English Language Learning

General Overview from Portland of Opportunity

Portland Adult Education English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classes
14 Locust Street, Portland
207-874-8155
NOTE: Portland Adult Ed holds classes at the YMCA with childcare.

Learning Works
Provides immigrants, refugees, and their families the chance to thrive in our country by offering free English language instruction, one-on-one tutoring, and cultural literacy skills.

Hope House English Language Program (H.H.E.L.P.)
14 Sherman Street, Portland
207-274-6005

YMCA
70 Forest Avenue, Portland
207-874-1111
NOTE: Portland Adult Ed holds classes at the YMCA with childcare.

Conversation Practice Classes

Portland Adult Education
14 Locust Street, Portland
207-874-8155
Tuesdays   2:15 ­ 3:15 PM
Fridays       9:00 ­ 10:00 AM

University of Southern Maine
85 Bedford Street, Portland
207-449-­0089
Tuesdays & Thursdays   5:00 ­ 6:30 PM

Hope House
14 Sherman Street, Portland
207-899-­2435
Tuesdays 1:00 ­ 2:30 PM
Thursdays 7:00 ­ 8:30 PM
Fridays  2:00 ­ 3:30 PM

Salvation Army
297 Cumberland Avenue, Portland
207-774-­4172 x262
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:30 AM ­ 11:30
Tuesdays 10:00 AM ­ 12:00
NOTE: There is childcare at the Salvation Army during English classes.

Portland English
142 High Street, Suite 628, Portland
207-504-­7577
Fridays       12:30 ­ 1:30 PM

Parkside Neighborhood Center
85B Grant Street, Portland
207-553-­5940
Saturdays       10:00 AM. ­ 12:00 Women Only
Tuesdays   5:00 ­ 7:00 PM Open To All

Speak Clearly Accent Reduction Mothers with Children
867 Congress Street (Port City Baptist), Portland
207-615-­6868
Tuesday and Thursdays 10:00 AM ­ 12:00
(free childcare)