"Changing Mindsets, Transforming Futures"
"Changing Mindsets, Transforming Futures"

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April 18 - April 21, 2014

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April 30, 2014

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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 14 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.
What's Going On
Spring 2014 Programs

  • Financial Literacy - Credit Counseling, March 26 - April 16, 2014 (W)
    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. Click here to enroll.
  • Youth Leadership, April 11 – May 9, 2014 (F/S)
    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 8-week program designed to teach participants to
    prepare & present speeches, conduct meetings, listen effectively, positively
    evaluate and persuade others. Click here to enroll.
  • Veteran Education – Benefit Screening, April 15 - April 24, 2014 (T/R)
    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. Click here to
  • Business Etiquette, April 21 - April 30, 2014 (M/W)
    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. Click
    here to enroll.
  • Testing Success – Test-taking Strategies, April 29 – May 8, 2014 (T/R)
    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. Click here to enroll.
  • Public Speaking, May 10 – June 7, 2014 (S)
    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 April 26,
  • Interpersonal / Soft Skills, May 12 - May 21, 2014 (M/W)
    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
    April 28, 2014.
  • Interviewing 102 – Interactive Scenarios, May 16 - June 6, 2014 (F)
    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 May 2, 2014.
  • Self Defense, May 27 - June 5, 2014 (T/R)
    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 bully's attention and stop them in their
    tracks. Enrollment begins May 13, 2014.
Archived Programs - Spring 2014
  • Goal Setting & Success Planning, March 21 - 29, 2014 (F/S)
    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.  
  • Intro to Computers 2 – Internet, March 24 - April 1, 2014 (M/T)
    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.
  • Veteran Education
    Learn what benefits are available and how the seamlessly apply for
    them Independantly, Collectively or Counselor assisted.
  • SSI/SSDI  
    Shorten the time it takes to apply for and acquire benefits. Learn some
    of the pertinent in's/out's of SSI/SSDI processing and apply for benefits.
  • Homeless Services
    We have partnered with one of the largest real estate owners in
    Northeast Ohio to address Veteran and Overall Homelessness. With
    our combined resources, homelessness doesn't have a chance.
  • Chemical Dependency Counseling
    Expand your knowledge of Chemical dependency. Learn how to identify
    the signs of those in need, ask our expert questions in a supportive
    environment and get help.
Program Enhancements
  • Education & Training
    Computer Technology, Personal/Professional Development and more
  • Employment Assistance - Complete Job Readiness
    Skill Assessments, Resume & Job Search Assistance and more
  • Business Services
    Start-ups, Optimization, Government Contracting and more
  • Homeless Prevention
    Assessments, Relocation Assistance and more
  • Advocacy Services
    Medical, Financial, Domestic matters and more
  • Preservation & Referral Services
    Mortgage, Rent and more
  • Social Services
    Food Stamps, SSI/SSDI, Childcare Assistance and more
  • Counseling
    Seminars, Group Meetings and more
  • Document Preparation
    Medical, Financial & Employment application assistance and more
  • Referral Services
    Food, Utility, Basic necessities and more
Ongoing Programs - See our "services" page for additional details
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 commit-
ment, continued support and contributions, both our mission and vision would not be
fulfilled. Thank you!

Food Drive - Thank you for making our Food Drive a success. This year, we exceeded
our goal and were able to provide additional food to even more needy youth (families).
Linferion Foundation
5815 Landerbrook, #768
Lyndhurst, OH 44124

P: 440. 317.4174

Hours of Operation (EST)
Mon - Fri 10:00a - 4:30p  
Sat (by Appt. only)