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English language classes for age 21+ from NYC DOE

NYC DOE English as a Second Language Classes by NYC Public Schools (Department of Education DOE)

Services Provided English classes

Eligibility BIPOC Black, Indigenous, Hispanic/Latino, and people of color, CUNY student, Immigrant, Justice-impacted individual, LGBTQ+ Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and more, Low-income, NYCHA resident, Person with a disability, Public assistance recipient, Veteran, Woman

Schedule No fixed amount of time, Daytime

Last Updated Last updated 1 day ago

This free program helps New Yorkers learn English.

New Yorkers ages 21 and older can take free English classes offered throughout the 5 boroughs. Classes can help you build you English speaking and reading skills. You do not need a social security number or documentation to take these classes.

Who it's for Who it's for

To be eligible, you must:

  • Live in New York City
  • Be 21 years or older
  • Not have a U.S. high school diploma or equivalency (HSE)

Duration and Length Duration and Length

The schedule depends on the student’s needs.

Next Steps

Learn how to apply.