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Adult Education

Adult Education (provided by the Family Resource Guide)

CareerLink Lehigh Valley Lehigh and Northampton Counties

(Hablamos español)

Primary Location 555 Union Boulevard Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610-437-5627, TTY: 610-437-0741 Fax: 610-434-4122 

Hours: 7:30 AM-4:00 PM, M-F

Website:www.careerlinklehighvalley.org 

PA CareerLink Lehigh Valley is your ONE‐STOP resource for employment and training programs for eligible youth, adults, dislocated workers, veterans and other targeted populations. 

Services include:

 • Assessment of skills, aptitudes, abilities and other needs

 • Workshops: resume, career exploration, basic computer, job and labor market information and more

 • Training funds available if qualified

 • Assistance to individuals with disabilities

 • Career Resource Centers: fully equipped for job searching

Casa Jeanette

705 N. 8th Street Allentown, PA 18102

Phone: 484‐860‐0303

English as a second language, literacy classes, naturalization exam prep, educational workshops

Center for Humanistic Change

555 Union Blvd., Suite 7 Allentown, PA 18109

Phone: 610‐443‐1595 Fax: 610‐443‐1598 Hours: 8:30 AM‐4:30 PM, M-F

Website: www.thechc.org 

Our mission is to give people (especially youth), the knowledge and tools they need to make better‐ informed and more positive life choices. CHC programs are offered in schools, communities and workplaces. Our clients include students, counselors, parents, social service employees, teachers, administrators, community groups, and individuals interested in personal growth. Drug and alcohol prevention programs remain a core service. Call for more information.

Employment Advancement and Retention Network (EARN) PA Career Link Lehigh Valley (Hablamos español)

Lehigh and Northampton County 555 Union Blvd. Allentown, PA Phone: 610‐437‐5627 Website: www.careerlinklehighvalley.org/youth/skillsu sa-council 

EARN provides a network of supportive services to assist eligible individuals gain access to appropriate employment and/or training. Program options include a full range of vocational, educational, and work activity options to include employability skills, career guidance, and directed job search. Skills and work readiness assessment, individualized career planning, job development, and retention services provide optimal job placement and retention support. Eligibility: Must be referred by the County Assistance Office.

Lehigh Carbon Community College

LCCC Main Campus 4525 Education Park Drive Schnecksville, PA 18078 

Phone: 610-799-2121

Website:  www.lccc.edu 

LCCC offers degree and certificate programs in more than 90 different areas, with support to help students succeed, including tutoring, advising and career counseling. The college is affordable with a variety of scholarships and financial aid. Child care is offered on campus for children ages 3 to 5 year, with financial assistance available. The college also offers ESL, Adult Basic Education and GED classes and testing

Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley

520 East Fourth Street Bethlehem, PA 18015 

Phone: 610‐868‐7800 Fax: 610‐868‐4096 

Email: hclvinfo@hclv.org Website: www.hclv.org 

Classes in Computer and Resume Writing. Family Planning program also provided.

Job Corps Phone 

800-733-5627 or 570-788-1164

Website: www.jobcorps.gov

A GED and job skills training program for youth, between the ages 16‐24 that have left high school. Job Corps is a residential program (students live in dorms) where students typically stay 9 months to 2 years. It is federally funded and free of cost. Job Corps provides many recreational opportunities for students. Families can visit the sites and students can visit their homes while in Job Corps. While they earn their GED, students learn the following trades/skills: auto mechanics, carpentry, health occupations like EKG Tech, culinary arts (cooking), clerical and business technology, electrical, plumbing, brick laying, landscaping, others. There are several Job Corps sites in PA. The closest are near Hazleton (Keystone Center) and near Lopez, PA next to Ricketts Glen State Park (Red Rock Center).

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute 

4500 Education Park Drive Schnecksville, PA 18078

Phone: 610‐799‐2300 Adult Workforce Education 610-799-1372 Career Academy Program 610-799-1491 School-to-Career 610‐799‐1361 

Website: www.lcti.org

Adult Classes in: Construction, Heavy Equipment, Manufacturing, Mechanics, and Transportation.

The Literacy Center 

1132 W. Hamilton Street, Suite 300 Allentown, PA 18101‐1025

Phone: 610‐435‐0680, ext. 804 Fax: 610‐435‐5134

Email: info@theliteracycenter‐lv.org

Website: www.theliteracycenter-lv.org

GED, English as a Second Language, and Workforce Development Classes are offered in the daytime and evening to adult students. College Access Counseling, Career Counseling, Administrative Professional Training, Work From Home (WFH) Training, Support Services programming are also offered. 

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) (Hablamos español) 

45 N. Fourth Street (other side of SS building) Allentown, PA 18102

Phone: 610‐821‐6441 or 1‐800‐922‐9536 TTY/TDD: 610‐821‐6144 or 888-377-9207

Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, M-F Call for appointment.

OVR is a state and federal program that assists individuals with disabilities to obtain, maintain and prepare for employment. Services include job training, vocational assessment, vocational counseling, job placement, and on‐the‐job supports. Transition services for students with disabilities may start as early as age 14. Serves Lehigh, Northampton, Carbon and Monroe Counties.

Penn State Extension Lehigh County

(Hablamos español) 

Lehigh County Extension Office 4184 Dorney Park Road, Room 104 Allentown, PA 18104 Phone: 610‐391‐9840

Email: LehighExt@psu.edu 

Website: www.extension.psu.edu/lehigh

Penn State Extension provides sound, research‐ based educational programs and resources to the residents of Lehigh and Northampton counties. Program areas include: youth resiliency/family strengths, child development and professional development for early childhood educators, basic parenting skills, nutrition education for low‐income families (EFNEP) and 4‐H. Master Gardeners are trained volunteers who educate residents on topics related to home gardening. Programs and resources are available in various formats on topics such as food preservation, food safety, integrated pest management and starting a small farm.

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) (Hablamos español) 

1200 North Seventh Street Harrisburg, PA 17102 

Website:www.pheaa.org 

Call to get information and apply for loans and grants to go to college.

Walter’s Driving School 

15 E Main Street Macungie PA 18062

Phone: 610‐366‐0570

Email: waltersdrive@gmail.com 

Website: www.drivewithwalters.com

Walter’s Driving School is family owned and was founded in 1975 by Francis Walter. Offers driver education classes, drivers test preparation, brush‐up lessons, defensive driving, confidence building, city & expressway driving with patient understanding teachers 7 days a week.