Life Skills

Nutrition Education Class

The Friendship Center along with Iowa State University will teach Nutrition Education Classes for anyone interested in learning how to grocery shop on a budget, what healthy ingredients look for, & how to cook healthy foods. This class is free to the public.

Mental Health Bible Study Class

Starting in April, the Friendship Center will hold a free Mental Health Support class on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. If you are interested in attending this course, please contact Joe at

Financial Peace University

Starting in June, the Friendship Center, will provide 10 free scholarships to participate in Financial Peace University for free. Classes are on Wednesday Nights from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. If interested, please contact Joe at

English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language Class

Monday’s from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.

Many in our community do not speak English as their primary language.  These classes are designed to offer an opportunity for students to gain English fluency in the hopes that better English skills will bring job security, enhance family systems, and impact personal growth.  Classes are taught, and childcare is provided by trained Friendship Center volunteers. Meal & Classes are free to attend!!!

If interested in attending our class, please email

Volunteer Opportunity:

Each week, the Friendship Center will provide a meal to the class participants and their families. Meals can be prepared at home or at the center. If you would be willing to prepare a meal for us, please let Joe know at

Clases de inglés como segundo idioma los lunes a partir de las 5:00 p.m. Cena y clase de 5:30 p.m. a 6:30 p.m. sistemas e impacto en el crecimiento personal. Se imparten clases y voluntarios capacitados del Centro de Amistad brindan cuidado de niños. ¡Las comidas y clases son gratuitas! Si está interesado en asistir a nuestra clase, envíe un correo electrónico a

Oportunidad de voluntariado: cada semana, el Centro de Amistad proporcionará una comida a los participantes de la clase y sus familias. Las comidas se pueden preparar en casa o en el centro. Si está dispuesto a preparar una comida para nosotros, avísele a Joe en Un agradecimiento especial a Tyson Foods por patrocinar nuestro programa de ESL para el año escolar 2019-2020. No podríamos servir a esta comunidad sin ti.