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Oasis Community Center

2112 West Willard Street
Long Beach, CA 90810
562-388-8080
oasis@centuryvillages.org

Oasis Center BuildingThe Oasis Community Center is a drop in resource center on campus that offers daily skill-building workshops, information and referrals, and a structured After-School Program for school aged children and teens.  The Center also features an internet connected computer lab, and playcare for pre-school children so parents can attend class…all free of charge. Stop by today to see how we can help!

Adult Drop-In Computer Lab and Services (Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm and by appointment)

Your search for employment, training, and housing opportunities just got easier with our free computer lab equipped with a high-speed internet connection.  Available to teens and students for homework project during after school program or Kids computer lab.

Adult Enrichment Workshops

Receive group and one-on-one instruction in life skills, personal enrichment, goal planning, budgeting, career planning, and much more! Classes are scheduled on a rotating basis so they can be attended in any order. Call 562-388-8080 for details and current schedule.

  • Financial Literacy ~ Simple changes can make all the difference! Learn about the benefits of bank accounts versus check cashing programs, planning and following a budget, consumerism, credit card management, and how to check your credit score and improve your financial standing
  • Parenting ~  Join other parents in a group setting learning about the influence of the media on your children, how to use effective discipline, nutrition guidelines, and how to support your child at school.
  • Career Planning ~  When it comes to finding a job, you can never be too prepared. Get ahead of the competition with sessions in career planning, resume writing, interview skills, and job searching.

After-School Program  K-5th graders (Mon–Thurs 3:30pm–5:30pm)

Oasis Center StudentsAt the Oasis After-School Program, each day we have game/activity time, homework help, and creative projects. Every activity and project is designed to develop and improve upon social skills and behavior management. These include but are not limited to: problem solving, active listening, process orientation, personal responsibility and accountability. Focus, peer relationship development, peer negotiation and conflict management, identity development, self esteem, and respect for one’s self as well as others.

Stop by to enroll your school aged children in this unique on site program today or call our Children’s Program Coordinator at 562-388-8067.

 

Be B.O.L.D (Becoming, Outstanding, Leaders, and Dreamers) Teen Program 6th-12th graders (Mon–Thurs 3:30pm–5:30pm)

The teen program is structured the same as the afterschool program but with a focus on age appropriate activities and skill development.  Call or stop by today to enroll your teen.

Kids Open Computer Lab  (Fridays 3:00-5:00pm)

The Oasis Community Center is located adjacent to the Family Commons in the Sierra Building.

The Oasis Community Center is funded through generous support from Long Beach Community Action Partnership (CSBG subcontract), Dwight Stuart Foundation, The Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation, Freeman E. Fairfield Foundation, the Tesoro Corporation and other generous corporate and private donors.