ETFC offers one-on-one tutoring for students in grades K-12 in all subjects except for foreign languages. The program runs September through May and is located at the Family Center. Each tutoring session is one hour each two days per week. Typically students attend either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday. During the sessions the tutor provides homework help and skill building support. Space is limited, call 419-691-1429 to sign up!
Phoenix Academy offers an alternative path to high school graduation throuh NovaNet, a personal learning program that offers flexible scheduling, independent study and a unique curriculum. Phoenix Academy is a charter school sponsored by Toledo Public Schools. This program is offered at ETFC Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. - noon and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. For enrollment information, call 419-720-6377.
Strictly Teens is about providing teens with opportunities to challenge themselves to try new things and provide them with the support and assistance to succeed. This program is for youth ages 13-18. Strictly Teens meets each Wednesday afternoon at ETFC. In addition to weekly meetings, various service learning projects and volunteer opportunity are required for participants. Each summer, this program travels on a week long service project to learn new skills and have an opportunities to travel. To sign up, call ETFC!
In partnership with Toledo Public Schools, the East Toledo Family Center offer an alternative to suspension program for youth in grades 5 - 8. Youth are referred from their school principal and attend programming on-site at ETFC for two days. Our Bridges Coordinator also provides follow up services to ensure that the children who attend the program are on track and showing improved behavior in the classroom.
The Family Center works closely with the Lucas County Juvenile Court to offer a positive alternative to extended secured detention. We work together to help our clients in their quest to live goal-oriented, law abiding lives by teaching clients to take responsibility for their own behaviors.