Weed & Seed: Services

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Safe Haven

A multi-service center where a variety of youth and adult services are coordinated in a highly visible, accessible facility that is secure against crime and illegal activity. Our Learning Center (The After School Program) is housed in the safe haven which is designed to assist students with their homework, make sure homework is complete and sign-off on all completed homework.  In addition, our 10 week Academic Summer Camp is conducted in this facility also.

Boxing Program

The PDCAP Weed and Seed "Touch of the Glove" Boxing Program, under the leadership of Mr. Larry James and Mr. James Gibson. This program's goal is to assist in alleviating crime and drug activity in the Florence and surrounding areas by providing boxing skills; leadership skills; academics; Computer Training; teamwork and an opportunity for individuals to secure their GED, when necessary.

Fitness & Excercise

The overall goal of this program is to provide a structured Exercise Program for members of the community in an effort to help them maintain their weight and assist with a healthy lifestyle.  A certified trainer is available for Zumba Classes on Mondays and Tuesdays  5:30 6:30 pmProject Fresh Start.  This program is designed to assist participants in obtaining sustainable employment with sufficient pay.

Youth Leadership Program

This program, under the direction of Mr. Bobby Jolley, and organized based on support from 9th,10th and 11th graders to become self-sufficient and independent by enouraging them to become shareholders within their communities.  Our program can provide internships for 10 eligible students.

Senior Program

A very vibrant program consisting of seniors who meet twice per month (2nd and 4th Tuesdays 12:00-2:00 pm.) They solicit the Police Department to talk to them about the dangers in the community, scams, etc., Employees of McLeod Hospital to come in and do Blood Pressure checks and talk them about health issues. Various presentations on Healty Eating, etc., Bible study sessions are also conducted.

Weed and Seed Safe Haven Schedule of Activities

Open: 12:00 pm
Close:  8:00 pm

Arts and Crafts
Business Assitance
GED
Computer Classes
After-School Study
Book Club
Youth Challenge
Project Help
Dance / Music / Choir
Poetry Reading
Seniors Program
Job Referral
HIV Preventition
Summer Camp
Boxing (6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Seminars
Health Programs
Job Fairs
Resume Writing
Leadership Training
Mentoring
Truancy Prevention
Tutoring
Fitness / Exercise 



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