Blairstown-area residents are invited to learn introductory computer skills at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Main Street location on Thursdays, July 10th – 24th, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. This introductory course is designed for first-time computer users or people with limited computer experience. Students will learn computer basics, including the different components of the computer and the performance of simple procedures. Fundamental keyboarding skills and a brief overview of popular software applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook will also be discussed. The fee for each computer course is $10; students must be registered Family Success Center or Project Self-Sufficiency participants. The agency’s computer lab is located in the First Presbyterian Outreach Center at 35 Main Street in Blairstown.
A complete roster of computer classes and employability skills courses are offered at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Newton location all year long, including classes in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; QuickBooks accounting software; workshops addressing techniques for job search, interviewing, resume development and financial management; and courses designed just for seniors and men.
For more information, call the Project Self-Sufficiency office in Blairstown at 908-362-1777, or phone the agency’s Newton office at 973-940-3500. Information about the agency’s services is also available at www.projectselfsufficiency.org.