The Dimock Center
55 Dimock Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
Telephone: 617-442-8800 - Fax: 617-442-6503
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A sequence of classes are offered that start at the most basic level and prepare students for successful transition to post-high school education or training. In addition to classes, the program provides employment counseling, professional development, introduction to computers, and case management. Each student enrolled in classes will receive an academic assessment which is used to develop the student’s Individual Learning Plan (ILP).

Adult Basic Education (ABE): Prepares students to take pre-GED classes.

Pre-College Career Readiness: Students will focus on the areas they need to strengthen in order to enter GED.

College Career Readiness: This course prepares students to take the complete GED examination in the five subject areas.

Distance Learning Online GED: GED classes via computer.

Anyone interested should call 617-442-8800 x1219, for an intake appointment.

Service hours:

Class Times M - F: 9:30am - 1:30pm, classes are given in 13-week cycles

Requirements / Restrictions:

Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

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Other locations:

Educational Facility: 1800 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury


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