 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at Mary Norma Campbell Community Center About: The Family Literacy Academy works with families to become lifelong learners. Social workers help families with issues that prevent them from providing a language rich home. The Academy serves parents with children between 1 month and 10 years old where one parent is in need of his/her GED (high school diploma) or wants to learn English ESOL. Parenting and life skill classes are also provided. The Academy serves Lake Wales and surrounding area.  GIRLS INC. OF WINTER HAVEN Contact: Peggy Threlkel Address: 2400 Havendale Blvd. NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881                      863-967-2874            peggy@girlsincwinterhaven.org                        www.girlsincwinterhaven.org Contact: Kay Fields             kayfields@girlsinclakeland.com                 www.girlsinclakeland.com/ Addresses: Lakeland:1220 W. Highland St., Lakeland, FL 33815        863-682-3002 Bartow:  650 W. Main St., Bartow, FL 33830       863-533-5000 Hours of Operation: 2:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Monday - Thursday  2:30 pm - 5:45 pm | Friday School Holiday hours: 7:30 am - 5:45 pm Summer Camp hours: 7:30 am - 5:45 pm About: Girls Inc. of Lakeland provides academic enrichment, character, and youth development programs exclusively for girls in grades K-12 in West Polk County during the school year and 1st-12th during the summer. The girls take part in homework help and sustained silent reading every day. THE HOMESCHOOL CONNECTION, LLC Contact: Rebekah Ricks Address: 700 Overlook Dr., Winter Haven, FL 33884             863-226-4000            info@thehomeschoolconnection.net Hours of Operation: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm | Monday - Friday Summer Program hours: 7:00 am - 5:30 pm About: Girls participate in daily programs that emphasize math, science, and technology education, pregnancy prevention, media literacy, sports participation, leadership development, adolescent health, economic literacy, substance abuse prevention and anti-violence education. Girls Inc. of Winter Haven serves the towns of Winter Haven, Auburndale, Eagle Lake, Lake Alfred, Wahneta, and other Eastern Polk County communities. Serves girls Kindergarten through Middle School. 13            www.thehomeschoolconnection.net Hours of Operation: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm | Monday - Thursday About: The Homeschool Connection, LLC offers one- on-one tutoring, including SAT and ACT test prep. Summer school is also offered on a one-on-one basis for a variety of courses to help your child prepare for the next school year.