To TCHDC Residents and Our Neighbors:
This is your place to learn about the programs and services at Liberty Plaza. We also invite your suggestions and ideas.
For more detailed information about programs and services, to register for programs, or to share your thoughts, please contact:
Melissa Laubach, Program Coordinator for Liberty Plaza.
Phone: (651) 224-5303, extension 6
PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
2015 Fall session runs October 5-December 12
One 2 One Readers @ LP - Kindergarten to 3rd grade students receive one-on-one support and learn strategies from trained literacy tutors to help them read independently and successfully. Individual tutoring sessions last 30 minutes. Students may receive up to three sessions a week. Meets 2:30 - 5:30 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday; Snack is served. Registration and regular attendance is required.
One 2 One Homework Help @ LP - Students of all ages (K-adults) are matched with a private tutor who assists them in completing homework assignments. Adults continuing their education are also welcome. Drop-in Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:30 - 5:30 pm. Snack is served. No registration required.
I LOVE STEM @ LP - Kindergarten- 5th graders learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through doing interesting, fun, hands-on projects. Meets Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 - 6:00 pm; October 5-December 12. Snack is served. Registration is required.
PLUS-Time (Playful Learning with University Students)- Kindergarten- 4th graders engage with Concordia University students in playful activities that use all parts of their minds and bodies to help them grow into healthy and creative kids. Meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:30 - 6:00 pm. Snack is served. Registration is required.
Youth VOICE (Vision, Opportunity, Interaction, Community, Empowerment) - A positive youth development and enrichment program for youth in grades five and up. The program foster social skills development, teaches leadership skills and provides community service opportunities. The program also offers field trips, career and college readiness classes. Hamline University students serve as teacher/mentors. Meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 3:30-6:00PM. Snack is served. Registration is required.
Programs and Services for Adults, Families, and Teens
Workforce Development Services - A Goodwill/Easter Seals staff member provides work readiness counseling, job search and placement, career counseling, advocacy, referrals for workforce training, resume preparation, computer basics and instruction on using the internet for job search. Call Tonya Draughn for the walk-in schedule or an appointment at (651) 900-3984.
Bookmobile - The St. Paul Public Library Bookmobile visits Liberty Plaza on the first and third Friday of every month from 3:00-5:00PM. Adults and children of all ages are welcome. Visitors can sign up for a library card on the Bookmobile.
Fresh Produce Days - Free fresh produce is available for Liberty Plaza residents and community members year round on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 2:00-3:00PM. No advance sign-up is required. First come-first served. Second Harvest Heartland provides the fresh goods; Liberty Plaza staff and community volunteers manage the distribution events. Contact the Program Coordinator for a schedule.
Basic Needs Assistance - The Program Coordinator can assist families and individual adults with basic needs such as forms completion, reading mail, applying for benefits, and referrals for community-based services. Please contact the Program Coordinator.
Events - TCHDC hosts community events throughout the year for residents and neighbors. Events include, but are not limited to: National Night Out (1st Tuesday in August), an annual winter party, book giveaways, free flu shot clinic and other clinics, Toys for Tots distribution, community dinners, arts camp parades and performance events.