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Habitat Housing Education Center

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1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States

June 2017

Yoga + Mindfulness Series

June 23, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn how to de-stress, find a place of calm, release tension in the body and cultivate balance. Come, join us for a 4-weeks introductory course to learn the benefits of yoga plus understand the meaning of mindfulness. This 4-week series is being offered FREE of charge, but participants must commit to attending at least 3 of the 4 (45-minute) sessions from the start. Youth ages 12 and older are also welcome to participate. Presented by Deanna Dzybon of Rock…

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Money Management: Family Budgeting and Planning

June 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Come learn to build a family-friendly budget to accommodate all of life’s needs and wants. This course will walk you through the construction and implementation of how to set a family or individual budget. All you need to bring is yourself, nothing else. Audience: New Habitat homeowners who have been in their homes two years or less or anyone wanting a refresher. Registration: Required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form.

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October 2017

Computer Lab: Microsoft Office

October 26, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn how to use the three most popular office applications, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint online. (Offered two Thursdays straight; may be a continuation from the first class to the second or a repeat of the same depending on those attending.) Registration:  Recommended. Limited to the first 9 people to register. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135.

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Get Smart About Credit – Part 2

October 26, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This final session will deal with how to read your credit report, preventing credit fraud and how to improve your credit score. Plus: Find out how 143 Million Americans have been impacted by the Equifax credit breach and what to do to safeguard your credit. We will also have the Point onsite to schedule personal appointments with certified financial counselors and coaches. Door prizes awarded. Registration:  Advance registration is required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form Limited to 24…

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November 2017

Homeowner Orientation

November 13, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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If you are interested in becoming a first-time homeowner through Habitat Forsyth, please attend.  Before attending an orientation, however, please make sure you meet the homeownership qualifications and have filled out an online application (or call to receive and complete the paper forms).

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Energy Efficiency/Weatherization

November 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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A class in our expanded Basic Home Maintenance Curriculum. This entire curriculum is designed to provide hands-on application for every learner. Program incentives (household tools) are awarded with each class. Description: Identify basic home maintenance issues related to weatherization and learn steps to repair and/or resolve the issue. Audience:  Priority given to Habitat homeowners or homeowners in the Boston Thurmond, Bowen Boulevard and Dreamland Park neighborhoods, but this program is open to any interested person in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area. Women are encouraged to attend. Registration:  Required. Limited to 10 people…

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December 2017

Homeowner Orientation

December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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If you are interested in becoming a first-time homeowner through Habitat Forsyth, please attend.  Before attending an orientation, however, please make sure you meet the homeownership qualifications and have filled out an online application (or call to receive and complete the paper forms).

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January 2018

Overview & Discussion: What is a Good Neighbor?

January 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Hear from representatives of Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods and local Neighborhood Associations. Bring your questions and come prepared to gain insight into what is involved in being a good neighbor. Registration recommended. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Computer Lab: Computer Basics/Windows

January 25, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn the basics of Windows, including how to create a folder and manage your data. Registration:  Required. Limited to the first 9 people to register. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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February 2018

Property Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled

February 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: An overview of the process to apply for property tax relief for the elderly and disabled. Registration: Advance registration is required. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Property Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled

February 17, 2018 @ 4:00 am - 5:30 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: An overview of the process to apply for property tax relief for the elderly and disabled. Registration: Advance registration is required. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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March 2018

Home Safety Workshop for Parents of Young Children

March 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Pediatric Injury Prevention experts from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and Safe Kids Northwest Piedmont will present this workshop in an effort to reduce injuries to children in the home, where they should be the safest. This workshop is designed for parents of children age 10 years old or younger and will include home-safety training, safety tips, installation information, and a Q&A segment. Parents attending will receive a safety kit for their home. Registration: Advance registration required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext.…

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April 2018

Dementia: Accepting the Challenge

April 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Accepting the Challenge: What is Dementia (1:00 p.m.) and Accepting the Challenge: Positive Approach & Communication (2:00 p.m.). This mini-series deals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their origins, symptoms and practical management techniques. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. Two CEs awarded for the completion of the 2-hour session. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Computer Lab: Internet/Google

April 19, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn how to browse the Web and search more efficiently using tips and tricks and basic procedures. Registration:  Recommended. Limited to the first 9 people to register. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Bank on Your Success: Banking Basics

April 19, 2018 @ 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: A course that helps you learn the value of a checking account, use tools to help you save money and find out how to establish credit. Registration: Required. Call to register: 336-765-8854 ext. 135 or register online: Registration form

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May 2018

Landscaping

May 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Providing an overview and hands-on application of the basic landscaping principles. Audience: Partner families already in their homes or anyone wanting to learn more. Registration:  Required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Computer Lab: Microsoft Office

May 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn how to use the three most popular office applications, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint online. Registration:  Recommended. Limited to the first 9 people to register. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135.

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Crime Prevention & Personal Safety

May 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  Home security: tips and preventive measures to help assure your family and property are protected. Presented by the Winston-Salem Police Department. Registration:  Recommended. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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June 2018

Basic Computer Skills

June 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  Providing the basic skills/knowledge associated with using a computer. Registration:  Required; available to the first 9 who register. Call to register: 765-8854 ext. 135.  Registration form  

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August 2018

Basic Computer Skills

August 1, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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A class providing the basic skills and knowledge associated with using a computer.

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Habitat Homeownership: What’s Involved in the Overall Process

August 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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WILL NOT BE OFFERED AGAIN UNTIL 2019 Now that you've been approved into the homeownership program, you will learn lots more as you work through the process of becoming a homeowner. To help put all the pieces together, this session is designed to fill the gap for somethings you may not otherwise know. Find out what goes into the Habitat theory: housing sponsors, volunteers and housing dedications. What is involved and who is involved. Registration Required: Click here to register or call …

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Estate Planning and Life Insurance Strategies

August 30, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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A review of the essential steps that can help protect your family's financial health and how to create a plan that ensures that your assets are transferred according to your wishes. Registration Required: Click here to register or call  336.765.8854 ext. 135                                                                                 …

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September 2018

Goal Setting

September 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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A course that is open to the public that builds an awareness of the finances coming in and out of your household, developing a personal financial strategy, creating a budget, prioritizing bills and sharing savings tips.

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Computer Skills: Google Docs

September 19, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Providing the basic skills/knowledge associated with using Google Docs. Registration Required: Click here to register or call  336.765.8854 ext. 135                                                                                                                              …

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Lawn Care & Upkeep

September 22, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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OPEN TO ANYONE Description:  Providing information about how to maintain your lawn. Topics covered: safety and operation of lawn equipment, appearance of lawn, different types of grass, and why, how & when to aerate your lawn.

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October 2018

Get Smart About Credit – Part 2

October 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This final session will deal with how to read your credit report, preventing credit fraud and how to improve your credit score. Plus: Find out how millions of Americans have been impacted by the Equifax credit breach and what to do to safeguard your credit. We will also have the Point onsite to schedule personal appointments with certified financial counselors and coaches. Door prizes awarded. Registration:  Advance registration is required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form Limited to 24…

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November 2018

Making Your Taxes Work for You

November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn the benefits of home ownership as it relates to your taxes as well as some tips on filing your taxes for free. Registration:  Advance registration is required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form Limited to 24 students. Open to anyone interested in learning more about taxes.  

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Law Information Session- Wake Forest Law

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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This training will cover 3 important topics: EXPUNGEMENT:- North Carolina law allows for certain misdemeanors and felonies to be expunged from a person’s record come learn more about the expungement process and how an expungement clinic can possibly assist you. HEALTH CARE POWER OF ATTORNEY- Learn what documents are needed to designate who can dictate your end of life care when you cannot make health care decisions themselves. WILLS– Learn more about the legal documentation that dictates who gets property,…

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January 2019

Cleaning & Energy Saving

January 23 @ 5:00 am - 6:30 am
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Cleaning & Energy Saving Date/Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 – 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Location: Habitat’s Housing Education Center, 1023 W. 14th Street, 27105 Description:  Providing home maintenance tips and ways to be energy efficient and sharing practical and easy ways to make the living environment (inside and outside) safe and comfortable. Registration:  Advance registration is required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form Limited to 10 students. Open to anyone interested in learning more about cleaning and energy saving.

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February 2019

Computer Lab: spreadsheets and presentations

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Learn how to use applications for spreadsheet and presentations. Registration:  Recommended. Limited to the first 9 people to register. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135.

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April 2019

Budgeting and Money Management

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Providing the basic skills/knowledge associated with creating and maintaining a budget. Registration Required: Click here to register or call  336.765.8854 ext. 135                                                                                                                           …

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Budgeting and Money Management

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Providing the basic skills/knowledge associated with creating and maintaining a budget. Registration Required: Click here to register or call  336.765.8854 ext. 135                                                                                                                           …

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May 2019

Family Finances

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Come learn to build a family-friendly budget to accommodate all of life’s needs and wants. This course will walk you through the construction and implementation of how to set a family or individual budget. All you need to bring is yourself, nothing else.   Registration: Open to the public and is required. Register online by 4/26/2019 or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form.

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Fire Prevention, Safety & Recovery Tips

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  Fire safety tips and preventive measures to help assure your family and property are protected. Topics will include working smoke alarms and a demo on installing stovetop suppression canisters. Presented by the Winston-Salem Fire Department. Registration required. Open to the public please register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Crime Prevention & Personal Safety Adults and Children Ages 10 and up

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Home security: tips and preventive measures to help assure your family and property are protected. Presented by the Winston-Salem Police Department.

This class is open to the general public as well as homeowners.

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Computer Skills-Google Docs

May 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Google Docs, Spreadsheet, and Presentation (Similar to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) This course is open to anyone ages 9 and up. WS/FCS students are using Google Docs to submit homework or to work on papers. This class provides the basic skills/knowledge associated with using Google Docs for everyone. Registration is limited to 9 individuals and is required: Click here to register or call  336.765.8854 ext. 135                               …

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June 2019

Disaster Preparedness Training

June 4 @ 6:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Disaster events can turn an ordinary day into a life-threatening situation. Having a disaster preparedness plan in place, before a disaster strikes, makes good sense. And while most people know they should plan for disasters, very few do. This course offers steps for educating yourself and your community about how to be prepared when disaster strikes. This course is open to the public. Registration:  Required.  Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form  

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Get Smart About Credit I & II

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  Providing in-depth information needed to understand credit and your credit score- what it is and how to make it work for you. Educating participants on how to read your credit report, preventing credit fraud and how to improve your credit score. Plus: Find out the impacts of credit breaches and what to do to safeguard your credit. Registration:  Advance registration is required. Register online or call 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form Limited to 24 students. Open to anyone interested in learning…

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