Adult Promise wants adult learners to feel supported. Whether they want to finish a degree, start a new program, change careers or learn a new trade or skill, we can point them in the right direction. We understand how goals may be shifting during this crisis. Now is a great time to start planning for education and training that provide options.
How to explore new careers and learn to budget well. New Ventures Maine offers free classes and one-on-one coaching for people looking to find good jobs, start or return to college, launch small businesses, manage their money and build their assets. Online classes are currently available at this link.
How to train remotely right now for a new job. The Maine Community College System is providing more opportunities for flexible online and remote job training programs that fill COVID-19 related workforce needs. This link shows the many courses available to get you into a new career.
How to find University of Maine resources. This list of resources includes specific campuses as well as general information on topics including food assistance, filing for unemployment, getting access to WiFi, student loans, and child care.
How to get help with finances. The Finance Authority of Maine’s COVID-19 resource page for students has information on repaying student loans, aid for college students, and other situations.