Education is key to success.
The Thensted Center is committed to enhancing the educational experiences of those it serves through some programs that include:
After school tutorial for grades K-12
The Summer Enrichment Program for children ages 6-17 that includes academic and cultural recreational activities
Career Education Program (CEP) that helps high school students learn first-hand about career possibilities with on-the-job training.
Improve Financial Literacy
The Thensted Center is committed to initiatives to help improve the lives of the children and adults to whom it ministers, including:
Representative Payee & Budgeting Program to teach money management
Bi-monthly education in spiritual, emotional, physical, social, and intellectual areas to empower our seniors
Programs: Addressing Community Needs
In 2017, we provided more than 10,600 meals for seniors and children and administered more than 16,000 social services through the following programs:
The Thensted Center has outreach programs that provide food and clothing to the poor, including:
Emergency Food Pantry
Home visits to elderly and shut-ins to assess needs
Thrift store for clothing, furniture, and household items
Christmas baskets (food, toiletries, and household items)