Lincoln Middle,

an IB World School

Educational Services

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-106 970.491.6909
Description: With more than 150 programs of study in eight colleges, Colorado State University offers a world-class education at one of the nation's top research universities.
http://www.colostate.edu/

CORE Center
Fort Collins: 114 Birstlecone Dr. 970.484.2580
MWF 9am - 5:30pm, T & Th 9am - 8pm
Description: Provides a variety of programs and services such as ESL, after school cubs, teen programs, etc.

CSU Continuing Education
Fort Collins: 1040 Campus Delivery 877.491.4336
Description: Credit and non-credit courses for adults of all ages.
http://www.learn.colostate.edu

Educational Opportunity Center 
Fort Collins: 313 Student Services Building 970.491.6862
Description: Provides information on two and four year colleges, scholarships, grants, and loans. Provides assistance with the admissions process and financial aid forms for ANY school. Assists in career exploration and provides referrals to GED and ESL programs.
http://accesscenter.colostate.edu/eoc/index.aspx

FAFSA
Description: Free Application for Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.
http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

Front Range Community College
Fort Collins: 4616 S. Shields Street 970.226.2500
Description: With four locations in Colorado, including Fort Collins, FRCC's associates degrees and certificate programs train students for careers in well-established and emerging industries. Every current high school student who enrolls in the High School Programs recieves a scholarship valued at around $3000.
http://www.frontrange.edu

Larimer County Work Force Center
Fort Collins: 200 W Oak #5000 970.498.6600
Loveland: 418 E. 4th St. 970.667.4261
M-F 8am - 5pm
Description: Employment and training programs for the underemployed. Offers assessment, career exploration, vocational training, work preparation, job seeking services and referrals for GED classes. Also provides paid, productive conservation-related work for 16-23 year-olds.
http://www.larimerworkforce.org

Scholarships
The most convenient forms of financial aid include scholarships and grants because you do not have to pay them back. Websites where scholarship information can be found include:

Teen Parent Program
The Poudre School District Teen Parent Program is located at Fort Collins High School and is a self-contained, district program. The curriculum combines prenatal, labor and delivery, child development, and parenting classes, along with English, Science, Social Studies and Math academic classes needed for graduation. Outside agencies such as Social Services, Child Care Assistance, Legal Services, and Adoption counseling are also available. Developing a positive self-image and improving life coping skills are important elements of the entire program.

Pregnant or parenting students who live within the Poudre School District's attendance area may enroll in the program for up to one full school year.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Melissa Schaefer
Fort Collins HS
meschaef@psdschools.org
970-488-8220

Child Advocacy Center
(970)407-9739

The Center for Family Outreach
(970)622-9465

The Center for Family Outreach is a non-profit agency specifically designed for teenagers between 10-18 who are challanged with substance abuse issues and exhibit high risk behaviors. Services include prevention, education and early interventions and programming

Mentoring

Boys and Girls Club
970-223-1709