National Capital Area

Adult Literacy and GED

The Adult Literacy and GED program helps participants increase their literacy and numeracy skills, prepares them to obtain their GED credentials, and transition into post-secondary education. Our educational services include Adult Basic Education, Pre-GED, and GED classes for DC residents ages 18 and up. Adult Basic Education, Pre-GED and GED classes for DC residents ages 18 and up. Adult Basic Education addresses learning needs for those as low as the 6th grade level and the Pre-GED meets the needs of those participants between 8th and 10th grade levels. Classes are offered at the YWCA NCA headquarters, at satellite partner locations, and through distance learning via the internet.



Hours of Operation
Daytime: Monday - Thursday  9:30am - 3:30pm
Evening: Monday - Thursday  6:15pm - 8:00pm
Guided Distance Learning: Tuesday  6:30pm - 8:00pm

Primary Services
FREE Hotel & Hospitality Certificate Training Course (offered Fall 2017)
Education & Skills Building Classes
Job Preparation & Career Services
Computer Integrated Learning

Supportive Services
Case Management
College Guidance
Career Development
Transportation Assistance
Individual and Group Tutoring

Class location: YWCA NCA Building (2303 14th Street NW)



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