Leesburg Resource Center

Leesburg Resource Center
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Leesburg Resource Center A&B room Set up
Leesburg Resource Center Room A&B set up


Resource Center A & B set up



Resource Center A & B Set up 2



About

  • The Leesburg Resource Center is an 8900 square foot, multi-purpose facility that includes meeting rooms, computer-training space, resource offices, and a central meeting hall. In the future, the center will house a teaching kitchen and café.
  • Through partnerships with non-profit organizations, government agencies, churches and civic groups, the center provides a family-friendly, accessible place that offers services and activities to enhance education and employability skills of Leesburg residents.

Education

  • Initial class offerings include An Introduction to Construction, An Introduction to Hospitality Management, and Computer Skills Training. Other venues include SAT and ACT test preparation.
  • Class instructors include volunteers
  • Located at 1041 County Road 468, Leesburg, FL 32748

 Cost and Construction

  • The Leesburg Resource Center cost $ 2.4 Million to build.
  • Design: CPH
  • Construction: Evergreen Construction

Inaugural Service Providers

  • Kids Central
  • Set In Motion
  • West Leesburg Community Development Corporation

Partners

  • Lake Technical College
  • Career Source Central Florida
  • Lake County Government/Housing Services

Funding

  • Funding for the Leesburg Resource Center is from the City of Leesburg, Lake County, and the Carver Heights/Montclair CRA.

History

  • City of Leesburg City Commissioners and the Carver Heights/Montclair Community Development Agency (CRA) Board celebrated the ground breaking for the Leesburg Resource Center on May 11, 2017
  • The center's well-attended  grand opening was on April 4, 2018 amidst an enthusiastic gathering of partners, service providers, community leaders, residents and reporters.  

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 Social Media

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