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Do you live in 38126 or South Memphis? Are you 18 or older? 

Advance Memphis has programs and classes to help you

  • Get a job and keep a job.
  • Earn your GED/High School Equivalency.
  • Learn to budget your money
  • Earn forklift Certification
  • Start a business.
  • Anger Management, counseling, and addiction recovery meetings are available.

Registration requires a photo ID and one proof of residence in 38126 or South Memphis.  

To find out more and to register, call 901.543.8525 or stop to see us at 769 Vance Avenue.

PROGRAM PROGRAM DESCRIPTION WHEN IT MEETS
Work Life 7 week job readiness class. Graduates qualify for job assistance through Employment Support, including placement through the Advance Memphis Staffing Program. Call 901.517.9340 and ask for LaRon to get started in the next class! M-T, 9am-3pm. New classes begin: 1/17, 3/13, 5/8, 7/10, 9/5, 10/30
Faith & Finances 12 week class on budgeting and saving. Graduates qualify for a matched savings account (IDA) which allows participants to save for an asset (car, house, small biz, college). Call 704.681.2439 and ask for Bryce. Thursdays, 5-7pm.
High School Equivalency/ GED Our goal is to help you earn your diploma. We have beginners and advanced classes, as well as one-on-one tutoring to help you prepare for the test and feel confident. We have a class that will fit your schedule–morning, afternoon, and evening–so please call today. Call 901.552.7447 and ask for Mike. M – 9am-11am
T/Th – 9am-12pm
Addiction Recovery Meetings Overcoming through Christ addiction recovery meetings are open to anyone struggling with drug/alcohol or other addictions. Ask for Cindy (901.494.9122) or Thelma (901.543.8525) Thur: 5pm Fri: 11:30am. Classes begin 1/19, 5/4, 8/10
Counseling Meet with a licensed counselor to discuss personal and emotional issues. If you feel like, “I really need to talk to somebody about…” this is the place to do it! Counseling is one-on-one, by appointment. Call 901.543.8525 and ask for Molly. Schedule an appointment.
Anger Management Court approved 8 week cognitive behavioral class that helps you look at positive responses to anger instead of negative ones. Call 901.494.9122 and ask for Cindy. Wednesdays at 1:30pm during Work Life class.
LAUNCH Have a small business idea or an existing business? Want to make your dreams a reality – or take the business to the next level? Come to our 10 week small business class. Call 704.681.2439 and ask for Bryce. Mondays, 5:30-8pm. Classes begin: 2/27 & 9/11
Forklift Training Employers all over Memphis are hiring forklift drivers. If you are enrolled in or have already graduated from the Work Life program (listed above) you can go through our Forklift Training program. Jobs are waiting! Call 901.552.7447 and ask for Mike.  Training can fit your schedule. Contact us.