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City Resources

City of Philadelphia
Official site of the City of Philadelphia, includes information on municipal services, records for citizens and businesses.

Philadelphia 311
3-1-1 (215-686-8686) is the only number you need to call when you need information or help from the City of Philadelphia. It will revolutionize the way you get information from your City government.

Career, College, and Workforce Resources

Affordable Colleges Online 
Find affordable and accredited online programs. ACO’s resources include information about online degrees by various subjects. Prospective students and working professionals can learn more about online programs of their interest according to tuition cost, return on investment and degree level.

Employment Resource Guide for the Formerly Incarcerated (PDF)
Information and resources for formerly incarcerated adults reentering the workforce.

My Next Move for Veterans
Allows veterans to input their military classification to receive suggestions on civilian-related careers.

PA CareerLink®
The Commonwealth Workforce Development System (CWDS) provides access to Pennsylvania workforce development and independent living services provided by the Department of Labor & Industry and Public Welfare.

Resume Builder by Pennsylvania Career Coach
Resume Builder run by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that allows users to search for jobs and quickly assemble a basic resume.

Digital Literacy Resources

Excel Easy
Tutorials (Introduction, Basics, Functions, Data Analysis and VBA) on how to use Excel.

GCF LearnFree 
Video, step-by-step, interactive trainings on many computer topics.

Internet Safety and Security 
Internet safety course provides strategies needed to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy when you connect to the Internet.

English as a Second Language

English for Everyone
Multi-level reading and writing worksheets (printable)

English Learner
Learn English with exercises on grammar, reading comprehension, vocabulary and listening at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels

English Maven
Free online English lessons and exercises

Goodwill Community Foundation Learn Free
Interactive lessons on everyday life situations

Math Drills
Multi-level math activities

Read Theory
Access over 1,000 online interactive reading comprehension exercises

The Times in Plain English
The Times newspaper online written in plain English

GED® Test and Preparation Resources

Cengage Learning
Online exercises on GED® material.

Find a GED® Testing Center
Locate GED® Testing Centers near you.

GED®  Testing Services 
GED® Testing Service offers the only learner-centric program that is recognized and portable from state to state. The program is based on the expectations and standards for college- and career-readiness and will lead to better outcomes in education.

Study Guide Zone 
Study guide and resources for each section of the GED® test.

Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Resources

PA Immigration Fact Sheet
Fact sheet published by the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians about the characteristics of and trends in the flow of immigrants in Pennsylvania

U.S. Citizenship and  Immigration Services
U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.

Literacy Resources

Wise Old Sayings 
The ultimate grammar guide.

Mathematics Resources

Khan Academy
Multi-level math activities

The Math Forum at Drexel
A question and answer service for math students and their teachers. a searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of frequently asked questions.

Technology Resources

Comcast Essentials
Low cost Internet access

EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans.

Free and Low-Cost Broadband Options

Free Library of Philadelphia
Website for the Free Library of Philadelphia, its programs, resources, and services.

KEYSPOT represents a citywide coalition of community-based groups committed to bringing Internet access, training and technology to all Philadelphia communities.

Resources for Returning Citizens
Reentry Services’ goal is to help men and women released from prison lead productive lives in the community. 

Sponsors and Partners