Adult Learning Centers

Do you need to improve your reading and writing skills? We can help.

Brooklyn Public Library Adult Learning Centers provide free innovative educational programs for adult learners and speakers of other languages. Through books, technology and interactive classroom instruction taught by professional and friendly instructors and tutors, adults build the skills needed to meet their personal, educational and employment goals.

There are five Adult Learning Centers with full-time professional staff and volunteers who are ready to help you reach your goals with FREE programs and classes. Groups/classes are for participants 17 years and older who are functioning below the high school level. Emphasis is on Reading, Writing, and HSE preparation. All programs and classes are available mornings, afternoons, evenings, and Saturdays.

Click here to learn more about Adult Learning Centers.

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100% Tuition Free Classes for Adults

NYC Department of Education Office of Adult and Continuing Education

Must be 21 & over without H.S. Equivalency

Basic education (GED/TASC preparation): Tuesdays-Thursdays 5:40PM – 9PM

To register, visit the Dr. Jacqueline Peek-Davis School – 430 Howard Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11233 or call (718) 221-6703.

Classes will be held at the above-mentioned school.

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Brooklyn Jobs Corps Academy

Brooklyn Jobs Corps Academy is a non-residential training program operated by RedCare and funded by the Dept. of Labor. The Brooklyn Job Corps Academy offers career-readiness preparation, employment training, and hands on experience. Programs offered include security officer, culinary arts, A+ certification, network plus, certified nursing assistance, home health aide, certified medical assistant. All programs with the exception of culinary arts and security officer require a high school diploma or GED before entrance into the program. You must be able to attend classes from 8 AM to 4:40 PM Monday through Friday. To be eligible, you must have no felonies or criminal court cases.

You must be 18-24 years old to participate. No student loans are required. Free metro cards are offered daily, there is a biweekly cash allowance, $1000 for completing training, job placement after training, small group tutoring, free industry specific uniforms, free breakfast and lunch.

Enrollment will be held once a month at 8 AM. For details on the next enrollment, call 718-623-4005. Brooklyn Job Corps Academy is located at 585 DeKalb Avenue, Brooklyn. For information about any of the programs or to apply, call Ms. Shavon Munchez, Outreach Admissions Coordinator at 718-623-4059 or email munches.shavon@jobcorps.org.

Free Pre-HSE Young Adult Literacy Program

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