Skills for Academics, Vocational and English Studies (SAVES)

Program Overview

SAVES Program is a free of charge educational program designed to meet the instructional and employment needs of eligible adult (16+) refugees/asylees from all over the world. Eligible refugee/asylee students receive scholarships to study career/technical education courses such as:

  • Child Care Center Operations
  • Cosmetology
  • Digital Design 1
  • Digital Design 2
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Facials Specialty
  • Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC/R) 1
  • Nails Specialty
  • Network Systems Administration

SAVES Program Clients Receive Free

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) Classes 
  • Career / Technical Education (CTE) Classes
  • Citizenship Classes
  • English for Speakers of Others Languages (ESOL) Classes
  • GED® Preparation Classes
  • Online Education Classes
  • Employment Referrals
  • Books/Instructional Materials

Eligibility for SAVES

  • Refugee and Asylee – All nationalities.
  • Parolee and Entrant – Restricted to Cubans and Haitians.
  • Victims of Human Trafficking – Only with a certified letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    (ORR Certification Letter-Trafficking Victim)

For More Information

SAVES Clerks:  Ms. Josefa Aguiar,  Ms. Caridad Perez,  Ms. Cela Perez

Location: Room F-4

Office: (305) 445-7731 Exts. 2063, 2064, 2080