Worcester Public Schools: Adult Learning Center

24 Chatham Street, Worcester, MA 01609

http://worcesterschools.org/adult-education. Call (508) 799-3091 or (508) 799-3171. Classes are Tu/Th, 9-11:30am or 5:30-8pm with on-going enrollment from September to June. Levels from beginner to intermediate; longest wait for beginner classes. Contextualized ESL courses for people hoping to enter certain professions are also available; call for more information. Free.

Quinsigamond Community College: ESL for Credit

670 West Boylston St, Worcester, MA 01606

www.qcc.edu/academics/esl-course-offerings. Contact esl@qcc.mass.edu. Courses count for college credit and choices include writing, reading, listening/speaking, and note-taking at 3 levels. Day and evening classes on a college semester schedule, plus free tutoring 6 days a week. Students must have a high school diploma or HiSET/GED to qualify. $774/class, financial aid and payment plans available.

Global Empowerment Services: Worcester Community Learning Center

30 Sever Street, Worcester, MA 01609GEMS

http://www.findinggems.org/our-programs/our-worcester-program or contact Alan at 978-479-3678 for more information. Designed for Arabic-speaking refugees in Worcester, but open to students from other backgrounds. Enroll at the beginning of each quarter (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct). Classes are Mondays and Fridays, 11-1 and Thursdays, 4-6pm. Schedule may be different during Ramadan or summer. Free.