English Classes (ESOL) for Immigrants at Community Learning Center

By DHSP Community Learning Center

The CLC offers six levels of English conversation, grammar, reading, and writing classes for Cambridge residents. There are daytime and evening classes. We do not offer online-only classes.

Two adult students complete a worksheet together in class
This is an ongoing program.
Monday through Friday.
All day

Ages: 16 to Adults.

Cambridge residents only.


Community Learning Center

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Click here to sign up for a registration event! These are required.

Upcoming information sessions (make sure to sign up!):

  • Friday, March 8, 9:30 - 12 p.m. in Central Square (5 Western Ave.) Register
  • Monday, March 25, 6 - 8:30 p.m. in Central Square (5 Western Ave.) Register
  • Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Central Square (5 Western Ave.) Register
  • Thursday, May 30, 2024, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Central Square (5 Western Ave.) Register


You must live in Cambridge to take English classes. When you come, please bring a lease, driver’s license, or something that has your address on it. If you stay in a shelter in Cambridge, you can bring a letter from the program.



  • In-person only.

Community Learning Center (Central Square)

5 Western Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Cambridgeport, Mid Cambridge, and Riverside
Community Learning Center (Jefferson Park)

286 Rindge Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02140

Cambridge Highlands and North Cambridge

Wheelchair accessible.

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