Community Learning Center

Filed Under: Education
5 Western Avenue
Cambridge, ma 02139
Phone: 617-349-6363
Fax: 617-349-6339
TDD: 617-349-6330
Who to Contact

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

  • English as a Second Language (ESOL)
  • Preparation for the U.S. Citizenship Test
  • Basic reading, writing, or math skills
  • Preparation for high school diploma and college
  • Home Health Aide (HHA) training
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training
  • Workplace education at MIT

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.


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated January 31, 2019