ESL/ESOL Classes around richmond:

English as a Second Language Programs in the Greater Richmond Area

 

EAST END:

Highland Springs Adult Education Center                 201 E Nine Mile Rd, Highland Springs, VA 23075

Check back in July for full schedule of classes. $70 and $35 book fees, money order or cash only.  Bring 3-ring notebook, paper, pencils.  No childcare.  804-328-4095, henricoadulteducation.com              

 

Libre Institute @ Americans for Prosperity                9003 Quiocassin Rd., Henrico, VA 23229
Foundation Office      

Classes offered for Spanish speakers (By Americans for Prosperity Foundation - Bridge Program). Thursdays, 7-9pm from May 24th-July 19th. Classes are free. Contact Lorenzo Martinez, lmartinez@belibre.org.

 

Richmond Alternative School                                      119 West Leigh St, Richmond, VA 23220

Classes offered by Richmond Public Schools. Classes begin the week of July 9th, 2018 and end the week of August 6, 2018; Happening on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-8:30pm. $15 registration fee. Two registrations: Goodwill CCVA, June 19th or 26th at 5:30pm. CLASS LOCATION: Goodwill CCVA Southside - 6301 Midlothian Turnpike. No children permitted. Classes follow school year schedule. Cash or money orders only.  804-780-8311, 804-780-4388

 

Sandston Branch Library                                             23 E. Williamsburg Rd., Sandston, VA 23150

Classes offered in the summer on Wednesday, June 20th at 7pm and Wednesday, July 18th at 7pm. Check back later for fall class schedule. Contact Cristina Ramirez at 804-501-1990.

 

Varina Library                                                               1875 New Market Rd, Henrico, VA 23231

ESL Conversation Cafe. Must speak some English and be 16 years or older. Come anytime. Free program. No childcare. Meets 3rd Wednesdays at 7pm in August for remainder of year until summer; Does not meet in January or February. Contact William Perkins at 804-501-1980 or wperkins@henricolibrary.org

 

Walnut Grove Baptist Church                                      7046 Cold Harbor Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

ESL multi-level classes will start on Wednesday, June 6th and is 10 weeks long, going until mid August. Advanced class, goes from 9-11am. Childcare provided, but individuals with children must contribute money for care. Ongoing registration. Fee for books. Citizenship classes offered on Wednesday Mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. also as needed. Contact Frank Antkievicz, franka2z@comcast.net 804-746-4696, 804-746-5081

 

NORTHSIDE:

Ginter Park Presbyterian Church                               3601 Seminary Avenue, Richmond, 23227

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Contact Carla Keyes at 804-359-5049 or skworkman@gmail.com

 

J. Sargent Reynolds Community College                   1651 Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23228

Classes go from August 20th-December 15th, 2018. Various class levels offered Monday-Friday. 804-371-3000. jsr.vccs.edu

 

Mount Vernon Adult Education Center                      7850 Carousel Ln, Henrico, VA 23294

Check back later for full schedule of classes. $70 and $35 book fees, money order or cash only.  Bring 3-ring notebook, paper, pencils.  No childcare.  804-527-4660, henricoadulteducation.com, adulteducation@henrico.k12.va.us

 

River of Life Community Church                                 7700 Woodman Rd, Henrico, VA 23228

Free Conversation Cafe, Tuesdays from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM. Childcare provided. Contact to confirm info and childcare. Contact Peyton Harris at carpeyt@gmail.com or 804-625-9557.

 

St. Thomas Episcopal                                                  3602 Hawthorne Ave, Richmond, VA 23231

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Contact Leslie Saul at 804-339-7270 or leslieruthsaul@gmail.com

 

RICHMOND CITY:

Cary Street Workforce Center                                     203 East Cary St, Richmond, VA 23219

English for a Customer Service Certification Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1:00-4:00 pm. (804) 780-6039

 

Tabernacle Baptist Church                                           1925 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23220

ESL program meets Sunday mornings 9:45-10:45am. Free classes. In home ESL tutors and on site ESL tutors. No childcare or transportation. Also provide citizenship classes. Contact Sterling Severns at 804-355-0134 or 

 

Temple Beth El                                                              3330 Grove Ave, Richmond, VA 23221

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Contact Michael Knopf at 804-677-7940, lindap36@hotmail.com. or robertaostersochs@gmail.com

 

SOUTHSIDE:

Bellemeade Community Center                                   1800 Lynhaven Ave, Richmond, VA 23224

Classes offered by Richmond Public Schools. Bellemeade Fall 2018 classes start in September with a registration in August and a full schedule will be released soon. $50 for text book and registration. No children. Classes follow school year schedule. Cash or money orders only.  Contact Dana Cosby 804-780-8311, 804-646-8635. https://www.rvaschools.net/Page/1627

 

Beulah United Methodist Church                               6930 Hopkins Rd, North Chesterfield, VA 23234

Day classes offered through Chesterfield County Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.  $100 Classes meet September 5- December 12, 2018. Registration is August 27th, 28th, or 29th from 10-11:30am. Eight levels of pre-literacy through high advanced.  NO CASH, only accept money orders and checks.  No childcare. Contact Cat Dillingham 804-768-6140 ext. 1914, 804-275-2325, or office@beulahumc.org. mychesterfieldschools.com/instruction/adult-continuing-education

 

Bon Air Baptist Church                                                2531 Buford Rd, North Chesterfield, VA 23235

Check back later for full schedule. 804-272-1475, ESLMinistry@bonairbaptist.org

 

Broad Rock Library                                                       4820 Old Warwick Rd, Richmond, VA 23224

Check back later for full schedule. Classes offered by Richmond Public Schools. $50 for text book and registration. No children permitted. Classes follow school year schedule. Cash or money orders only.  804-780-8311, 804-646-8488

 

The Bridge CDC                                                           5900 Hull Street Rd, Richmond, VA 23224

Check back later for full schedule of classes. (804) 276-4628, volunteer.thebridge@gmail.com

 

Celebration Church                                                      5501 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA 23225

Check back later for full schedule of classes. 804-675-4101, mario.triva@gmail.com

 

Centralia Presbyterian Church                                     4625 Centralia Rd, Chester, VA 23831

English conversation on Mondays from 9:30-11am. No childcare, book fee of up to $30. Contact Lynn Firebaugh at 804-706-9200 or 804-748-5969, or annlynnfire@comcast.net

 

Chesterfield Career and Technical Center                 10101Courthouse Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832

Citizenship class Tuesdays 6-9pm from October 2th-December 11th, 2018. Register September 26th, 9:30am at Beulah and 5:30pm at Meadowbrook or register October 2nd at 5:30pm at Career and Technical Center. $50 for students, $75 for community members, includes book. NO CASH, money order or check only. No childcare. Contact Cat Dillingham at 804-768-6140 or David Eshelman at david_eshelman@ccpsnet.net. mychesterfieldschools.com/instruction/adult-continuing-education

 

John Tyler Community College                                    13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA 23831

                                                                                        800 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian, VA 23114

Midlothian: ESL classes offered in the fall and spring. Classes start August 27th, 2018 and go until December 15th, 2018. Offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 6 to 8:50pm. Levels offered are ESL I & II. 

Call 804-706-5211 for Chester location. Call 804-594-1544 for Midlothian location. Visit website to see schedule for both locations at jtcc.edu

 

Meadowbrook High School                                          4901 Cogbill Rd, North Chesterfield, VA 23234

Fall 2018 ESL night Classes at Meadowbrook High School, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m. Register August 27-29th, 5:30-7pm. No late registration. $100 Classes meet September 5-December 12. NO CASH, accept only money order or check. No Childcare. mychesterfieldschools.com/instruction/adult-continuing-education

 

New Life Outreach International (Iglesia Hispana)   1005 Turner Rd, Richmond, VA 23225

Classes offered for Spanish speakers (By Americans for Prosperity Foundation - Bridge Program). May 24th-July 19th. Thursdays, 7-9pm. Classes are free. Contact Lorenzo Martinez, lmartinez@belibre.org. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esl-classes-southside-rva-libre-institute-tickets-45569228790#listing-organizer

 

Office of Multicultural Affairs                                       4100 Hull St Rd, Richmond, VA 23224

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Classes offered by Richmond Public Schools. $50 for text book and registration. No children permitted. Classes follow school year schedule. Cash or money orders only.  804-780-8311 or 804-646-0145

 

Ramsey Memorial United Methodist Church             5900 Hull St Rd, Richmond, VA 23224

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Classes are multi-level. Fee of $40 new students, $20 returning. Childcare provided. 804-276-4628, 804-433-5361, tpollard@bridgeamerica.org

 

Sacred Heart Center                                                     1400 Perry St, Richmond, VA 23224

Check back later for full schedule of classes. 804-230-4399 ext. 3 or 1, christina_manikus@shcrichmond.orghttps://shcrichmond.org/en/

 

Southside Nazarene Church                                        6851 Courthouse Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832

Check back later for full schedule of classes. $50 fee includes books. Childcare birth to 4 years old available for students at additional fee of $5/month/child. Contact ESL.SNC@gmail.com, 804-437-4408 or 804-638-8118 (for Spanish)

 

Swift Creek Baptist Church                                          7511 N. Spring Run Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112

Check back later for full schedule of classes. $25 fee includes book. Childcare. Contact 804-739-3001 davidapeat@gmail.com

 

Sycamore Presbyterian Church                                   510 Coalfield Rd, Midlothian, VA 23114

ESL Conversation on Thursdays, all levels 9:30-11am, September-May. Preschool childcare. 804-794-0238, bscampbell222@gmail.com

 

Westover Hills Library                                                   1408 Westover Hills Blvd, Richmond, VA 23225

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Classes offered by Richmond Public Schools. $50 for text book and registration. No children permitted. Classes follow school year schedule. Cash or money orders only. 804-780-8311 or 804-646-8833

 

WEST END:

Bon Air Baptist Church - Village Campus                  7250 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23229

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Childcare is provided. Follows Henrico County school schedule. Contact: Emily Purdum at 7273855984 or epurdum.ep@gmail.com

 

Commonwealth Catholic Charities                             1601 Rolling Hills Drive, Richmond, VA 23229

Check back later for full schedule of classes. English Classes Monday – Friday 10:00 am-12:00 pm. 804-285-5900

 

Good Shepherd United Methodist Church                 9155 Hungary Rd, Henrico, VA 23294

Classes run on Henrico Country School schedule. Start September 10th, 2018 and go until June 3rd, 2019 from 6:30-7:30pm on Mondays. Primary participants are women, but the program is for all adults. Offer tutoring for children pre-K through high school. Childcare is free for infants through two years old. Contact Lisa McGehee at 804-270-7613 or lisa.mcgehee@gmail.com. 

 

Grace Chinese Baptist Church of Richmond            850 Broad Street Rd, Manakin-Sabot, VA 23238

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Contact Carter Tan at 804-503-0779

 

International Rescue Committee (IRC)                       8100 Three Chopt Rd, Suite 128, Richmond, VA 23229

Check back later for full schedule of classes. English for a Customer Service Certification Class Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Citizenship Class Saturday 9:00 am-12:00 pm (once a week). 804-308-9144

 

Libby Mill Library                                                           2011 Libbie Lake East St, Henrico, VA 23230

ESL Conversation Cafe. Must speak some English and be 16 years or older. Free program. Come anytime. No childcare. Meets 1st Tuesdays at 7pm. Contact Adrienne Minock at 804-501-1940 or aminock@henricolibrary.org. https://henricolibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar

 

Monument Heights Baptist Church                             5716 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA 23226

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Follows Henrico County school schedule. Contact Julia Killian 804-789-1283, office@monumentheights.org.

 

Mount Vernon Baptist Church                                      11220 Nuckols Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23059

Beginner classes for those literate in their native language. Provide on-site ESL classes but don't provide childcare or transportation. Contact 804-364-0132, 804-432--8347, or pcthorpe7@gmail.com

 

Regency Mall                                                                  1420 N. Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 23229

English Conversation Clubs continue year round.  More advanced students meet at Staples Mill Rd Baptist Church. Beginners meet at Regency Mall. Both classes meet Monday nights 6:30pm.  No Childcare.  Contact Dustin McElduff at 804-672-6811, richmondenglishclub@icloud.com

 

Second Baptist Church                                                 9614 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23229

Check back later for full schedule of classes. Childcare provided.pdimowski@secondbaptistrva.org, 804-740-7101, info@secondbaptistrva.org

 

St. Mary's Catholic Church                                           9505 Gayton Rd, Henrico, VA 23229

Offers four levels of ESL instruction starting Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 from 10-11:45am. Citizenship classes offered from September 4-October 11 on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6-8pm. Preregistration required. Registration forms for both ESL and Citizenship programs will be offered at the St. Mary's Catholic Church table at ReEstablish Richmond's World Refugee Day on Saturday, June 23rd. Students can register there or pick up the form and mail or email them by August 12th. All classes are at St. Mary's Church. Contact Suwattana Sugg at 803-285-1169 or suwattana.sugg@gmail.com 

 

Staples Mill Rd Baptist Church                                     10101 Staples Mill Rd, Glen Allen, VA 23060

English Conversation Clubs continue year round. More advanced students meet at Staples Mill Rd Baptist Church. Beginners meet at Regency Mall. Both classes meet Monday nights 6:30pm. No Childcare. Contact Dustin McElduff at 804-672-6811, richmondenglishclub@icloud.com

 

Third Church RVA                                                          600 Forest Ave, Henrico, VA 23229

Check back later for full schedule of classes. No cost. Childcare provided. Contact Don Smith, 804-514-9857, owlorchardva@gmail.com

 

Tuckahoe Family YMCA                                               9211 Patterson Ave, Henrico, VA 23229

We provide tutoring to ESL students at at Quioccasin Middle School called STAR and at the Tuckahoe Library. Classes are offered during the school year from October through the first part of May on Monday evenings from 5-5:45pm. Contact Leslie Beck-Long at 804-525-2795 or becklongl@ymcarichmond.org

 

Tuckahoe Library                                                          1901 Starling Dr, Henrico, VA 23229

ESL Conversation Cafe. Must speak some English and be 16 years or older. Free program. Come anytime. No childcare. Meets Wednesdays on June 13, September 12, October 10, and November 11 all from 7-8:15pm. No café meetings in July and August. Contact Deborah Lammers at 804-501-1910 or dlammers@henricolibrary.org

 

West End Assembly of God                                          401 N. Parham Rd, Henrico, VA 23229

ESL Conversation Cafe Fridays 6:00pm-7:30pm, June 1st-August 31st. Childcare provided. No cost for summer program. Contact Vicky Tobey at 804-774-4290 or vicky@weag.org. 

 

West End Presbyterian Church                                    9008 Quioccosan Rd, Richmond, VA 23229

Classes offered September-May, not during summer months. Classes will commence on September 25th, 2018 at 6:30pm and September 26th, 2018 at 9:30am. Registration will be September 18th at 6:30pm and September 19th at 9:30am. Contact Heather Glissman at heatheresl@wepc.org.

 

ONLINE:

Language Line- www.Languageline.com  

Distance Education

Online class only, training, and technical support provided. Register October 3rd and 10th, 2018 at Beulah from 10-10:30am or at Meadowbrook from 6-6:30pm. $5 includes a textbook and online access code. No cash, money order or check only. No children. Contact Cat Dillingham. 804-768-6140 ext. 1914           

 

COUNTY PROGRAMS:

Chesterfield County Adult ESOL                                 9900 Krause Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832

See entries for Beulah United Methodist Church, Meadowbrook High School, Chesterfield Career and Tech Center, and Distance Education.  804-768-6140 ext. 1914

 

Henrico County Adult Learning Center                       201 E. Nine Mile Rd, Highland Springs, VA 23075

See entries for Mount Vernon Adult Education Center–Western Henrico, and Highland Springs Adult Education Center–Eastern Henrico.  804-527-4660, 804-328-4095

 

Richmond Public Schools
ESOL Adult Career Development Center                    119 West Leigh St, Richmond, VA 23220

See entries above for Office of Multicultural Affairs, Richmond Alternative School, Bellemeade Community Center, Westover Hills Library, and Broad Rock Library.  804-780-8311