Life Skills Training Classes

We are excited to have expanded our Life Skills training at FPGC.  These sessions are designed to provide extensive training for adults to help develop their skills for daily living.

Classes currently include:

ART THERAPY:  Help create a better outlook with this weekly workshop every Wednesday, 12:15p.m. – 1:45p.m. at FPGC.  It’s designed to promote relaxation and creativity, with some classes focusing on painting and drawing, while other classes will key on jewelry making.  Participants will also have the option, per approval from the Hart Gallery, to place items in the gallery to be sold.  If items are sold, participant will received 60% of the profit, the gallery will receive 30% of the profit, and the remaining 10% will be donated to a local charity organization selected by the participant. The facilitator is Brooke Montague of The Hart Gallery.

Money Matters: We are excited that our financial literacy has begun! Classes are taught from the financial literacy program developed by national Family Promise entitle, "New Beginnings." We are excited to offer these classes each Tuesday from 9:30-11 at the FPGC Day Center. If you or any of your clients are interested in attending please contact us today at 423-756-3891!

MY NEXT STEPS: The My Next Step Program is taught by Dr. David Banks and put on through a partnership with Family Promise of Greater Chattanooga and City of Chattanooga - Government. Participants learn important life skills such as how to dress for success, plan for the future, and how to interview well. This class takes place once a month at the FPGC Day Center.

CIRCLE OF SECURITY: The Circle of Security Program is taught by Dr. Victoria Davidson and focuses on parenting skills such as anger management, childhood development, and family empowerment. This class takes place every Monday morning of the month at the FPGC Day Center.

Play Therapy Provided by Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is also a registered play therapist at FPGC.

SMART Program at Catholic Charities – Referral

Nutrition, cooking and shopping on a budget – Sponsored by University of Tennessee Agricultural Extension Program at FPGC

First Thing First – Referral

Jobs for Life – Referral


If any of these opportunities these sound appealing, contact Donna Bowers, FPGC Case Manager or Ruth Votava, FPGC Administrative Assistant, at (423) 756-3891 at the FPGC Day Center to enroll or get more information.