Community Learning Center

Adults taking an ESL class

The Community Learning Center helps adults improve their lives and increase their community participation through free educational programs and services. 

These services include:

  • English classes
  • Citizenship classes
  • Basic reading, writing, and math classes
  • Preparation for the HiSET and GED tests
  • Preparation for college
  • Computer User Support training
  • Home Health Aide (HHA) training
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training
  • Workplace Education at MIT

The Community Learning Center also offers free educational and career counseling, tutoring, and basic computer instruction. 

View our ESOL Sign-up and Adult Basic Education Orientation information.

View the Bridge Program Flyer.

Learn more about the classes offered at the Community Learning Center.

About the Friends of Community Learning Center from Friends of CLC on Vimeo.

The Friends of the Community Learning Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that raises private funds and public awareness for the Community Learning Center (CLC), which is a division of the Department of Human Service Programs, City of Cambridge, MA. CLC provides free adult basic education to more than 1,000 people each year. We seek grants from foundations and businesses, organize fundraising activities, provide steady financial support through memberships, Increase public awareness and support of the Community Learning Center, and serve as an advisory group for the Community Learning Center and CLC programs.

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