Community Learning Center
5 Western Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
Telephone: 617-349-6363 - Fax: 617-349-6339
Email: - Web site:




Provides free classes in basic education, English language and employment skills for adults. Classes include:

  • English as a Second Language (ESOL)
  • Basic reading, writing, or math skills
  • HiSET examination preparation
  • Preparation for college or a training program
  • Preparation for the U.S. Citizenship Test
  • Learn how to use a computer through computer modules

Please call to get class days and times.

Service hours:

Office hours: M - Th: 8:30am - 9:30pm; F: 8:30am - 5pm. Walk-ins OK. Closed on school vacation weeks and holidays.

Requirements / Restrictions:

Residents of Cambridge or 6 surrounding cities who are over the age of 16 and no longer attending high school can come to classes at CLC.

ESOL only open to Cambridge residents.

Other restrictions may apply for specific programs.


Red Line: Central Square; Bus #83, 70, 70a, 47, 91 or 64 to Central Square

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(Categories for this entry: Education)

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