Ben D. Johnson Educational Center hosting Resource Fair Oct. 19-22


This Wednesday, Oct. 19, there will be close to 20 vendors gathered at BDJ Center at 400 MLK to share information, resources and provide job opportunities to residents. Onsite will be Cane River Food Pantry, Bank of Montgomery, Engage Federal Credit Union, Natchitoches Parish Housing Authority, Louisiana Workforce Commission, Disabled Veterans, Women’s Resource Center, Natchitoches Parish Library, Shreveport Job Corps Center, Louisiana Rehabilitation Services, Boys & Girls Club, Save the Children, Community Counseling, Natchitoches Homeless Coalition and Gold Street Head Start. The Ben Johnson Educational Center will be taking applications for AmerCorps VISTA positions at the center, as well as the Legacy Cafe.
If you are in need of a job, housing, childcare, food and/or financing; you can get so much done at this one stop.
For more information, you can call the Ben Johnson Educational Center at 615-427-5044, email them at, or visit their website at .The center is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m..

Claire Prymus, President, and Founder “We are grateful for our partners in the Natchitoches Community and look forward to a great turnout. Through our new training program, Legacy Workforce Development, I’m certain we will change the trajectory of many lives in our community. We appreciate everyone’s support”.

The Ben D. Johnson Educational Center, (BDJ Center) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit in the west Natchitoches community that provides workforce training, certifications in Construction, Forklift Operations, 10 Hour OSHA, and ServSafe to individuals (17 and up) through their Legacy Workforce Development training program. Learn more at
The Ben Johnson Educational Center’s mission is to build community in Natchitoches and give access to social and economic success to all its residents. The center offers training, conducts workshops, hosts cooking classes, manages the Legacy Garden and provides healthy food to residents at discounted prices and sometimes free. The BDJ Staff looks for ways to bring services and resources to the community.

The Ben D. Johnson Educational Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.