English as a Second Language Resources

A list of resources for English as a second language learners in the Northampton area.

Center For New Americans
17 New South St., Northampton, and locations in Greenfield and Amherst. 587-0084
Non-profit organization offering free English classes and other assistance such as citizenship services, counseling and referrals.
International Language Institute of Massachusetts
25 New South St., Northampton, 586-7569
Offers free ESOL classes (English for Speakers of Other Languages) as well as intensive programs in world languages, and teacher training.
The Internet TESL Journal
For teachers and learners of English as a second language.
Jones Library ESL Center
43 Amity Street, Amherst, 259-3093
Tutoring and resource center
Pioneer Valley Adult Education Center
1 Brewster Court #1, Northampton, 584-6755
Provides GED testing as well as other education assistance.
Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline
or call: 1-800-447-8844.
This site has information on many options from large programs to individual tutors. Offered by SABES (System for Adult Basic Education Support), whose Western Mass office is in Holyoke Community College: