ESOL Classes

JVS offers a free, part-time ESOL program taught in three locations in Hyde Park (Hyde Park branch of the Boston Public Library, the Hyde Park Community Center and Christ Church-Iglesia de San Juan). For more information, please contact Lorrie Anderson at (617) 699-9116 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Classes run September to June (9 hours per week)
  • 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM (Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (Monday, Wednesday and Thursday)

English for Advancement Program

JVS offers free, contextualized English classes for employment. This program includes weekly classes and one-on-one career coaching. Classes are offered throughout Greater Boston, including sites in Downtown Boston, East Boston, Roxbury, Dorchester, Lynn and Lawrence. Click here to learn more.


JVS also offers specialized English and job search services for immigrants and refugees. Click here to learn more.