English Language Services & Basic Skills


ESL Programs for Refugees

The Refugee Assistance Program (RAP) offers free English language training for people 16 years old or over who have refugee or political asylum status. Teachers work closely with the students to help them develop language proficiency necessary to obtain and retain meaningful employment. RAP offers the following classes:
Pre-Beginning LIteracy
Low Beginning
High Beginning
Low Intermediate
High Intermediate

For more information about the program in Baltimore City, please call 410-986-5430 or 410-986-5464.
The Refugee Youth Project helps refugee children develop the knowledge and skills necessary for academic success and positive acculturation. The program is offered in conjunction with the Baltimore City Public Schools and meets year round, after school, in the summer, and on weekends. Classes are free. For more information, please call 410-558-3194.