LifeSteps Education
LifeSteps Training is the education component of Community Lifeline Center. The focus is on giving individuals the training and support necessary to overcome obstacles to employment and self-sufficiency. LifeSteps provides valuable tools to help individuals develop skills and self-confidence in a supportive environment.
Classes are free and open to the community due to generous donor and volunteer support. Class space is limited.   For questions or to register call CLC today – 972.542.0020


LifeSteps Class Descriptions:


Online Personal Finance Click here to take it now!
Online Nutrition Class Click here to take it now!


New Direction for Your Credit Click here to register now!
(1st Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
  • Establishing Credit
  • Consumer Credit Scores
  • 3 Credit Reporting Bureaus
  • Checking Credit and Disputing Incorrect Data
  • Sample “Tough Times” Letter to Creditors


Managing Your Money Click here to register now!
(2nd Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
  • Developing a Simple Budget
  • Controlling Cash Flow Between Paychecks
  • Checking and Savings Accounts
  • Debit Cards vs. Credit Cards
  • Planning for Purchases by Setting Goals
  • Creating an Annual Budget


Bouncing Back When Your Income Drops Click here to register now!
(3rd Wednesday, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm)
  • The 5 Stages of Grief
  • Reducing Expenses, Now
  • Shopping Smart (Understanding Unit Pricing)
  • Ideas to Stretch Your Household Dollars
  • Pricing Items to Sell (Understanding Depreciation)
  • Creating New Sources of Income


Community Lifeline Center also offers the following classes by appointment only. Call 972-542-0020 to register:
  • Job Seeker’s Tools for Success (Resume/Cover Letter Tips, Practice Interviewing, Your Personal Commercial)
  • Basic Word 101 (Start-up, Explain the Ribbon-Create Document/Insert/Delete/Cut/Copy/Save/Print Text)
  • Basic Word 102 (The Ribbon – Font/Paragraphs/Line Spacing/Indenting/Tabs/Creating Lists/Borders/Charts)
  • Basic Excel (Create/Open/Save/Preview/Print/Close a Workbook, Editing/Formatting Cells, Creating Formulas)