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The New One-Stop for Adult Education and Career Preparation

Visit a myPLACE℠ Campus to:

Busy schedule? No problem! We offer convenient online courses for adults in math, reading and writing. Improve your skills on YOUR TIME, anywhere, and on any device!

Call The Mayor’s Commission on Literacy at (215) 686-5250 or visit a myPLACE℠ Campus today to get started!

myPLACE Campuses:

myPLACE @ Community Learning Center
229 N. 63rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
(215) 910-2667

myPLACE @ Congreso de Latinos Unidos
2800 N. American Street
Philadelphia, PA 19133
(215) 763-8870 ext. 7268

myPLACE @ District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund
100 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19110
(215)568-2234

myPLACE @ Center for Literacy
399 Market Street, Suite 201
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215)474-1235

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FAQ

1. Why do I need to do an assessment?

The assessment tests your reading, writing, and math skill and is to make sure you are enrolled in the class that is right for you. You do not need to study before the assessment.


2. What do I need to bring to the intake and assessment appointment?

Bring photo ID and know the last 4 digits of your social security number.


3. How long does the assessment test take?

Please allow up to three hours for the appointment.


4. Is there a cost for the assessment?

No, the assessment is free of charge.


5. Are the classes free?

Most classes are free. Some classes have a materials fee of around $30. Please tell your learning coach is you would like to be enrolled in a free class.


6. I can’t make my assessment. Can I reschedule?

Yes. Please call the location of your assessment to reschedule. Appointments require 48 hours notice to reschedule. After two missed appointments you will be asked to wait 6 months from  your second appointment to schedule again.

District 1199C in Center City: (215) 568-2234

Congreso de Latinos Unidos in North Philadelphia: (215) 763-8870 x7268

Community Learning Center in West Philadelphia: (215) 910-2667


7. The assessment appointment is hard for me to get to. Do I have to take classes there?

No. The assessment is a one-time appointment. Classes are available at more than 20 partner organizations around Philadelphia, and some are offered in the evening. For eligible learners, classes are also available online. To see a map of where partner organizations are located click here. To learn more about myPLACE℠ Online classes, click here.

Class Locations

View a map of partner agencies.

Ben Franklin High School (EOP)   

550 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Center for Literacy                                   

399 Market Street #201, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Community Center at Visitation 

2646 Kensington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Community College of Philadelphia

1700 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Community Learning Center*

229 N. 63rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund*

100 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19110

E3 Center, JEVS

112 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

E3 Center, Southwest (Communities in Schools)

4111 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

E3 Congreso de Latinos Unidos*

2800 N. American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

Family Solutions CDC

4201 Powelton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Garces Foundation

1117 E Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Hope Partnership for Education

4224 N. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Hunting Park High School (EOP)

4224 N. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

IHM Center for Literacy NE

7341 Cottage Street, Philadelphia, PA 19136

IndoChinese American Council

4934 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries

1939 W. Venango Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Nationalities Service Center

1216 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Overbrook High School (EOP)

5898 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

People Employing People (PEP)

325 N. 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Philadelphia OIC

1231 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Providence Center

2635 N. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

Second Chance Mission 

401 S. 42nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

South Philadelphia High School (EOP)

2101 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Sullivan GED Program/Zion Baptist Church

3700 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Temple University CSPCD

1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11

2527 U.S. 522, McVeytown, PA 17051

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

1617 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103

West Park Cultural Center

5114 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

YES Philly

1231 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

*Assessment and Intake locations

Learner Feedback

“I learned how to properly make a resume and about how I need to learn skills for future jobs.” – Hector L.

“I felt empowered to move forward to a better education” – Valerie Q.

“I got to research the careers that I want to get into after I get my GED.” – Vernetta P.

“The best thing about this course is that, I was able to move at my own past and that my instructors made me feel comfortable to ask questions no matter how small, big or stupid the question may have seemed.” – Andrew A.

“It helps organize your thoughts of what steps you need to take to reach your goals.” – Bianca M.

“Learning how to schedule my day to day activities so I am able to fit study time into my day. Learning how to search for a job online and not be scammed.” – Cecilia C.

“I would like to say that before starting this course I wasn’t at all confident about my ability to take a math test. I felt nervous and a little overwhelmed. After taking this course my confidence shows not only in math but in overall life I’m much happier and less nervous when walking into a classroom. I would like to say Thank You to Anne, and everyone involved in foundation of mathematics. Thank You!!”

FAQ
Class Locations
Learner Feedback

1. Why do I need to do an assessment?

The assessment tests your reading, writing, and math skill and is to make sure you are enrolled in the class that is right for you. You do not need to study before the assessment.


2. What do I need to bring to the intake and assessment appointment?

Bring photo ID and know the last 4 digits of your social security number.


3. How long does the assessment test take?

Please allow up to three hours for the appointment.


4. Is there a cost for the assessment?

No, the assessment is free of charge.


5. Are the classes free?

Most classes are free. Some classes have a materials fee of around $30. Please tell your learning coach is you would like to be enrolled in a free class.


6. I can’t make my assessment. Can I reschedule?

Yes. Please call the location of your assessment to reschedule.

District 1199C in Center City: (215) 568-2234

Congreso de Latinos Unidos in North Philadelphia: (215) 763-8870 x7268

Community Learning Center in West Philadelphia: (215) 910-2667


7. The assessment appointment is hard for me to get to. Do I have to take classes there?

No. The assessment is a one-time appointment. Classes are available at more than 20 partner organizations around Philadelphia, and some are offered in the evening. For eligible learners, classes are also available online. To see a map of where partner organizations are located click here. To learn more about myPLACE Online classes, click here.

View a map of partner agencies.

Action Harvest 

4001 N. 9th Street

Ben Franklin High School (EOP)   

550 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130

Center for Literacy                                   

399 Market Street #201, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Community Center at Visitation 

2646 Kensington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19125

Community Learning Center*

229 N. 63rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139

District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund*

100 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19110

E3 Center, JEVS

112 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

E3 Center, Southwest (Communities in Schools)

4111 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

E3 Congreso de Latinos Unidos*

2800 N. American Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

Family Solutions CDC

4201 Powelton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Garces Foundation

1117 E Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Hope Partnership for Education

4224 N. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Hunting Park High School (EOP)

4224 N. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

IHM Center for Literacy NE

7341 Cottage Street, Philadelphia, PA 19136

IndoChinese American Council

4934 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries

1939 W. Venango Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Nationalities Service Center

1216 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Organization of Development Initiatives

2638 South Robinson St., Philadelphia, PA, 19142

Philadelphia Learning Academies South 

4300 Westminster Ave, Phila PA 19104

People Employing People (PEP)

325 N. 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Philadelphia OIC

1231 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Providence Center

2635 N. 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19133

Salvation Army

701 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123

Second Chance Mission 

401 S. 42nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

South Philadelphia High School (EOP)

2101 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148

Sullivan GED Program/Zion Baptist Church

3700 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Temple University CSPCD

1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19122

Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11

2527 U.S. 522, McVeytown, PA 17051

Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

1617 JFK Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19103

West Park Cultural Center

5114 Parkside Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131

*Assessment and Intake locations

“I learned how to properly make a resume and about how I need to learn skills for future jobs.” – Hector L.

“I felt empowered to move forward to a better education” – Valerie Q.

“I got to research the careers that I want to get into after I get my GED.” – Vernetta P.

“The best thing about this course is that, I was able to move at my own past and that my instructors made me feel comfortable to ask questions no matter how small, big or stupid the question may have seemed.” – Andrew A.

“It helps organize your thoughts of what steps you need to take to reach your goals.” – Bianca M.

“Learning how to schedule my day to day activities so I am able to fit study time into my day. Learning how to search for a job online and not be scammed.” – Cecilia C.

“I would like to say that before starting this course I wasn’t at all confident about my ability to take a math test. I felt nervous and a little overwhelmed. After taking this course my confidence shows not only in math but in overall life I’m much happier and less nervous when walking into a classroom. I would like to say Thank You to Anne, and everyone involved in foundation of mathematics. Thank You!!”

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