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Community Learning Center

Liberty Community Learning Center

Community Learning Center

The Liberty CLC is about you!

It is a place where we are connecting to our neighborhood community. We know each other because we are involved and engaged in educating ourselves, each other and all children. We achieve this by celebrating diversity, health, and wellness with fun learning activities for people of all ages.

Have questions, comments or ideas? We want to hear from you! Please feel free to call (801) 578-8588 or (801)652-8053 or email us.

CLC Coordinator            
Victoria Palauni

victoria.palauni@slcschools.org 

Assistant Coordinator
Mariela Miranda 

Mariela.miranda@slcschools.org 

 

Welcome to 2021! Here is what is currently happening at the Liberty CLC & Clinic this Spring.

HEALTH & WELLNESS SERVICES

 

Liberty Community Health Clinic

Intermountain Health Care (IHC) is open to Liberty students, families, and community. Services provided to insured and uninsured, based on a sliding fee scale.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

For more information or to schedule an appointments: Please call (801) 408-3585.

 

Liberty Community Dental Clinic

The University of Utah School of Dentistry is open to Liberty students, families, and community. Services provided to insured and uninsured, based on sliding fee scale. All initial pediatric visits are $35.00.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

For more information or to schedule an appointments: Please call (801) 587-6453

 

Valley Behavioral Health Services

All Liberty students receiving services must be referred through the school to receive one-on-one mental health support from Ms. Julie. If you have a child in need of additional support please contact his or her teacher directly to be connected to school counselor and resources available.

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00 to 3:00 pm  

 

Friends for Sight

Free vision screenings for all ages, Wednesdays from 9:00 to 12:00 pm.

Vision Clinics: Calendared throughout the school year with a practicing ophthalmologist or pediatric ophthalmologist.  

For more information or to schedule an appointment: Please call (801) 524-2020     

 

COMMUNITY SERVICES

 

Salt Lake County - AUCH Community Health Worker Team

Who we are and What we do? (Resource Navigator) We help you access community resources including food, legal aid, utility assistance and more. (Connector) We connect you with affordable care and help you through the healthcare system. (Listeners) We are part of your community and understand your concerns. (Problem Solvers) We listen to your needs and help you find real solutions. (Wellness Advocates) We help you maintain or improve your health by setting goals or keeping current ones.

Hours of operation: CHC Case-workers are available Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm in office #1059.

For more information or to schedule an appointment: Please call (801) 867-6277

 

Division of Workforce Service (DWS)

On-site services available to the community. If you need to apply for Medicaid, CHIP or Emergency medical assistance or if you have an open case and need to check on the status or submit additional paperwork, come see Tanya Smith. No appointment necessary and walk-ins Welcome!

Hours of operation at Liberty: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:00 to 4:00 pm

Hours of operation at Horizonte School: Tuesday and Friday from 8:00 to 4:00 pm.

 

Community Food Pantry

Liberty has an established partnership with Utah Food Bank and private donors to host its own food pantry. Although supplies are limited to nonperishable goods, we can meet emergency food needs for students, families and community members. If you or someone you know are in need please feel free to come in, no appointment necessary.

Hours of Operation: Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 5:30 pm

 

Women's Support Group

IHC provides a free session directed by a psychologist  once a month for women in the community. We will talk, listen and share the daily problems we have to confront as women. This group is offered the third Wednesday of each month. Join us Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:30 to 1:00 pm in CLC Conference Room #1065.

For more information: Please call Luanne RN (801) 408-8628 

 

Monthly Mobile Food Distribution

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm.  The Utah Food Bank provides Liberty families with a mobile food distribution day each month, the first Wednesday of a full week in each month. Food items are distributed peer family, each family is encourage to participate. The give- a ways are provided by community donations only, all donations received with be distributed once a month on a first come first to take basis. All remaining items at the end of distribution will be donated to the Big Brother Big Sister Organization.

For distribution or volunteer information: Please call (801) 578-8588.

SAVE THE DATES:

Apr. 8, 2020

May 6, 2020

 

EDUCATIONAL / ENRICHMENT SERVICES

 

ADULT GED PREP CLASSES

Liberty is offering two classes per day, Monday through Thursday, Beginning Course 9:00 to 12:00 and Intermediate Course 1:00 to 4:00 pm. Participants will register at Horizonte but attend Liberty CLC Rm #1024.

 

Liberty Parent English Class

Class is offered each Thursday from 6:00 to 7:00 pm Instructor: Mrs. Kristen Valdez (Currently a 4th grade teacher at Liberty Elementary) No Class the week of Spring Break March 23 through March 27, 2020.

 

Pre-Diabetes Class

Class will be held on Tuesday’s Mar. 17 and Mar. 24, 2020 from 6:00 to 7:30 pm in room #1023. Classes are offered by IHC to the community free of charge, everyone is welcome to attend. 

 

Wasatch Community Garden – Seeds of Success 

Interviewing now!!! Looking for Single Mothers who are interested in getting certified as a nursing assistant free of charge. Please contact Susie Marvin (801) 414-6772 IMMEDIATELY!

 

Yoga Class

Tuesdays and Thursdays from  6:00 to 7:00 pm Winter Session begins January 7, 2020 and ends March 19, 2020. Classes are offered to the community free of charge, everyone is welcome to attend. 

 

Zumba Class

Wednesdays from  6:00 to 7:00 pm Winter Session begins January 15, 2020 and ends March 18, 2020. Classes are offered to the community free of charge, everyone is welcome to attend. If needed we will add an additional day so please come enjoy while taking care of your health and wellness.

 

Kids in the Kitchen

Winter Session is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 from 3:10 to 4:10 pm for Groups 3 & 4 and 4:15 to 5:15 pm Groups 5 & 6. Classes provided by Utah State University 4-H program. Due to hight demand, additional classes to be offered to students not participating in the afterschool program beginning February 20, 2020.

3rd Grades: 2/20, 2/27, & 3/12

4th Grades: 3/19, 4/2, & 4/9

5th Grades: 4/16, 4/23, & 4/30

6th Grades: 5/7, 5/14, & 5/21

 

Bad Dog Arts

Liberty CLC is happy to announce NEW Visual Art Program is provided to Liberty After-school students, grades Kindergarten to sixth grade. Mondays from 3:45 to 5:00 and Fridays from 1:30 to 5:30 pm  Class will be offered for the following 10 weeks.

 

PARENT INVOLVEMENT

 

Monthly Parent Meeting

March Parent Meeting topic will be Gang Prevention. Meeting will be held on Friday, March 13, 2020 from 8:15 to 9:15  in the Liberty Elementary Gym. If you have questions or concerns please contact Claudio Torres by email Claudio.torres@slcschools.org

 

Upcoming Events

 

  1. Student Learning Service Project: Liberty students service learning project for Arbor Day is being planned and coordinated for the April event. More information to come, asap!
  2. Monthly Family Awareness Event: TBA

 

What makes Liberty Elementary different from other school? 

Liberty is a community school!  At Liberty, families and community residents work as equal partners with the school and other community service providers to develop programming in five areas:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Youth Academic Support and Enrichment
  • Adult Education and Involvement
  • Community/Neighborhood Development
  • Access to Health and Mental Health Services

Community partners include:

  • Friends for Sight
  • Utah 4-H Program
  • Salt Lake Arts Academy
  • The University of Utah - Lowell Bennion Center, Department of Occupational Therapy, College of Social Work, University Neighborhood Partners, and more
  • Assistance League of Salt Lake
  • Intermountain Health
  • AUCH – Community Health Care (CHC) Case Workers
  • Department of Workforce Services
  • U of U School of Dentistry
  • Valley Behavioral Health
  • For the Kids / USANA
  • Criminal Justice Center
  • Deseret Industries
  • The Utah Food Bank
  • Mobile Beacon
  • Bad Dog Arts Program
  • Liberty Wells Community Council
  • The Salt Lake City Library
  • ...and many more!

Contacts

Victoria Palauni

Victoria Palauni

Coordinator - Community Learning Center