• CITIZENSHIP & ESL PROGRAMS

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         REGISTRATION will be at McDowell School on Tuesdays, 11:30am-12:30pm and 6:00-7:00pm in the center of the B building, beginning January 9.

        Please contact Catherine Crotty to make an appointment to register.

        ESL Classes begin January 22, 2024.

        All classes are in person. We will offer Beginner and Intermediate English classes and a Basic Computer class in Spanish.  Please note that Beginner classes (Level 1) are full. 

        If you need online or Advanced classes, please contact Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). 

        Daytime ESL classes meet Monday to Thursday (4 mornings), 8:45-11:30 am.

        Evening ESL classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays (2 evenings), 6:00-8:30 pm.

         

        Classesparking and child care are FREE. You can purchase books for $20 if you wish.

         

         

        Citizenship Preparation

        Citizenship Preparation will begin January 31 and finish May 8, 2024.

        The class is on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 pm, at McDowell School. Free parking and free child care are available.

        This class is designed for people who can speak, read and write in English and are ready to apply for naturalization. To apply, you need to have your green card for at least 5 years (or a minimum of 3 years if you are married to a U.S. citizen).

        Please note, to do the Citizenship interview in your native language, you must:

        -Be 50-54 years old and have had a green card for 20 years or more, OR 

        -Be 55 or older and have had a green card for 15 years or more.

        If you meet these requirements and want to take a class in Spanish, please contact Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa at 707.308.4769.