Call today to register for the next Career Academy cycle.


The Academy empowers women through spiritual, professional, and educational growth in a faith-based atmosphere. Students are encouraged to volunteer during the 12-week semester. Self-discipline and dedication required! Acceptance to this free Academy is determined by application and interview. Books and lunch are provided. If interested in enrolling in the Faith Refuge Career Academy, please print this Application. Upon completion, turn it into the program director, LaRae Collins, for review.

Class Schedule

Monday – Thursday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
or 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
12 Weeks (Lunch Provided)
Textbooks provided to students!

Each Student is responsible for her own transportation.

Program Curriculum

Invest 12 weeks of your life for your future! Check out the courses that will help you prepare for a career or to further your education.

  • Boundaries…
    Dr. Henry Cloud & Dr. John Townsend
  • Anger management
  • Computer lab provided for job searches and resume writing
  • GED Prep and Testing (optional)
  • Guest Speakers from local businesses
  • Jobs for Life
  • Money Management
  • Operating a Home Business
  • Parenting
  • Professional Communication
  • Unglued: Making Wise Choices…
    Lysa TerKeurst
  • Wired That Way
  • You’ll Get Through This…
    Max Lucado

Our Business Partners

Adventure Advertising
Beyond Faith
Brookdale Sikes Lake, Brookale Sikes Lake
Clinics of North Texas
First Bank
Fringe Salon

High Point Village Apartments
KMOC 89.5 FM
Region IX Education Service Center
Serenity House
Sharp Iron Group
Spa Bell Salon

Sun Valley Apartments
Tangles Salon
Vernon College
Visiting Angels
Wichita Falls Teachers Federal Credit Union
Workforce Solutions North Texas
Work Services

Opportunities To Get Involved

Faith Refuge Career Academy is a cooperative effort between area volunteers, businesses, and agencies. The Academy is designed to provide job readiness and life skills for women.

You can help!

Be a Financial Supporter
Be a Study Partner/Tutor
Partner as a community/business leader

Please contact Faith Refuge at 940-322-HOPE(4673)
Faith Refuge is located at 710 E. Hatton Road in Wichita Falls, Texas 76302