Community Learning Center

ESOL classroom

The Cambridge Community Learning Center (CLC) empowers a diverse community of adult learners to transform their lives and realize their potential through education, skills development, and community participation.

Our Central Square (5 Western Ave.) location is open Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Cambridge Community Learning Center helps adult learners:

Click below to learn more about our programs and job opportunities at the CLC.

     ESOL        ABE
     Bridge        CNA

The CLC also offers free educational and career advising, tutoring, and basic computer instruction to its students. We also invite community members to volunteer their time to support our students.

For More Information
Call: 617-349-6363
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If you are a former student of the Cambridge Community Learning Center, you are welcome to join our Alumni Group on Facebook. Please send an email to for access.


Mass Step Logo The Community Learning Center’s CNA Training Programs and IT Training Program are funded through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education / MassSTEP

CLC First Literacy Logo Funding from First Literacy supports a curriculum project, “We/Us/Ours: Inclusive Language and Practices” to engage ESOL teachers and students in staff development and develop lessons to reflect the reality of gender and family diversity in our communities.