Community Learning Center

CLC students

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Community Learning Center Building is closed and classes are running online.
For updates and resources from the City of Cambridge, visit

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

These services include:

  • English classes
  • Citizenship classes
  • Basic reading, writing, and math classes
  • Preparation for the HiSET and GED tests
  • Preparation for college
  • Workplace Education at MIT
  • Preparation for careers in Healthcare and Information Technology

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

View our Registration dates for English Classes and Orientation for GED Classes and Adult Basic Education Classes.

View the Bridge Program Flyer.

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

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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.

Join us in supporting the invaluable work of the Community Learning Center and its dedicated staff.
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