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Ohio Ace Education Marketplace

 

Browse education service providers who have been approved to receive funds from Ohio ACE educational savings accounts.

 

Women Just Like Me

Camps

This service provider requires payment upfront : No

Phone Number: (833) 395-3335

Email: wjlminc@gmail.com

Address: 220 Olde Ridenour Rd, Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Educational Value

Women Just Like Me is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide supportive services and resources to at-risk young girls, teenage mothers, and families residing in socio-economically disadvantaged communities. Our goal is to help improve positive life outcomes, such as lower teen pregnancy rates, reduced rates of sexually transmitted infection, and reduced reproductive health issues. We offer educational resources, life skills trainings, and mental health support programs to our community delivered online and in-person via classrooms and recreational & sports camps. Women Just Like Me summer camp and after-school program serves inner-city female adolescents between the ages of 8 and 13 from low to moderate income households within Franklin County, Columbus and its' surrounding areas. The program’s goal is to promote positive youth development by helping participants develop essential life skills such as confidence, independence, leadership and teamwork through education, therapeutic learnings exercises and extracurricular and sports activities. . Both programs has a strong focus on socio-emotional learning anticipating improvement in several areas to include: Improved self-esteem and motivation: Improve sense of self-worth and optimism for the future. Improved ability to work in teams and peer connections: Improve teamwork, communication skills and sense of community. Improved relationships and communication with family. Increased willingness to communicate, seek advice & counsel from others.