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 Expression:  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!

Parenting Skills Class: Teaches clients important parenting skills.

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 Linda Kennedy, FPGC Case Manager or Ruth Votava, FPGC Administrative Assistant, at (423) 756-3891 at the FPGC Day Center to enroll or get more information.