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The Linferion Foundation is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2000. We have been providing educational services for youth (families) for over 12 years. We have helped thousands of low to moderate income youth (families) meet their educational and lifelong goals via completion of our learn-by-doing programs.

What We Do
Our primary mission is to help low to moderate income youth (families), obtain and/or maintain self-sufficiency through application of tools learned in our educational programs & by providing a bridge of assistance when they need it most.




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Our Community Programs: Spring 2015

Intro to Computers 2 – Internet, Class Complete

Does the internet puzzle you or seem intimidating? Do you want conquer it? Are you knowledgeable of or want to learn how to maneuver through Google (Chrome), Firefox and/or Internet Explorer? Join us as we discover how to use the internet’s core elements to increase your knowledge and find the information you need. Enrollment begins February 4, 10, 2015.

Testing Success – Test-taking Strategies, Class Complete

Do you find taking tests difficult? Do you encounter words that you do not understand or fail to complete the test? Do you struggle with any of the following tests: Multiple choice, Short answer, True/False and/or Essay tests? If so, join us as we teach you strategies to increase your testing performance. Enrollment begins February 5, 2015.

Financial Literacy - Credit Counseling, Class Complete

Have you ever heard the saying “Knowledge is power”. We'll it true. The more knowledge you have about a topic, the more your advantage. Join us as we increase your knowledge of credit, give you tips on how to manage existing credit and improve your credit score. Enrollment begins February 13, 2015.

Public Speaking, Class Complete

Does public speaking make you nervous? Do you want to refine your current speaking skills? Join us, as we study the principles of public speaking, learn how to create and deliver speeches, critically examine our own and others’ speeches through interactive practice. Enrollment begins February 15, 2015.

Interpersonal / Soft Skills, Class Complete

Do you know what interpersonal or soft skills are? Would you like help identifying them? Would you like to learn how improving them can help you in school, work and/or life in general? Join us as we explore each skill and learn how to apply them successfully to improve your life. Enrollment begins February 19, 2015.

Goal Setting & Success Planning, Class Complete

Are you tired of your plans failing and want a change? Are you willing to follow a proven step-by-step process that ensures success? Join us as we not only teach you the elements of success planning and how to plan for success but we'll also give you multiple opportunities to practice your newly acquired skills in class. Enrollment begins February 29, 2015.

Business Etiquette, Class Complete

Are you starting a new job? Did you voluntarily or involuntarily leave your last job? If it was involuntary, we’d like to offer some possible reasons and teach you how to overcome them. Do you want to know more? Join us as we explore both written and unwritten Business Etiquette rules to live by. Enrollment begins March 11, 2015.

Interviewing 102, Class Complete

In this challenging course, you will apply techniques learned in Interviewing 101, to demonstrate mastery of the material. Your knowledge will be tested throughout the entire course, as each scenario becomes increasingly more challenging. Join us, as we help you get ready for your new job and/or career. Enrollment begins March 12, 2015.

Identify Counterfeit Money, Class Complete

Have you ever wondered what counterfeit bills look like? Do you want to learn how to not become a victim of a counterfeiting scheme? Join us as we help you identify counterfeit money, provide and teach you how to not become a victim. Enrollment begins March 25, 2015.

Veteran Education – Benefit Screening,Class Complete

Are you a Veteran? Do you know what benefits are available to you? Join us as we review available Veteran Educational Options & Benefits, while helping you get started. If you need immediate help with basic necessities, we’ll also put you in contact with others who care and can help. Enrollment begins March 26, 2015.

Self Defense Youth, Class Complete

Are you tired of being bullied? Do you want to greatly reduce your chances of ever being bullied again? Join us, as we teach you strategies and techniques guaranteed to get any bullies attention and stop them in their tracks. Enrollment begins March 28, 2015.

Youth Leadership, Class Complete

Do you have dreams of being a successful leader? Do you want to learn how to get others to follow you? Then the Youth Leadership Program is for you. Join us for this exciting 4-week program designed to teach participants to prepare & present speeches, conduct meetings, listen effectively, positively evaluate and persuade others. Enrollment begins April 19, 2015.

News

Fall class preview August 13, 2015, classes start August 31, 2015.

FAFSA date should be updated to December 31, 2015

Voter Registration - Registration Assistance has been extended through Sept 30, 2015. Deadline to vote in this election is October 3, 2015.

Home Health Services - Elderly. Due to an increased demand for Home Health services, we are currently accepting new clients through August 30, 2015.

Current Events

HEAP Applications
Summer HEAP begins July 1 - Aug 31, 2015

Senior Services Expansion | Application Assistance through December 15, 2015.
Individuals interested in receiving and actively participating in their care are encouraged to apply for the PASSPORT, which is consumer directed program. It offers a variety of services ranging from Personal Care, Transportation and more... Contact us Today!!!

Collaborating with Habitat for Humanity Cleveland...Volunteers needed for a variety of project. For more information, copy and paste link below in your browser http://www.clevelandhabitat.org/volunteer/

Foreclosure Relocation Services are available primarily for Seniors but other may apply. Are you currently going through final stages of foreclosure and need assistance with next steps including, looking for new residence, obtaining entitlements/benefits, packing & moving? Contact us today.

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Thank You !!!

Donors & Sponsors - We sincerely Thank all of our Donors and Sponsors, for all of your generous donations and sponsorships. We realized that without your commitment, continued support and contributions, both our mission and vision would not be fulfilled. Thank you!!




Archive Community Programs: Fall 2014

Browse our Community Programs.

Financial Literacy, Course Complete

In today's economy financial literacy is essential. Join us W/F starting Oct 29 as we journey through earning money,budgeting, checking savings accounts, credit card basics management and other financial tools. Special focus will be given to budgeting and personal finance. Also learn how to make your money work for you, while avoiding pitfalls.

Youth Self Defense, Course Complete

Are you tired of being Bullied? Do you want to greatly improve your chances of stopping the bullying? Join us T/Th, as we teach you techniques guaranteed to get any bullies attention and stop them in their tracks.

Intro to Computers 1 & 2 & Tax Preparation (Lite), Course Complete

Do you want to learn basic computer and/or how to prepare taxes? Join us F/S/S, as we jump start your computer knowledge and position you to successfully complete your own individual taxes using TurboTax Software and/or OBB software.

New Business Start-up, Course Complete

Have you dreamed of owning your own business but didn't know where to start? Can you acquire sufficient funding to finance your business? Are you willing to dedicate long hours to research, build and market your own business? If you answered yes to all of the questions above, then this class is for you. Join us W/Th/F/S as we help you complete all required documentation to start your own business in the State of Ohio. Private and small group sessions also available.

Goal Setting & Success Planning, Course Complete

Are you tired of your plans failing and want a change? Are you willing to follow a proven step-by-step process that ensures success? Join us one (1) of the next (3) M/T/W's starting Nov 24th. We will not only teach you the elements of success planning how to plan for success but we'll also give you multiple opportunities to practice your newly acquired skills in class.

Interviewing 101, Course Complete

Do you want to land that next big job? Do you know the type of questions you'll be asked? Join us M/W’s for (4) exciting classes that will prepare you to succeed and change your life. Private and small group sessions also available.

Art Enrichment & Appreciation, Course Complete

This program was developed with the artist in all of us in mind. Join us T’s as your current drawing abilities are enhanced, with the introduction of new tools and techniques. Participants will also be taken on a trip through the time of many famous artists like Van Gogh and Da Vinci. The program culminates with a cultural tribute and trip. Take the journey with us.

Youth Leadership, Course Complete

Do you have dreams of being a successful leader? Do you want to learn how to get others to follow you? Join us F/S as your questions are answered. The Youth Leadership Program is designed to develop and improve public speaking leadership skills in youth. Upon completion of the exciting six week program, participants will be able to prepare, present speeches, conduct meetings, listen effectively, positively evaluate what they've heard and persuade others to follow you. Small group sessions also available.

Literacy Enrichment Program, Course Complete

Is your 5 -8 year old child struggling in reading and getting low scores on tests and quizzes? Are you willing to work with your child to make a change? Then the Literacy Enrichment Program is for your child. Join us M/W’s as we complete/review the following: Pre-Assessment, Reading Achievement, Incentives Post Assessments and when followed as directed, significant results ensue.



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Linferion Foundation
5815 Landerbrook #768
Lyndhurst, OH 44124

440-569-9951
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