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.

You can visit us at our Central Square (5 Western Ave) location Mondays-Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more about our hours, programs, and to make an appointment, please 617-349-6363 or email

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.

Community Learning Center 50th Anniversary

The 2021-2022 academic year marked the Cambridge Community Learning Center's 50th year serving adult learners. Watch the video below to learn how the CLC has grown and evolved since its founding in 1971.

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