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Resident youth can take advantage of after school resource centers at the Lafern Williams Center in South Omaha and at the Pleasantview Development in North Omaha. The centers are staffed by OHA Outreach Coordinators and community volunteers and provide assistance with homework and school projects. In addition, the centers provide a multitude of additional resources including computer labs, school textbooks, research materials and nutritional snacks. The goal of the resource centers is to cultivate and promote academic success for OHA school age children.

Resource Center and Computer Training Classes

LaFern Williams Center
3010 R Street & Gateway Building
4401 N. 21st Street

Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Computer classes are six to eight week computer technology training sessions that provide hands on computer literacy training which consisted of the following:

  • Computer Concepts (History, Hardware and Application)
  • Basic Application (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access)
  • Internet Basics
  • Keyboarding

Computer Training courses will also develop employability skills through job readiness preparation and coaching for employment through:

  • Resume Development
  • Job Search Assistance
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Building and Strenthening Keyboarding Skills (Speed and Accuracy)  


Pleasantview Study Center
1924 N. 30th Avenue
Omaha, NE 68111

School Year Hours: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Activities include:

  1. Homework Help
  2. Tutoring
  3. Basic Computer Training (8 adults)
  4. Academic Enrichment (computer)
  5. Mentoring

A snack is provided

Summer Program Hours: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Activities include:

  1. Field Trips (weekly)
  2. Academic Enrichment Activities (computer)
  3. Sports
  4. Mentoring

 A daily snack is provided