English as a Second Language (ESL)

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Our free ESL classes provide a well rounded program for adults 16 years and over that includes career planning, work-related knowledge, and essential life skills.


Prepare students for post-secondary education or training and successful careers


Help parents become full partners in their children's education and development

Gain Knowledge

Help students gain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and be self sufficient
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What are the requirements?

Not enrolled or required to be enrolled in secondary school under state law

Plan to remain in the United States permanently (No F1 Visas or Tourist Visas)

16 years or older

Resident of Berks County

What can I expect?

How often are classes held?

Classes are held 2 times a week each semester.

Where are classes held?

Classes are held in-person and remotely via Zoom.

When are the terms?

Fall Term: September-November Winter Term: December-February Spring Term: March-June


Registration is held in person and lasts about 3 hours.
*Specific class details are provided at registration.
For more information, contact our Executive Assistant, Lily Ponce

Register for a class and begin your journey!

When people come to us, they’re committed to making a change, and they’re ready to do the work. We have helped thousands of adults reach their goals.

Your donation today creates a lifetime of opportunity.

Because of you, local parents, workers, and neighbors will gain vital reading, English language, and computer skills. They will earn a high school equivalency degree, get a job, enroll in college, help their children in school, and much more. With many people on our waiting list, your donation is urgently needed.
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