COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is available to everyone 12 and older! Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Adult Education

Working with community partners to give adult learners access to education, digital skills training, and a path to job readiness.

About

The City of Philadelphia works with community-based organizations to provide adult education for residents who are 16 and older. These vital services help residents build the skills they need to realize their personal, professional, and civic goals.

The Office of Children and Families (OCF) oversees the City’s planning and investments in adult education.

Get updates on adult education opportunities

Sign up for emails from OCF to learn about future adult education opportunities.

myPLACE: Adult education classes

The City supports Philadelphia’s myPLACE network offering  adult education and career readiness classes throughout the City. myPLACE classes help residents get the skills they need for work and life. Free classes are available, and learners can participate in virtual learning during COVID-19.

Topics include:

  • Reading, writing, and math.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • High school equivalency preparation.
  • English for speakers of other languages.

How to sign up

 

1
Call the nearest myPLACE adult education campus.
Region Organization Address Phone
Center City Beyond Literacy 1420 Pine St., 19102
(Peirce College)
(215) 474-1235
Center City Philadelphia FIGHT 1233 Locust St., 3rd Floor, 19107 (215) 525-3052
North Philadelphia Beyond Literacy 100 W. Oxford St., 19122 (215) 426-7940
North Philadelphia Congreso
de Latinos Unidos
2800 N. American St., 19133 (267) 262-6093
North Philadelphia Logan Library 1333 Wagner Ave., 19141 (215) 686-8664
North Philadelphia Temple University
Owl Hub at PASCEP
1509 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 2nd Floor, 19121
(Temple University Office of Community Relations)
(215) 204-0337
Northeast Philadelphia New World Association 9857 Bustleton Ave., 19115 (215) 856-7316

(267) 241-5263

Northeast Philadelphia Northeast
Regional Library
2228 Cottman Ave., 19149 (215) 686-8664
Southwest Philadelphia Paschalville Library 6942 Woodland Ave., 19142 (215) 686-8664
West Philadelphia Beyond Literacy 229 N. 63rd St., 19139 (215) 426-7940
2
Talk to a learning coach about your education goals.
3
Enroll in the right class for your schedule and needs.

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