CITY/TOWN  LISTING OF GED, Pre-GED, ABE, and ESOL  CLASSES

Clinton

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Ed., ESOL

Program Name:

Clinton Adult Learning Center

Address:

150 School St., Clinton, MA 01510

Hours:

Mon. & Wed. 6PM to 9PM  (GED/ESOL)
Tues. & Thurs. 9AM to 12PM  (ESOL)

Entry Guidelines:

16 years or older, MA resident, Enrolled in the GED program

Other Services Available:

Child Care, Employment Skills, Family Literacy, Tutoring, Testing, and Computer Skills

Educational Sponsor:

Department of Education

Contact: Christine Cordio

 

Telephone: (978) 365-4226

E-Mail [email protected]


Marlboro

Courses Available:

 

ESL 1,2, and 3

 

Program Name:

 

Assabet Valley Technical High School

 

Address:

 

215 Fitchburg St., Marlboro, MA 01752

 

Hours:

 

Mon. through Thurs., 3PM – 5PM. Registration by appointment.

 

Entry Guidelines:

 

Initial Assessment

 

Other Services Available:

 

None

 

Educational Sponsor:

 

Quinsigamond Community College

 

Contact: Tom Catlin or Susan Seibel

 

 

 

Phone: (800) 537-6663 or (508) 485-9430 x219

 

 

 


Southbridge

Courses Available:

 GED Prep

Program Name:

Corporation for Public Management-Young Parents Program

Address:

51 Everett St., Southbridge, MA 01550

Hours:

Mon. to Thurs. 8:45 AM to 2:45 PM

Entry Guidelines:

Must be a pregnant or parenting teen and TAFDC recipient

Other Services Available:

Life management, parenting and job readiness

Educational Sponsor:

DTA funded program operated by Corporation for Public Management

Contact: Lisa Lapierre

 

Phone: (508) 764-1953

(Currently not available)

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED

Program Name:

YOU, Inc. Education for Employment Program of Southbridge

Address:

52 Charlton St., Southbridge, MA 01550

Hours:

Mon. thru Fri. 9AM to 1PM

Entry Guidelines:

5.0 grade level on TABE, Economically disadvantaged, or current IEP, officially withdrawn from school, and age 16 to 21

Other Services Available:

Job Search, Life Skills, Employment Skills, Testing, and college and financial aid applications

Educational Sponsor:

YOU, Inc.

Contact: Andrew LaPointe

 

Phone: (508) 765-9102 x22

email:  l[email protected]


Uxbridge

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED

Program Name:

YOU, Inc. Education for Employment Program of Uxbridge

Address:

25 Mendon Street  Uxbridge, MA  01569 (Uxbridge Youth Center

Hours:

Mon. thru Fri. 9AM to 1PM

Entry Guidelines:

5.0 grade level on TABE, Economically disadvantaged, or current IEP, officially withdrawn from school, and age 16 to 21

Other Services Available:

Job Search, Life Skills, Employment Skills, Testing, and college and financial aid applications

Educational Sponsor:

You Inc.

Contact:  Jason Poole

email:  [email protected]

Phone:

508-278-6812

 

Webster

Courses Available:

ABE, Pre-GED, GED, ESOL, Citizenship, Math Immersion

Program Name:

Webster Adult Education

Address:

Bartlett H.S., 52 Lake Parkway, Webster, MA 01570

Hours:

Tues. & Thurs 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Citizenship: Call fo details

Entry Guidelines:

GED candidates must be 16 years or older and officially withdrawnfrom high school. Citizenship class candidates must be enrolled in ESOL 

Other Services Available:

Limited childcare available onsite.  Transportation available within Webster 

Educational Sponsor:

Webster Public Schools

Contact: Terri Stone

Program Director

Phone: (508) 949-8282

E-Mail:   [email protected]


 

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED

Program Name:

YOU, Inc. Education for Employment Program of Webster

Address:

18 Village Way Webster, MA  01570

Hours:

Mon. thru Fri. 9AM to 1PM

Entry Guidelines:

5.0 grade level on TABE, Economically disadvantaged, or current IEP, officially withdrawn from school, and age 16 to 21

Other Services Available:

Job Search, Life Skills, Employment Skills, Testing, and college and financial aid applications

Educational Sponsor:

You Inc.

Contact:  Chris Poole

email:  [email protected]

Phone:  508 943-5665

 

Worcester

Courses Available:

Adult Basic Education, ESOL

Program Name:

Access Futures /Native Language Literacy Program

Address:

799 W Boylston St., Worcester, MA 01606

Hours:

Tues, and Thurs. 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM Open Enrollment

Entry Guidelines:

Adult Spanish speakers only.(age 16+)

Other Services Available:

Free on-site daycare and transportation. On a bus route.

Educational Sponsor:

Mass Job Training – Worcester Program.

Contact: Shirley for intake

 

Phone: (508) 438-0778

 

Courses Available:

GED, GED (Spanish), Pre-GED

Program Name:

Access Futures/Young Parent Program

Address:

799 W Boylston St., Worcester, MA 01606

Hours:

Mon. through Fri. 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Entry Guidelines:

Dept. of Transitional Assistance referred, parents (mothers and fathers) pregnant females ages 14 to 19.

Other Services Available:

On-site daycare and transportation. On bus route. Career planning and parenting skills.

Educational Sponsor:

Health Awareness Services of Central MA, Inc.

Contact: Shirley or Carmen

 

Phone: (508) 438-0778

 

Courses Available:

GED, ABE

Program Name:

Adult Education Programs (Worcester Community Action Council)

Address:

484 Main St., 2nd Fl., Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Mon. through Fri. 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Entry Guidelines:

GED level must be above 5.9 grade, and ABE level below 5.9.  Ages 16 to 25

Other Services Available:

Tutoring available 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM, Employment Skills, Testing, Computer Skills, Job Search and Life Skills. On a bus route.

Educational Sponsor:

Worcester Public Schools

Contact: Emajeana Cambra

 

Phone: (508) 754-1176 x154

E-Mail: [email protected]

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Education, ESOL

Program Name:

Adult Learning Center

Address:

484 Main St.., Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Mon. through Fri. 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mon. through Thurs. 5:15 PM to 7:30 PM

Entry Guidelines:

On-site testing provided.

Other Services Available:

Testing available. On bus route.

Educational Sponsor:

Worcester Public Schools

Contact: John McGovern

 

Phone: (508) 799-3090

 

Courses Available:

ESOL

Program Name:

American Language and Culture Institute

Address:

138 Woodland St., Worcester, MA 01610

Hours:

Mon. & Weds. 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Tues. & Thurs. 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM or 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM or 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Entry Guidelines:

Age 18 and above or high school graduate. $750.00 fee

Other Services Available:

Institutional TOEFL testing available. On bus route.

Educational Sponsor:

Clark University

Contact: James Raby

 

Phone: (508) 793-7794

E-Mail:   [email protected]

Courses Available:

 Citizenship

Program Name:

Catholic Charities:

Address:

10 Hammond St., Worcester, MA01610

Hours:

Morning: Fridays 9AM-12PM Evenings: Tuesdays 6PM-9PM

Entry Guidelines:

Non-U.S. Citizen

Other Services Available:  

 

Educational Sponsor:

Quinsigamond Community College

Contact: Bob Cronin

 

Phone: (508) 860-2228

 

Courses Available:

GED for the homeless

Program Name:

Catholic Charities Adult Basic Education

Address:

10 Hammond St., Worcester, MA 01610

Hours:

Mon. through Thurs. 9AM to 2PM 

Entry Guidelines:

Being Homeless

Other Services Available:

Child Care for homeless, Employment Skills, Job Search. On bus route, transportation provided for homeless.

Educational Sponsor:

Quinsigamond Community College

Contact: Joanne Chester

 

Phone: (508) 860-2228

E-Mail:

Courses Available:

ESL

Program Name:

Lutheran Community Services (LCS) Refugee Immigrant and Asylee ESL Program

Address:

30 Harvard St., Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Days and Evenings (call for levels)

Entry Guidelines:

Refugee, Immigrant or Asylee

Other Services Available:

Technical Assistance and referrals. Computer training, employment assistance. Legal Services for visas, green cards, citizenship, asylum, etc.

Educational Sponsor:

Lutheran Social Services

Contact: Marie Demember or Silvana Gjoni

 

Phone: (508) 754-1121

E-Mail:

Courses Available:

ESOL

Program Name:

Intensive English Language Institute  (IELI)

Address:

Worc. State College  486 Chandler St  Worc. MA 01602

Hours:

Community classes: Tues and Thurs. 7PM to 9 PM

 

Day intensive classes:  Mon. and Wed. 6PM to 9PM as needed.

Entry Guidelines:

Adults, young adults.  Open

Other Services Available:

Free tutoring for our students. Institutional TOEFL testing for entrance into Worcester State College

Educational Sponsor:

Worcester State College

Contact:

Telese Smith or Richard Gallant

Phone:

(508) 929-8031 or (508) 929-8120

E-Mail

[email protected]   [email protected]

ourses Available:

Adult Basic Education, ESOL

Program Name:

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester

Address:

Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square, Worcester, MA01608

Hours:

No classes, one on one private tutoring.

Entry Guidelines:

Anyone is eligible. Adult basic education target student population: readers at 6th grade level or below. ESOL target student population: beginners to intermediate.

Other Services Available:

Citizenship Training, Tutoring. On a bus route. Volunteers needed.

Educational Sponsor:

Literacy Volunteers of Greater Worcester

Contact: Allison Budds

 

Phone: (508) 754-8056

E-Mail: [email protected]  

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Education

Program Name:

Mass Job Training Adult Basic Education Program

Address:

332 Main St. Suite 601, Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Tues. and Thurs. 4:30 PM to 7:45 PM

Entry Guidelines:

Out of school youth and adults ages 16 and over who wish to improve reading/language/math skills or prepare for the GED.

Other Services Available:

Citizenship Training, Child Care, Employment Skills, Testing. Job Search, Life Skills, Transportation, and on a bus line. Integrated Health Education and counseling provided.

Educational Sponsor:

Mass Job Training – Worcester

Contact: Lisa Welcome

 

Phone: (508) 753-2991

E-Mail:  [email protected]

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Education, ESL1,2,3 and 4

Program Name:

Quinsigamond Adult Community Learning Ctr.

Address:

City Square, 110 Front St., 2nd Fl. Worcester, MA01608

Hours:

Mon., Wed., Fri. 9AM – 12PM Sept. through June. Register second Wednesday of every month at 10:00AM or 3:30PM.

Entry Guidelines:

Initial Assessment

Other Services Available:

Computer Skills, Individual Tutoring. On a bus line.

Educational Sponsor:

Quinsigamond Community College

Contact: Donna McGoldrick

 

Phone: (508) 751-7903

E-Mail:  [email protected]

Courses Available:

ABE, GED, Pre-GED

Program Name:

Quinsigamond ABE Community Learning Ctr.- Morn

Address:

Plumley Village, 16 Laurel St., Worcester, MA

Hours:

ABE Mon., Wed., Fri. 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Pre-GED 11AM to 2PM, Mon., Weds., Fri. GED 11 AM to 2 PM Tues. and Thurs. – Sept. through June

Entry Guidelines:

Initial Assessment  (before 4 PM

Other Services Available:

Individual Tutoring. On a bus line.

Educational Sponsor:

Quinsigamond Community College

Contact: Glenn Dolan

 

Phone: (508) 770-0508

E-Mail: 

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Education, ESL1,2,3 and 4

Program Name:

Quinsigamond ABE Community Learning Ctr.- Eve.

Address:

Worcester Common Outlet Mall, 110 Front St., 2nd Fl. Worcester, MA01608

Hours:

Mon.,Tues. & Thurs. 6PM to 9PM Sept. through June. Registration Second Monday of every at 4PM.

Entry Guidelines:

Initial Assessment

Other Services Available:

Computer Skills, Individual Tutoring. On a bus line.

Educational Sponsor:

Quinsigamond Community College

Contact: Janet Hedlund

 

Phone: (508) 751-7903

E-Mail:  [email protected]  

Courses Available:

 GED

Program Name:

Worcester Community Action Council Project Excel

Address:

484 Main St., 2nd Fl.  Worcester, MA  01608

Hours:

8:30AM-11:30AM, Mon. through Fri.

Entry Guidelines:

Ages 16-21

Other Services Available:  

Counseling, computer training, life skills workshops

Educational Sponsor:

United Way

Contact: Alan Tubman

 

Phone: 508-754-1176 x500

E-Mail:  [email protected]

Courses Available:

GED, Adult Basic Education

Program Name:

Worcester Community Action Council Visions

Address:

484 Main St., Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Mon. through Fri. 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Entry Guidelines:

Must be 16 to 25 years of age. Preferences given to court mandated and minorities. No income requirement.

Other Services Available:

Internships, Testing, Computer Skills, Job Search, Life Skills. Tutoring provided. On a bus route. Buss passes available.

Educational Sponsor:

City of Worcester

Contact: Todd Smith

 

Phone: (508) 754-1176 x134

 E-Mail: [email protected]

Courses Available:

 GED

Program Name:

Worcester Community Action Council WINGS

Address:

484 Main St., Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Mon. through Fri.  9AM-1PM.

Entry Guidelines:

Economically Eligible,  Ages 16-21

Other Services Available:  

Counseling, employability skills, computer training

Educational Sponsor:

Employment and Training/Workforce Central

Contact:

Days: Candace Shivers – 508-754-1176 x156  
Evenings: Philip Saisa – 508-754-1176 x153                        

Phone:

E-Mail: [email protected]
              
[email protected]  

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, ESOL

Program Name:

Worcester Family Ties Network

Address:

Guild of St. Agnes Daycare, 133 Granite St., Worcester, MA 01604

Hours:

Tues. & Thurs. 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Entry Guidelines:

Must live in Worcester and have a child 0-3

Other Services Available:

Family Literacy, Childcare, Transportation provided.

Educational Sponsor:

Worcester Public Schools

Contact: Beth Vietze

 

Phone: (508) 799-3136

E-Mail:   [email protected]

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED, Adult Basic Education

Program Name:

Workforce Central Career Center

Address:

44 Front St., 6th Floor, Worcester, MA 01608

Hours:

Mon. to Thurs. 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (20 hrs. per week)

Entry Guidelines:

Ages 18 and above. Applicant must enter ABE/GED as part of an employment plan and meet federal and state income guidelines to qualify.

Other Services Available:

Tuition Assistance, Pre-Employment Workshops, Job Search Assistance and an employment Resource Library. Call to determine eligibility and availability. On a bus route.

Educational Sponsor:

Workforce Central/City of Worcester

Contact: Mary Ann Mastrorio

 

Phone: (508) 799-1600

E-Mail:  [email protected]

Courses Available:

GED, Pre-GED

Program Name:

YOU, Inc. Education for Employment Program of Worcester

Address:

81 Plantation St., Worcester, MA 01604

Hours:

Mon thru Fri.9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Entry Guidelines:

5.0 grade level on TABE, Economically disadvantaged, or current IEP, officially withdrawn from school, and age 16 to 21

Other Services Available:

Job Search, Life Skills, Employment Skills, Testing, and college and financial aid applications

Educational Sponsor:

You Inc.

Contact: Marie DeFranca

email [email protected]

Phone: (508) 849-5600 x397

 

 

Courses Available:

ABE, Pre-GED, GED attainment 

Program Name:

Young Parents Program/Mass Job Training

Address:

332 Main St., Suite 601, Worcester, MA  01608

Hours:

Mon-Fri. 9AM-3PM

Entry Guidelines:

Ages 16-21, pregnant and/or parenting, receiving TAFDC

Other Services Available:  

Childcare, on a bus line, life skills, job readiness training, parenting skills

Educational Sponsor:

Mass Job Training

Contact: Lisa Welcome

 

Phone: 508-753-2991

E-Mail: [email protected]

ourses Available:

 

Program Name:

 

Address:

 

Hours:

 

Entry Guidelines:

 

Other Services Available:

 

Educational Sponsor:

 

Contact:

 

Phone:

 


Courses Available:

 

Program Name:

 

Address:

 

Hours:

 

Entry Guidelines:

 

Other Services Available:

 

Educational Sponsor:

 

Contact:

 

Phone: