START Center Vision Statement is "To provide necessary programs to move families from the periphery into the mainstream of the Rio Grande Valley economy through the use of a proactive strategy."
Our Strategic Intent "The START Center strategy will be to proactively assist the residents of Rio Grande Valley in educational and life skill development while exploiting partnerships with government, foundations and other relevant stakeholders to gain access to additional financial resources to address growth and performance needs for the citizens and business community."
The START Center is a community based nonprofit 501c3 organization with a 20-year history of building a community where all of those in need of adult education services work together in a positive environment to achieve their academic goals.
The START Center staff coordinates with other cooperating service agencies for available support services and assistance for each program participant. START staff provides individual advising in order to assist the participant to further develop life skills, attitudes and behaviors necessary for self-sufficiency.