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    Registration for fall classes will be August 16-25, 2022.

    Please contact Catherine Crotty after August 10 to make an appointment to register.


    We offer Beginner and Intermediate English classes in person. If you need online or Advanced classes, please contact Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). 

    Fall ESL classes will begin August 29, 2022.

    Daytime classes meet Monday to Thursday, 9:00-11:30 am.

    Evening classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-8:45 pm.

    All of our classes are FREE and books cost $20. We have free parking at McDowell School and free child care. 


    Citizenship Preparation

    Citizenship Preparation will begin August 31, 2022 and finish November 30, 2022.

    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).

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

    Email Laine Gen for more information. Here is a website about U.S. Citizenship Preparation with resources to help you study at home.

    Please note, only the following people can do the Citizenship interview in their native language:

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

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

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