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Greenburgh Public Library - Literacy Classes
Starting soon, GPL will be co-sponsoring with Southern Westchester BOCES, free second language literacy classes.  More information will be posted soon!  Classes will be held virtually.

Warner Public Library / Southern Westchester BOCES
121 North Broadway, Tarrytown, NY  10529
English classes in-person.  Free. Mondays and Wednesdays 10am - 1pm starting Jan. 3, 2022.  Students must be 18 years or older to enroll.  To register and for more information call (914) 937-3829 or (914) 637-1936 or (914) 922-3113

Literacy Solutions NY, Inc.
LVWC Learning Center of Yonkers / Yonkers Riverfront Library, 1 Larkin Center 2nd floor
Jennie Mosquera, Yonkers Coordinator (914) 375-7964
Instruction is available in both classroom and tutorial (one-to-one) settings. Availability varies by location.  Also virtual classes. Basic literacy and second language literacy.

Mt Vernon City School District, Adult Education
Lincoln Elementary School, 170 E. Lincoln Ave.
Rebecca Jones, Project Manager (914) 665-5030
English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency classes.  Classes held virtually for now.

Yonkers Pathways to Success (VIVE)
75 Riverdale Avenue
(914) 376-8650
Serving residents of Yonkers.  Day and evening classes.  English as a Second Language and High School Equivalency classes.

Westchester Library System
Information on classes, volunteering and resources.



Southern Westchester BOCES, Adult Literacy Center
(914) 937-3829
Registration Fee: $26
Classes are offered at a number of locations in southern Westchester; including White Plains, New Rocheslle, Port Chester and Mamaroneck.  Call for information and a complete list of locations.  Second language and high school equivalency classes.  In-person and online.

Putnam / Northern Westchester BOCES, Continuing Education
(914) 248-2414
Registration Fee:  $40
Classes are offered at a number of location s in northern Westchester; including Peekskill, Carmel, Yorktown, Ossining and Mt. Kisco.  Call for information and a complete list of locations. Second language classes.

Community Resource Center - Mamaroneck
134 Center Avenue
(914) 835-1512
Registration Fee:  $20
Morning and evening classes available.  Second language and high school equivalency classes.

Pace University, English Language Institute, Pre-Academic English Program
78 North Broadway, Aloysia Hall
White Plains
(212) 346-1562
Fees:  Tuition, books
For international students wanting to complete a degree in the U.S. but concerned about their English proficiency.  NYC campus and online.

RSHM (Religion of the Sacred Heart Mary) Life Center
32 Beekman Ave., Sleepy Hollow
(914) 366-9710
Registration Fee:  $10  Workbook Fee:  $23
Classroom second language instruction and online offered; mornings and evenings.

Westchester Community College English Language Institute
Gateway Center GTW, Room 243, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla
(914) 606-7889
Fees:  Registration and FSA Fee once per semester
Available at different locations around Westchester. Second language classes.

White Plains Public Library
100 Martine Avenue, White Plains
(914) 606-5656
Registration Fee:  $22  Book Fee:  $18
Virtual classes for a variety of literacy levels.  Second language classes.


Lehman College, Adult Learning Center, ESOL Program
250 Bedford Park Blvd., West Bronx
(718) 960-6914
Morning and evening classes.  Basic literacy and second language literacy.

Literacy Partners
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 1102, New York
(212) 725-9200
Free online classes.  Basic and second language literacy; as well as high school equivalency classes.

New York Public Library
Free virtual classes in many locations.  Basic and second language literacy.

SUNY Bronx Educational Opportunity Center
1666 Bathgate Avenue, Bronx
(718) 530-7039
Tuition-free programs upon meeting basic eligibility criteria.  Classes in High school equivalency and second language literacy.

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