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Fri, March 1, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows: Level 2

Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. This workshop builds on the skills taught in the Microsoft Windows Level 1 class, introducing you to more advanced features of Windows, including customizing the Start Menu and Task Bar, personalizing your desktop, customizing the File Explorer and performing Windows updates. Upon successful completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Please bring the thumb-drive you received in Beginning Windows to class.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
Fri, February 2, 2024 | 9:30 am

Month-long program

Personal Empowerment Series (February program)

This is a month-long program focused on building a cohort of women seeking to become leaders in their lives. We focus on finding purpose, identifying strengths, boundaries, holistic well-being, networking, and much more through the 6 total sessions of the program.

When you sign up for the Personal Empowerment series, you are registering for the kickoff session for the month that will take place in-person at Fresh Start. Weekly virtual webinars will then take place the following four Wednesdays and a graduation session will be held in person at Fresh Start at the conclusion of the program. Please read the entirety of this page for details about this month’s PES dates.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Hybrid
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, March 2, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 4, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 4, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Sheets Series: Level 1

his series introduces you to the spreadsheet application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. Get started learning the basics!

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 4, 2024 | 9:30 am

Resume Day

During this interactive webinar, an experienced professional will review your resume in real time, offering suggestions to improve its appearance and effectiveness.  Please note, all resumes will be reviewed on screen, but this is a no-judgement zone. To participate, send your resume to Michael Gross, [email protected] , at least one day prior to the workshop. If you do not yet have a resume, please take our Writing a Winning Resume and Cover letter self-paced course first.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 4, 2024 | 9:30 am

Yoga: Stretching and Breathing

Experience gentle stretching with coordinated breathing, and breathing with coordinated meditation. Learn to create a stronger mind/body connection, reduce stress, increase focus, and re-balance! A focus and practice on movements such as brain wave vibration and Ki-Gong.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 5, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 5, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Transform Your Passion into Lifesaving Career – EMT Career Training Program

Are you ready to become a healthcare hero? Our fully-funded EMT program, offered in partnership with Gateway Community College, is your path to a career where you can save lives and make a lasting impact in your community. In this program, you’ll gain the skills to handle a wide range of medical situations, from minor issues to life-threatening emergencies, including CPR, defibrillation, and medication administration. Join us to learn more and start your application for the program starting on March 18!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 5, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Empower Your Career – Unleash Potential with Grow with Google Certificates

Discover the transformative power of the Grow with Google certificates in Project Management, Data Analytics, and Digital Marketing. These fully-funded programs offer you the chance to boost your skills, secure that well-deserved raise, or enhance your resume for your next career move. With comprehensive education support and career advising, you’ll have all the tools you need for success. Join us to learn how the Grow with Google certificates can empower you to level up.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 5, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Transform Your Passion into Lifesaving Career – EMT Career Training Program

Are you ready to become a healthcare hero? Our fully-funded EMT program, offered in partnership with Gateway Community College, is your path to a career where you can save lives and make a lasting impact in your community. In this program, you’ll gain the skills to handle a wide range of medical situations, from minor issues to life-threatening emergencies, including CPR, defibrillation, and medication administration. Join us to learn more and start your application for the program starting on March 18!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 6, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 6, 2024 | 9:30 am

Google Slides Series: Level 2

This series introduces you to the slideshow application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 7, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Word Series: Level 4

Pre-requisite: Microsoft Word Level 3. This workshop continues to build on the skills taught in previous Word classes, introducing you to columns, outline numbering, generating Tables of Contents, adding footnotes, and working with multiple headers and footers.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 4
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 7, 2024 | 9:15 am

Healing Touch

Gentle touch assists in balancing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It assists in creating a coherent and balanced energy field. It is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard medical care.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 7, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Education and Support for Parents and Family Members of LGBTQ+ Youth with One n Ten

Because of the discrimination and harassment they face, LGBTQ+ youth have higher rates of anxiety, depression, and suicidal ideation than their straight and cisgender counterparts. In this workshop, families of LGBTQ+ youth will learn how to counter these statistics by learning what it means to be LGBTQ+ as well as how to support their LGBTQ+ youth.

Program:LGBTQ+
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, March 8, 2024 | 9:00 am

Career Jumpstart for Women

Looking to make a career change? Learn how to begin a career in tech, trades, or other high-wage, high-growth industries.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, March 9, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 11, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 11, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Sheets Series: Level 2

This series introduces you to the spreadsheet application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 12, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 12, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 12, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 12, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 1

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. From creating a workbook and entering data to formatting your spreadsheet and using formulas and AutoSum, you will see how this powerful tool can help you both professionally and personally of productivity tools.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 13, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 13, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Taking Care of One’s Health Part 1

This course is provided in two parts. In Part One physical, emotional, and social aspects of health care are presented in a way that enables the individual woman to do a wholistic self-assessment leading to empowerment in self-care. Part Two addresses accessing health care, using tele-medicine, shared decision-making, and the use of vaccines.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 13, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 2

Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features. You’ll learn about the Average, Min and Max Functions, as well as building and formatting charts. We also go over page formatting features including headers/footers, page breaks and print titles.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 14, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Drive Your Future – Become a Truck Driver

Ladies, are you ready to hit the open road and embark on an exciting career as a truck driver? Fresh Start has partnered with the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute to make your dreams a reality. Join us to learn how you can step into this dynamic and in-demand profession. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the world of truck driving – your journey starts here!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 14, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Comprehensive & Queer Sex Education

Program:LGBTQ+
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, March 16, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 18, 2024 | 9:30 am

Gaining Control: Divorce Changes Everything

Discover how to gain control by understanding the key factors of divorce. Learn the critical components of divorce: Asset Division, Child Support & Spousal Maintenance. Gain answers to your questions surrounding the financial aspects of divorce to build confidence during this difficult transition.

This presentation will cover all of the basic information regarding fair housing, as well as offer an easy forum to answer any and all of your housing questions! This class is great for everyone; tenants, housing providers, and advocates.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 18, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Herramientas Basicas de Google

¿Sabías que Google es más que un simple motor de búsqueda? Conozca el potente motor de búsqueda, las aplicaciones y otras herramientas informáticas de Google.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 19, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 19, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Empower Your Career – Unleash Potential with Grow with Google Certificates

Discover the transformative power of the Grow with Google certificates in Project Management, Data Analytics, and Digital Marketing. These fully-funded programs offer you the chance to boost your skills, secure that well-deserved raise, or enhance your resume for your next career move. With comprehensive education support and career advising, you’ll have all the tools you need for success. Join us to learn how the Grow with Google certificates can empower you to level up.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 20, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Taking Care of One’s Health Part 2

This course is provided in two parts. In Part One physical, emotional, and social aspects of health care are presented in a way that enables the individual woman to do a wholistic self-assessment leading to empowerment in self-care. Part Two addresses accessing health care, using tele-medicine, shared decision-making, and the use of vaccines.

  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 20, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 3

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel.

Level 1 & 2 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 3
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 20, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 21, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 4

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel.

Level 1, 2 & 3 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous classes, including Pivot Tables, VLookup and CountIf, Custom Lists, and more.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 4
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 21, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Hands-On Career Opportunities in the Trades

Ladies, if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and embark on a hands-on career, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you at the Refrigeration School of Phoenix (RSI). Fresh Start has partnered with RSI to offer fully-funded training programs in HVAC, Welding, and Electrical. These programs are designed to set you on a path to success. With program start dates every month, you can jump into these dynamic trades right away. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn about these rewarding fields!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, March 22, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Managing Business Cash Flow with Wells Fargo

This workshop will guide business owners and potential business owners on the ins and out of managing your business financials.
Cash flow is a key indicator of the financial health of your business. A consistent positive cash flow may help you pay expenses, invest in new opportunities, and grow your business. Join us as we discuss how you can manage and create safeguards towards a positive cash flow. During this workshop we will walk you through conducting a cashflow projection for your business.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, March 23, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 25, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Preparing & Presenting Your Family Court Case with Community Legal Services

A Community Legal Services’ Family Law Attorney will present an overview of the Arizona laws and rules that govern Family Law and provide helpful tips for representing yourself in Family Court—from filing your Petition or Response through successfully representing yourself in trial. They’ll also share useful resources and address general questions from webinar participants at the end of the presentation. This is a non-confidential classroom setting, and the instructors cannot provide legal advice.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, March 25, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Excel Nivel 1 En Espanol

Esta serie le presenta las características y funciones de Microsoft Excel.

Pillar:Careers
  • Spanish
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 26, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Foundations of Friendship – Part 1

Are you eager to cultivate relationships that stand the test of time? In this workshop, we will explore the art of building strong, authentic, and fulfilling friendships whether you’re looking to enhance your existing connections or forge new bonds. Take the first step toward a more connected, fulfilling life as we discuss nurturing enduring friendships, building trust, and creating a supportive network of friends who uplift and inspire you. Part 1 to a 2 part series, attendance in both sessions not required

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 26, 2024 | 9:30 am

Mock Interviews

Want to brush up on your interviewing skills?  Join us for this interactive mock interview session where you can practice in a safe, non-judgmental space.  You’ll receive tips from professionals with years of recruiting and hiring experience.  It is helpful to come with an idea of a job you will be interviewing for as it makes the experience more realistic.  If you have a job description, bring it too.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 26, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Excel Nivel 1 En Espanol

Esta serie le presenta las características y funciones de Microsoft Excel.

Pillar:Careers
  • Spanish
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, March 26, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, March 27, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, March 28, 2024 | 9:30 am

Developing Your Inner Leader

In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn how the power of networking can positively build your career. Topics that will be covered include how to create an effective introduction; the benefits of networking and basic do’s and don’ts; how to overcome nervousness; an easy way to maintain your connections; and the benefits of power partners.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, March 1, 2024 | 9:30 am

Month-long program

Personal Empowerment Series (March program)

This is a month-long program focused on building a cohort of women seeking to become leaders in their lives. We focus on finding purpose, identifying strengths, boundaries, holistic well-being, networking, and much more through the 6 total sessions of the program.

When you sign up for the Personal Empowerment series, you are registering for the kickoff session for the month that will take place in-person at Fresh Start. Weekly virtual webinars will then take place the following four Wednesdays and a graduation session will be held in person at Fresh Start at the conclusion of the program. Please read the entirety of this page for details about this month’s PES dates.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Hybrid
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, March 30, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, April 1, 2024 | 9:30 am

Yoga: Stretching and Breathing

Experience gentle stretching with coordinated breathing, and breathing with coordinated meditation. Learn to create a stronger mind/body connection, reduce stress, increase focus, and re-balance! A focus and practice on movements such as brain wave vibration and Ki-Gong.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 2, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 2, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Empower Your Career – Unleash Potential with Grow with Google Certificates

Discover the transformative power of the Grow with Google certificates in Project Management, Data Analytics, and Digital Marketing. These fully-funded programs offer you the chance to boost your skills, secure that well-deserved raise, or enhance your resume for your next career move. With comprehensive education support and career advising, you’ll have all the tools you need for success. Join us to learn how the Grow with Google certificates can empower you to level up.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 2, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 2, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Docs Series: Level 1

Pre-Requisite – Windows Level 1. This beginning level workshop introduces you to the word processing application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 3, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 4, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Drive Your Future – Become a Truck Driver

Ladies, are you ready to hit the open road and embark on an exciting career as a truck driver? Fresh Start has partnered with the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute to make your dreams a reality. Join us to learn how you can step into this dynamic and in-demand profession. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the world of truck driving – your journey starts here!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 6, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, April 8, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Basic Computer and Google Tools

Learn how Google’s powerful search engine and apps for searching the internet, e-mail, maps, creating documents, blogging, and image editing.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 9, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 9, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Foundations of Friendship – Part 2

Part two of the series; attendance in both sessions not required

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 9, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 9, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Docs Series: Level 2

Pre-requisite: Google Docs Level 1. This workshop builds on the skills taught in the Google Docs Level 1 course, introducing you to more advanced features of Docs.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 9, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 9, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 10, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 10, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Helping Hands for Single Moms Scholarship Information Session

Helping Hands for Single Moms is an external organization offering scholarships to single moms in the community. In this session, they will highlight an IT certificate program through Glendale Community College covered by their scholarship. Additionally, they will explain the added benefits awardees have available to them within the Helping Hands community.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 11, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Word Level 1

Pre-requisite: Windows Level 1. This workshop introduces you to the basic features of Microsoft Word. We take you from creating a document, through formatting text, and into editing tools such as Cut, Copy and Paste and Find and Replace.  We also create bulleted and numbered lists and use the Spelling and Grammar Checkers.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 11, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Hands-On Career Opportunities in the Trades

Ladies, if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and embark on a hands-on career, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you at the Refrigeration School of Phoenix (RSI). Fresh Start has partnered with RSI to offer fully-funded training programs in HVAC, Welding, and Electrical. These programs are designed to set you on a path to success. With program start dates every month, you can jump into these dynamic trades right away. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn about these rewarding fields!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 11, 2024 | 9:15 am

Healing Touch

Gentle touch assists in balancing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It assists in creating a coherent and balanced energy field. It is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard medical care.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, April 12, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Word Series: Level 2

Pre-requisite: Word Level 1. In this workshop you’ll learn to insert dates that automatically update when a document is opened, apply borders to paragraphs and pages, and apply before and after spacing to your paragraphs. We also share how to set tabs and paragraph indents as well as create tables.  Lastly, we create headers and footers to create a polished document.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 13, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 13, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Introduction to Women’s Self-Defense

Learn to listen to and tap into your intuition. Focus on awareness and prevention. Hands-on experience for common self-defense moves. Repetitive practice to build muscle memory and self-confidence.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, April 15, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Resume Day

During this interactive webinar, an experienced professional will review your resume in real time, offering suggestions to improve its appearance and effectiveness.  Please note, all resumes will be reviewed on screen, but this is a no-judgement zone. To participate, send your resume to Michael Gross, [email protected] , at least one day prior to the workshop. If you do not yet have a resume, please take our Writing a Winning Resume and Cover letter self-paced course first.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 16, 2024 | 9:30 am

Google Sheets Series: Level 2

Pre-requisite: Google Sheets Level 1. This workshop builds on the skills taught in the Google Sheets Level 1 course, introducing you to more advanced features of Sheets.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 16, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Empower Your Career – Unleash Potential with Grow with Google Certificates

Discover the transformative power of the Grow with Google certificates in Project Management, Data Analytics, and Digital Marketing. These fully-funded programs offer you the chance to boost your skills, secure that well-deserved raise, or enhance your resume for your next career move. With comprehensive education support and career advising, you’ll have all the tools you need for success. Join us to learn how the Grow with Google certificates can empower you to level up.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 16, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 16, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Family Court Preparation Q&A

This webinar covers the basics of family court. It discusses different legal documents, common mistakes, and how to handle your own appearance at trial. This is a non-confidential classroom setting, the instructor cannot provide legal advice.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 17, 2024 | 9:30 am

Virtual Support Group: The Second Half – Part 1

“The Second Half” is more than just a workshop; it’s a journey of self-empowerment and personal growth. Whether you’re a retiree, an empty nester, or simply seeking to reinvent yourself, this workshop will provide you with the tools, knowledge, and support to make the second half of your life your best yet. Part 1 takes place on 4/17 and Part 2 takes place on 4/24.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 17, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 17, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Emotional Intelligence Part 1

How are emotions affecting your relationships? Discuss your abilities to recognize behaviors, moods, and impulses, and manage them in a positive way in order to communicate effectively, empathize with others, manage stress, overcome challenging situations and defuse conflict. We will focus on skills to cope with your emotions and the emotions of others when there is tension and conflict.

  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 18, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Navigating the Healthcare Industry and Gender-Affirming Care as a Queer Person

Program:LGBTQ+
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, April 19, 2024 | 9:30 am

Intro to Coding and Technology

Pre-Requisite: None. This beginner-level workshop gives an easy to understand introduction to coding and technology. No experience necessary.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 20, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 23, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 23, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Mock Interviews

Want to brush up on your interviewing skills?  Join us for this interactive mock interview session where you can practice in a safe, non-judgmental space.  You’ll receive tips from professionals with years of recruiting and hiring experience.  It is helpful to come with an idea of a job you will be interviewing for as it makes the experience more realistic.  If you have a job description, bring it too.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 24, 2024 | 9:30 am

Virtual Support Group: The Second Half – Part 2

“The Second Half” is more than just a workshop; it’s a journey of self-empowerment and personal growth. Whether you’re a retiree, an empty nester, or simply seeking to reinvent yourself, this workshop will provide you with the tools, knowledge, and support to make the second half of your life your best yet. Part 1 takes place on 4/17 and Part 2 takes place on 4/24.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 24, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, April 24, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Emotional Intelligence: Part 2

Ready to take what you learned in Part One and deepen your learning? In this course we will provide you with hands-on exercises and techniques to manage your emotions and to make better decisions. It is strongly encouraged that you attend Part One prior to attending Part Two.

  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 25, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Word Series: Level 3

Pre-requisite: Microsoft Word Levels 1 & 2. This workshop builds on the skills taught in the Microsoft Word Series, introducing you to more advanced features of Word.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 3
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, April 25, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Drive Your Future – Become a Truck Driver

Ladies, are you ready to hit the open road and embark on an exciting career as a truck driver? Fresh Start has partnered with the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute to make your dreams a reality. Join us to learn how you can step into this dynamic and in-demand profession. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the world of truck driving – your journey starts here!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, March 29, 2024 | 9:30 am

Month-long program

Personal Empowerment Series (April program)

This is a month-long program focused on building a cohort of women seeking to become leaders in their lives. We focus on finding purpose, identifying strengths, boundaries, holistic well-being, networking, and much more through the 6 total sessions of the program.

When you sign up for the Personal Empowerment series, you are registering for the kickoff session for the month that will take place in-person at Fresh Start. Weekly virtual webinars will then take place the following four Wednesdays and a graduation session will be held in person at Fresh Start at the conclusion of the program. Please read the entirety of this page for details about this month’s PES dates.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Hybrid
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 27, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, April 29, 2024 | 9:30 am

Gaining Control, Divorce Changes Everything

Discover how to gain control by understanding the key factors of divorce. Learn the critical components of divorce: Asset Division, Child Support & Spousal Maintenance. Gain answers to your questions surrounding the financial aspects of divorce to build confidence during this difficult transition.

This presentation will cover all of the basic information regarding fair housing, as well as offer an easy forum to answer any and all of your housing questions! This class is great for everyone; tenants, housing providers, and advocates.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 30, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, April 30, 2024 | 5:45 pm

LinkedIn

This workshop focuses on how to build and utilize LinkedIn for your career. Learn how to incorporate it into your career change or search. Please create an account before coming to this workshop.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 1, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 1, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Investments: Part 1

Financial Planning covers 6 areas of concentration. Investment Management being one piece of the puzzle. Learn about the Stock and Bond Markets, Asset Allocation, Portfolio Diversification, Passive and Active Management, Retirement vehicle, Tax considerations, and much more in this two part series. This is an advanced course and it is strongly encouraged that you come in with knowledge in basic budgeting and savings tools or have taken other courses such as Stash It and Give Your Self Credit.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 2, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 2, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Investments: Part 2

Financial Planning covers 6 areas of concentration. Investment Management being one piece of the puzzle. Learn about the Stock and Bond Markets, Asset Allocation, Portfolio Diversification, Passive and Active Management, Retirement vehicle, Tax considerations, and much more in this two part series. This is an advanced course and it is strongly encouraged that you come in with knowledge in basic budgeting and savings tools or have taken other courses such as Stash It and Give Your Self Credit.

  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, May 4, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, May 6, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Powerpoint Series: Level 1

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft PowerPoint. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. We begin by creating a presentation and assigning a design theme. We follow that up with manually formatting the text, inserting new slides and manipulating text and slides using Cut, Copy and Paste. We then cover Find & Replace and the Spell Check feature before running our Slideshow.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, May 6, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Networking 101

In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn how the power of networking can positively build your career. Topics that will be covered include how to create an effective introduction; the benefits of networking and basic do’s and don’ts; how to overcome nervousness; an easy way to maintain your connections; and the benefits of power partners.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, May 6, 2024 | 9:30 am

Yoga: Stretching and Breathing

Experience gentle stretching with coordinated breathing, and breathing with coordinated meditation. Learn to create a stronger mind/body connection, reduce stress, increase focus, and re-balance! A focus and practice on movements such as brain wave vibration and Ki-Gong.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 7, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft PowerPoint Series: Level 2

Pre-requisite: PowerPoint Level 1. This workshop builds on the information shared in our Level 1 workshop. In this workshop we’ll work in different views, insert and format pictures and shapes and learn to animate and automate our slideshows.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 7, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Unlock Your Future-Explore a Career in Financial Services

Ladies, are you ready to dive into the exciting world of finance? Join our Securities Industry Essentials career training program and pave your way to a FINRA certification. This program is your gateway to an entry-level career in the securities industry. In partnership with Scottsdale Community College, Fresh Start offers in-person instruction, education advising, and career placement support to ensure your success.. The program kicks off this March, so seize the opportunity to learn more and secure a spot

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 7, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Slides Series: Level 1

This series introduces you to the slideshow application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. Get started learning the basics!

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 7, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 7, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Hands-On Career Opportunities in the Trades

Ladies, if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and embark on a hands-on career, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you at the Refrigeration School of Phoenix (RSI). Fresh Start has partnered with RSI to offer fully-funded training programs in HVAC, Welding, and Electrical. These programs are designed to set you on a path to success. With program start dates every month, you can jump into these dynamic trades right away. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn about these rewarding fields!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 7, 2024 | 9:30 am

Mental Wellness

Mental wellness is a key component of our overall wellbeing. Everyone experiences mental health just as we do physical health and this workshop is designed to bring awareness to the positives, challenges, and perhaps unknowns of how our mental health impacts our lives. In this workshop, we will specifically highlight the importance of our emotions, impact of our thoughts, the effects of chronic stress, and how to take ownership of your healing journey. 

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 8, 2024 | 9:30 am

Cyber Safety

This is an introductory course on how to detect and protect yourself from common cyber threats (such as phishing) via your home computer, your mobile device, and your personal network (wifi). Learn interesting facts, tips and tricks, and how to further your education in cyber security. No prior technical or security skills needed.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 8, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 9, 2024 | 9:30 am

Resume Day

During this interactive webinar, an experienced professional will review your resume in real time, offering suggestions to improve its appearance and effectiveness.  Please note, all resumes will be reviewed on screen, but this is a no-judgement zone. To participate, send your resume to Michael Gross, [email protected] , at least one day prior to the workshop. If you do not yet have a resume, please take our Writing a Winning Resume and Cover letter self-paced course first.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 9, 2024 | 9:15 am

Healing Touch

Gentle touch assists in balancing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It assists in creating a coherent and balanced energy field. It is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard medical care.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 9, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Domestic Violence 101

This Domestic Violence (DV) 101 course will discuss how to identify domestic violence and community resources for victims/survivors.

  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, May 11, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, May 13, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Preparing & Presenting Your Family Court Case with Community Legal Services

A Community Legal Services’ Family Law Attorney will present an overview of the Arizona laws and rules that govern Family Law and provide helpful tips for representing yourself in Family Court—from filing your Petition or Response through successfully representing yourself in trial. They’ll also share useful resources and address general questions from webinar participants at the end of the presentation. This is a non-confidential classroom setting, and the instructors cannot provide legal advice.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 14, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 14, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 14, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Unlock Your Future-Explore a Career in Financial Services

Ladies, are you ready to dive into the exciting world of finance? Join our Securities Industry Essentials career training program and pave your way to a FINRA certification. This program is your gateway to an entry-level career in the securities industry. In partnership with Scottsdale Community College, Fresh Start offers in-person instruction, education advising, and career placement support to ensure your success.. The program kicks off this March, so seize the opportunity to learn more and secure a spot

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 14, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Slides Series: Level 2

This series introduces you to the slideshow application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 14, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Unlock Your Future: Explore in the Trades

Are you a woman ready to roll up your sleeves and take charge of your future with a hands-on career? Our fully-funded career training programs in Welding, HVAC, Electrical, Automotive, and Trucking are your ticket to an exciting and empowering journey. All it takes is your desire to learn, and with program start dates every month, the time is now. Join us to explore how these trades can open doors to better support yourself, your family, and secure a promising future.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 14, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 15, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 16, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Comprehensive & Queer Sex Education

Program:LGBTQ+
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 16, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Drive Your Future – Become a Truck Driver

Ladies, are you ready to hit the open road and embark on an exciting career as a truck driver? Fresh Start has partnered with the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute to make your dreams a reality. Join us to learn how you can step into this dynamic and in-demand profession. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the world of truck driving – your journey starts here!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 16, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Working in a Virtual World

What does it mean to work virtually? In this webinar, we’ll talk about video conferencing, collaboration, and file sharing as well as online etiquette and how to come across well in video meetings and video job interviews.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, May 17, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Powerpoint Series: Level 3

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft PowerPoint.

Levels 1 & 2 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous classes.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 3
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, May 17, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Art of the Pitch

A good pitch is more of an art than a science, and when done well, it can make your business easier and more successful. Join us to learn how to structure your pitch to fit the right situation and how to incorporate the relevant information for your audience.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, May 18, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 21, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 21, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Unlock Your Future-Explore a Career in Financial Services

Ladies, are you ready to dive into the exciting world of finance? Join our Securities Industry Essentials career training program and pave your way to a FINRA certification. This program is your gateway to an entry-level career in the securities industry. In partnership with Scottsdale Community College, Fresh Start offers in-person instruction, education advising, and career placement support to ensure your success.. The program kicks off this March, so seize the opportunity to learn more and secure a spot

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 21, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Unlock Your Future: Explore in the Trades

Are you a woman ready to roll up your sleeves and take charge of your future with a hands-on career? Our fully-funded career training programs in Welding, HVAC, Electrical, Automotive, and Trucking are your ticket to an exciting and empowering journey. All it takes is your desire to learn, and with program start dates every month, the time is now. Join us to explore how these trades can open doors to better support yourself, your family, and secure a promising future.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 21, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Empezando con Microsoft Windows

Esta clase de nivel inicial presenta las habilidades básicas para usar el programa de Microsoft Windows tales como: el uso del ambiente del escritorio o “Desktop” y el “mouse”, abrir, cambiar de tamaño y cerrar las “ventanas” de los programas de Microsoft Windows. Asimismo, poder crear, copiar, mover, eliminar y recuperar archivos y carpetas de archivos. Usted recibirá una carpeta en donde podrá guardar sus archivos y hojas de papel, un dispositivo de almacenamiento USB (Flash Drive) para guardar sus archivos electrónicos y un Certificado al final del curso.

Pillar:Careers
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 22, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, May 23, 2024 | 12:00 pm

Barriers with Boundaries

Setting boundaries is the easy part, upholding them is a whole different story. We will dig deeper into what it means to set a boundary and uphold it regardless of the pushback from others.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, May 24, 2024 | 9:30 am

Mock Interviews

Want to brush up on your interviewing skills?  Join us for this interactive mock interview session where you can practice in a safe, non-judgmental space.  You’ll receive tips from professionals with years of recruiting and hiring experience.  It is helpful to come with an idea of a job you will be interviewing for as it makes the experience more realistic.  If you have a job description, bring it too.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, April 26, 2024 | 9:30 am

Month-long program

Personal Empowerment Series (May program)

This is a month-long program focused on building a cohort of women seeking to become leaders in their lives. We focus on finding purpose, identifying strengths, boundaries, holistic well-being, networking, and much more through the 6 total sessions of the program.

When you sign up for the Personal Empowerment series, you are registering for the kickoff session for the month that will take place in-person at Fresh Start. Weekly virtual webinars will then take place the following four Wednesdays and a graduation session will be held in person at Fresh Start at the conclusion of the program. Please read the entirety of this page for details about this month’s PES dates.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Hybrid
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, May 28, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, May 29, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, June 1, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, June 3, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, June 3, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Excel Nivel 1 En Espanol

Esta serie le presenta las características y funciones de Microsoft Excel.

Pillar:Careers
  • Spanish
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, June 3, 2024 | 9:30 am

Yoga: Stretching and Breathing

Experience gentle stretching with coordinated breathing, and breathing with coordinated meditation. Learn to create a stronger mind/body connection, reduce stress, increase focus, and re-balance! A focus and practice on movements such as brain wave vibration and Ki-Gong.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 4, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Word Series: Level 4

Pre-requisite: Microsoft Word Level 3. This workshop continues to build on the skills taught in previous Word classes, introducing you to columns, outline numbering, generating Tables of Contents, adding footnotes, and working with multiple headers and footers.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 4
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 4, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Excel Nivel 1 En Espanol

Esta serie le presenta las características y funciones de Microsoft Excel.

Pillar:Careers
  • Spanish
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 4, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, June 5, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, June 5, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Resume Day

During this interactive webinar, an experienced professional will review your resume in real time, offering suggestions to improve its appearance and effectiveness.  Please note, all resumes will be reviewed on screen, but this is a no-judgement zone.  To participate, send your resume to [email protected] at least one day prior to the workshop.  If you do not yet have a resume, please take our Writing a Winning Resume and Cover letter self-paced course first.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 6, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Drive Your Future – Become a Truck Driver

Ladies, are you ready to hit the open road and embark on an exciting career as a truck driver? Fresh Start has partnered with the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute to make your dreams a reality. Join us to learn how you can step into this dynamic and in-demand profession. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the world of truck driving – your journey starts here!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 6, 2024 | 9:30 am

Career Empowerment Day

This full-day program is intended to give you a well-rounded look into you, your career aspirations, and what it takes to reach those aspirations. We will help you define your personal mission statement and present workshops focused on career exploration and goal setting. We’ll also do a lot of hands-on activities, including behavioral and aptitude assessments and labor market research to help you identify careers that are a good match for your interests, natural abilities, and goals.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, June 7, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows: Level 2

Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. This workshop builds on the skills taught in the Microsoft Windows Level 1 class, introducing you to more advanced features of Windows, including customizing the Start Menu and Task Bar, personalizing your desktop, customizing the File Explorer and performing Windows updates. Upon successful completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. Please bring the thumb-drive you received in Beginning Windows to class.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, June 8, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, June 10, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Sheets Series: Level 1

his series introduces you to the spreadsheet application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. Get started learning the basics!

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 11, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 11, 2024 | 9:30 am

In-Person: Community Legal Services 1:1 Support

Community Legal Services is dedicated to providing legal assistance, advice or representation. This 1:1 session will focus on helping with wage claims and other employment matters, as well as assistance with fingerprint clearance, set aside and sealing of criminal records.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 11, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Trabajando en un Mundo Virtual

¿Qué significa trabajar virtualmente? En este seminario web, hablaremos sobre las videoconferencias, la colaboración y el intercambio de archivos, así como también la etiqueta en línea y cómo encontrarnos bien en las reuniones de video y las entrevistas de video de trabajo.

Pillar:Careers
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 11, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, June 12, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 13, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Hands-On Career Opportunities in the Trades

Ladies, if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and embark on a hands-on career, we’ve got the perfect opportunity for you at the Refrigeration School of Phoenix (RSI). Fresh Start has partnered with RSI to offer fully-funded training programs in HVAC, Welding, and Electrical. These programs are designed to set you on a path to success. With program start dates every month, you can jump into these dynamic trades right away. Don’t miss out on the chance to learn about these rewarding fields!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 13, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Mock Interviews

Want to brush up on your interviewing skills?  Join us for this interactive mock interview session where you can practice in a safe, non-judgmental space.  You’ll receive tips from professionals with years of recruiting and hiring experience.  It is helpful to come with an idea of a job you will be interviewing for as it makes the experience more realistic.  If you have a job description, bring it too.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 13, 2024 | 9:15 am

Healing Touch

Gentle touch assists in balancing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. It assists in creating a coherent and balanced energy field. It is safe for all ages and works in harmony with standard medical care.

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, June 15, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Mon, June 17, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Google Sheets Series: Level 2

This series introduces you to the spreadsheet application offered as part of Google’s suite of productivity tools. Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 18, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Level 2
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, June 19, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 20, 2024 | 9:30 am

Developing Your Inner Leader

In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn how the power of networking can positively build your career. Topics that will be covered include how to create an effective introduction; the benefits of networking and basic do’s and don’ts; how to overcome nervousness; an easy way to maintain your connections; and the benefits of power partners.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, June 22, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, June 25, 2024 | 9:30 am

Healing Journey Support Group with JFCS

Join this safe, confidential, & casual group to share your experiences, learn from others, & receive emotional support as you work through the effects of domestic violence. This group teaches the effects of abuse on the victim & her children, how to create trusting, caring relationships, & how to cultivate personal growth. JFCS requires masks to be worn during group. Fresh Start will have masks on-site if needed.

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, June 26, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop is a prerequisite for all computer classes. It introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Wed, June 26, 2024 | 11:30 am

Co-Dependents Anonymous Group (CoDA)

CODA is a fellowship with its only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and loving relationships. We gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery/learning to love the self; while becoming increasingly honest with ourselves about our personal histories and our own codependent behaviors (newcomers are invited at 15 minutes early to ask questions and get information about CoDA).

Program:Support Groups
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 27, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 3

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel.

Level 1 & 2 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 3
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Thu, June 27, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Drive Your Future – Become a Truck Driver

Ladies, are you ready to hit the open road and embark on an exciting career as a truck driver? Fresh Start has partnered with the Phoenix Truck Driving Institute to make your dreams a reality. Join us to learn how you can step into this dynamic and in-demand profession. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the world of truck driving – your journey starts here!

  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, June 28, 2024 | 9:30 am

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 4

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel.

Level 1, 2 & 3 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous classes, including Pivot Tables, VLookup and CountIf, Custom Lists, and more.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 4
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Fri, June 28, 2024 | 5:45 pm

Herramientas Basicas de Google

¿Sabías que Google es más que un simple motor de búsqueda? Conozca el potente motor de búsqueda, las aplicaciones y otras herramientas informáticas de Google.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 4
  • Virtual
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, June 29, 2024 | 9:30 am

Al-Anon

Al-Anón es una hermandad de parientes y amigos de alcohólicos que comparten sus experiencias, fortaleza, y esperanza. Nos reunimos para aprender una mejor forma de vida y encontrar la felicidad ya sea que el alcohólico siga bebiendo o no. Tome un momento para preguntarse: “Se preocupa cuanto bebe otra persona?”

Program:Support Groups
  • Spanish
  • Not applicable
  • In-person
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Tue, January 9, 2024

Online & self-paced: begin anytime

Interviewing to Get the Job

In this course, you’ll learn how to put your best foot forward in a job interview. We’ll cover some common interview questions and talk about dressing for the job you want, body language, and tone of voice. We’ll also go over the importance of listening and the power of appreciation.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced – begin anytime

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 1

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Excel. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. From creating a workbook and entering data to formatting your spreadsheet and using formulas and AutoSum, you will see how this powerful tool can help you both professionally and personally of productivity tools.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 1, 2023

Online & self-paced: begin anytime

Microsoft Windows Level 1

This entry-level workshop introduces you to the Windows Operating System. You’ll learn about the different components of the desktop, how to open, resize, move and close individual windows.  You’ll also be introduced to the File Explorer where we create folders, move and copy folders to a thumb drive, and delete, restore, and then permanently delete files and folders

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced: begin anytime

Microsoft PowerPoint Series: Level 2

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft PowerPoint. Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features. In this class we’ll work in different views, insert and format pictures and shapes and learn to animate and automate our slideshows.

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  • English
  • Level 2
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sat, April 1, 2023

Online & self-paced: begin anytime

Microsoft Excel Series: Level 2

Level 1 required. Build on the skills you learned in the previous class along with advanced features. You’ll learn about the Average, Min and Max Functions, as well as building and formatting charts. We also go over page formatting features including headers/footers, page breaks and print titles.

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  • English
  • Level 2
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced

Conveying Professionalism

This workshop will help you obtain critical skills for professional settings and will aid you in preparing to test for the Arizona Career Readiness Credential (ACRC)

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  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced

Job Search

Looking for a job? Learn how to effectively and safely search for jobs that you qualify for using PipelineAZ and other job search engines. You’ll also learn to identify your KSA&EEs so both you and potential employers know what you bring to the table.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced

Microsoft Word Series: Level 1

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Word. Pre-requisite: Microsoft Windows Level 1. We take you from creating a document, through formatting text, and into editing tools such as Cut, Copy and Paste and Find and Replace. We also create bulleted and numbered lists and use the Spelling and Grammar Checkers.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 1
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced – begin anytime

Microsoft Word Series: Level 2

This series introduces you to the features and functions of Microsoft Word.

Level 1 required. You’ll learn to insert dates that automatically update when a document is opened, apply borders to paragraphs and pages, and apply before and after spacing to your paragraphs. We also share how to set tabs and paragraph indents as well as create tables. Lastly, we create headers and footers to create a polished document.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Level 2
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
Sun, July 16, 2023

Online & self-paced

Writing a Winning Resume and Cover Letter

Learn how to market yourself through a well-written resume and cover letter. We’ll go over the do’s and don’ts of writing a resume, writing an effective summary of qualifications, the importance of action words, and tips for submitting your resume and cover letter electronically.

Pillar:Careers
  • English
  • Not applicable
  • Online & Self-paced – Begin Anytime
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Evening