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Resources for Education and Employment

Great local resources for job seekers!

Urban League of Philadelphia

For job training, money management, adult literacy programs.

121 Broad Street, 9th floor.

215-985-322


Enterprise Center

For job readiness classes, entrepreneurship classes, network symposiums.

4548 Market Street.

215-895-4010


The Partnership CDC

For computer training classes, housing counseling and education.

4027 Market Street.

215-307-4917

 

Online Resources

MSWGuide.org

A resource for social work careers, including a guide to licensure by each state and a comprehenive overview of field education.

 

Free or low-cost GED programs

Community College of Philadelphia's Division of Adult and Community Education

Classes usually start January, May and September. Registration begins one month before classes start. Programs usually run Monday through Thursday each day for 8 weeks. Register in person. Nonrefundable $70 registration fee by check or money order.

Northwest Regional Center at 1300 S. Godfrey Ave.

215-751-8376


St. Vincent's Learning Lab

Free evening and day classes. Call and leave a message for registration and to get more information about program schedule.

109 E. Price St., Philadelphia 19144

215-849-9416


Indochinese American Council

Adult diploma program. Project-based program starting with an assessment test. Call to schedule a testing time. Classes available mornings, afternoons or evenings.

4934 Old York Rd., Philadelphia 19141

215-457-0272

 

Additional Resources

Click here for a list of 101 domestic violence resources available across the country!

 

Please email us with suggestions for additional resources!

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If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline:

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