OneStop Newsletter
Click here to view the OneStop newsletter. The publication includes information about various programs and services offered by the division, as well as four-month calendars of events for the Norcross and Buford Human Services Centers and the Centerville Community Center. The publication also features helpful information for citizens interested in community volunteer work and other community programs.

Classes at Norcross Human Services Center
Classes are subject to change. For the most current class listings at Norcross Human Services Center, call 678.225.5400. 

Health and Human Services offers many classes, events, and workshops for all ages at its service centers and senior centers. To see a full listing, visit www.gwinnettcounty.com and select Health and Human Services from the drop-down menu.

Computer Classes

Basic Computer Classes for Adults • FREE!
Tuesdays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Lessons will cover how to save, print, and edit documents and how to use the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Class meets for six weeks. Call the center on March 3 to register.

Basic Computer Classes for Seniors • FREE!
Fridays from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Ages 60+. Lessons will cover how to save, print, and edit documents and how to use the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Class meets for six weeks. Call the center to register.


Education for Adults

AARP Driver Education
Tuesdays: April 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, or August 26 from 9:30am to 4:00pm. After completion of the course, you may be eligible for up to a 10 percent discount on your auto insurance depending on your driving record. Cost: $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-AARP members. To register, email smart.driver.class@gmail.com.

AARP Driver Education Taught in Chinese
Saturdays: April 26: May 10, and 24 from 9:00am to 3:30pm. After completion of the course, you may be eligible for a 10 percent discount on your auto insurance depending on your driving record. Cost: $15 for AARP members or $20 for non-AARP members. Call the center for class dates and for registration information.

Chair Yoga for Seniors • FREE!
First and third Mondays of the month. Ages 60+. Come increase your strength and flexibility. No pre-registration required. Call the senior center for more information at 678.225.5430.


Education for Youth

Create It Theater for Youth Ages 5 to 14 Years
Tuesdays: April 1 to May 1 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. Performances last week of class. Cost: $50 per session plus $10 registration fee. Hosted by Tameka Anderson with GASP Ministries. To register, call 404.826.4227. Ask about sibling and referral discounts!

Money Management and Life Skills for Youth Ages 12 to 24 Years
Saturday, April 26 or May 10 from 10:00am to 11:30am. Cost: $10. Program provided by Bridging the Gap Independent Living and Resource Center. For more information, please call 678.467.0159 or email cbaker@bridgingthegapliving.org.

Create It Theater for Youth Ages 5 to 14 Years
Tuesdays: May 13 to June 12; June 24 to July 24; August 5 to September 4 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. Performances last week of class. Cost: $50 per session plus $10 registration fee. Hosted by Tameka Anderson with GASP Ministries. To register, call 404.826.4277. Ask about sibling and referral discounts!

Anger Management for Youth Ages 12 to 24 Years
Saturdays from 10:00am to 11:30am. Cost: $10. Program provided by Bridging the Gap Independent Living and Resource Center. For class dates and more information, please call 678.467.0159 or email cbaker@bridgingthegapliving.org.

Money Management and Life Skills for Youth Ages 12 to 24 Years
Saturdays from 10:00am to 11:30am. Cost: $10. Program provided by Bridging the Gap Independent Living and Resource Center. For class dates and more information, please call 678.467.0159 or email cbaker@bridgingthegapliving.org.


Events
Gwinnett Multicultural Festival • FREE!
Saturday, May 3 from noon to 5:00pm at the North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross. Provided by the Gwinnett Police Department, CPACS, GMAC, and CETPA. Activities include food vendors, kids’ activities, rock wall, inflatables, DUI task force, animal welfare, CSI, Motors, SWAT, and more! For more information, call the Gwinnett County Crime Prevention Unit at 770.513.5119. Se habla Español, 678.323.9031.
Health and Safety

Prostate Cancer Awareness • FREE!
Thursday, May 8 or July 10 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm. Ken Stevens, survivor and vice president of the Georgia Prostate Cancer Coalition, will host a discussion group. Women are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Fire and Life Safety Education in Korean • FREE!
Thursday, May 29 from 9:00am to 10:00am. Offered by the Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services. Free fire and life safety education entirely in Korean. Topics include general fire safety, evacuation planning, smoke alarm use, and fire extinguisher training. No registration required. Please call the center for more information.

Fire and Life Safety Education in Spanish • FREE!
Thursday, May 29 from 10:30am to 11:30am. Offered by the Gwinnett Fire and Emergency Services. Free fire and life safety education entirely in Spanish. Topics include general fire safety, evacuation planning, smoke alarm use, and fire extinguisher training. No registration required. Please call the center for more information. 

Clases Prenatales • GRATIS! Lunes de 9:00am hasta mediodía. Clases sobre el embarazo; preparación para el parto; cuidado del recién nacido; alimentación y nutrición materna; como cuidar de su bebe; clases básicas de inglés y mucho más. Si tiene otros niños, se los cuidamos para que puedas participar en las clases sin preocupación. Cuando terminan reciben un certifi cado en su graduación. Clase en español enseñadas por Mercy Care. El curso es patrocinado por el Centro de Recursos Humanos de Norcross. Para inscripción o más información, llame a Gloria Baroni al 678.843.8902.

Affordable Care Act Information • FREE!
Tuesdays from 9:30am to 1:00pm. Community educators from the Hispanic Health Coalition are available on Tuesdays in the lobby to provide information on healthcare reform and options for health insurance for you or your family members. Information provided in both Spanish and English. No appointment necessary.

General Health and Nutrition Food Talk • FREE!
Fridays from 10:00am to noon. Presenter speaks Spanish and English. Classes provided by the Gwinnett County Cooperative Extension Service. Call the center for class dates and to register or send an email to nhscbuilding@gwinnettcounty.com.

Project Safe Place
The Norcross Human Services Center is a registered location for children and teens who feel they are being threatened by a stranger; picked on by bigger and older kids; runaway teens or those who have been kicked out of their homes; youth with friends who are drinking and driving; those experiencing a family crisis or breakdown in communication; or children from neglectful or abusive homes. Service provided by the Gwinnett Children’s Shelter. Visit www.gwinnettchildrenshelter.org or call 678.546.8770 for more information.


Language

Learn to Read and Write English • FREE!
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00am to 11:00am. Class meets for nine weeks. Classes are in a mixed level setting and participants must have some knowledge of the English language. Please call the center for class dates and registration.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Literacy and Civics Classes • FREE!
Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. New and returning students need to take a test to determine the current level of profi ciency. Provided by the Asian American Resource Center. Call 770.270.0663 for more information or email
education@aarc-atlanta.org.


Multicultural

Citizenship • FREE!
Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. This class provides information about the interview process, the questions asked, and the vocabulary. Participants will also learn history and other current information about the U.S. This program follows the ESL schedule. Provided by the Asian American Resource Center. For more information, email education@aarc-atlanta.org or call 770.270.0663.

Gwinnett Multicultural Advisory Committee Meetings • FREE!
Fourth Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm to 2:30pm. Gwinnett Multicultural Advisory Committee (GMAC) collaborates and networks with other organizations to provide resources and education to benefit the diverse communities of Gwinnett County. GMAC meets in various locations to expose others to valuable resources in the area. Community members are welcome to join or sit in at any meeting. Please call the center for more information. 

Multicultural Center for Positive Aging • FREE!
Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Center open to all seniors ages 60+. Seniors participate in recreational activities, presentations by guest speakers, and day trip excursions. No cost to become a member; however, the center operates on donations for transportation and meals. Non-members, call 678.225.5413 to reserve a meal by 1:00pm the day before attending or email tammy.lea@gwinnettcounty.com.


Summer Camps

S.T.E.M.-ulate Summer Program for Ages 6 to 13 Years
Mondays to Fridays: June 2 to June 27 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Presented by One2One Education. S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). Youth will discover the answers to the simple questions about how things work. Develop teamwork and leadership skills. Develop speaking and presentation skills. Develop writing, math, and computer skills. Enjoy fun, games, and crafts too! Breakfast and lunch are provided. Cost: $65 per student, per week and $25 one-time non-refundable registration fee. Payment due by check or money order each Friday before camp payable to One2One. Space is limited. Pre-register by calling the center at 678.225.5400.

Create It Theatre Summer Camp for ages 5 to 14
Mondays to Fridays: June 2 to August 1 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Performances last week of class. Cost: $60 per week plus a one-time $25 registration fee. Breakfast, lunch, and snack included. Participants will create a new production each week with a performance on the last day. New theme each week. Theme repeats every four weeks. Hosted by Tameka Anderson with GASP Ministries. To register, call 404.826.4227.

Girls Summer Camp for Grades K to 5
Mondays to Fridays: June 2 to June 27 from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Free childcare will be provided by Girl Scouts volunteers from 8:00am to 9:00am. Girls kindergarten through 5th Grade. Cost: $60 per week. Breakfast and lunch included. Presented by Liga de Futbol de Atlanta and Girl Scouts. Space is limited. Pre-register by calling the center at 678.225.5400.


Support Groups

Partners in Parenting • FREE!
Saturdays: April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, and August 23 from 10:00am to noon. Light refreshments will be served. Bring the kids and learn how to manage stress. There is a special surprise for parents at the end. Hosted by Tameka Anderson with GASP Ministries. To register, please call 404.826.4227.

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Training • FREE!
Prior to training, a prospective volunteer must complete an application, reference checks, and consent to a criminal background check. Prospective volunteer is required to complete 40 hours of training, including 10 hours of court observation over a four to six-week period. For consideration, email steve.gill@gwinnettcounty.com or call 770.619.6015.

Gamblers Anonymous • FREE!
Mondays from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. This program is for individuals, family members, friends, and loved ones who have been impacted by gambling. For more information, call 678.234.5648.


Workshops

Homeowner H2O: Water Conservation Workshop • FREE!
Tuesday, June 17 at 6:00pm. Lower your water bill. Topics include improving efficiency inside and outside the home, leak detection and repairs, installing water-efficient fi xtures, and ways to increase the family’s water-saving behaviors. All participants receive low-fl ow retrofi t kit including faucet aerators, showerhead and other efficiency products; outdoor watering kit with auto-off hose nozzle and rain gauge; toilet leak detection dye tablets; step-by-step guide to performing a do-it-yourself water audit; information about applying for toilet rebate program, and receive up to $200 towards the purchase of new Water Sense toilets. Pre-registration required by emailing dwrconserve@gwinnettcounty.com and include name, address, and telephone or call 678.376.6722.