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Esperanza Center

Listing Last Update: February 8, 2021

Primary Contact

Diana Siemer

(667) 600-2943

Educational services

  • To find a family literacy program
  • To learn English
  • To improve my technology skills
  • To become a U.S. citizen
  • To improve my workforce skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • TV
  • Instruction in Spanish

Program Overview

Esperanza Center is a one-stop-shop for immigrants. It is part of the Community Services arm of Catholic Charities of Baltimore. Other programs in the Esperanza Center are Health Services, Legal Services, Family Reunification, and Client (social) Services. Esperanza Center has been serving immigrants since 1963 (58 years).

Mission Statement

To welcome Immigrants by offering hope, compassionate services, and the power to improve their lives

Hours of operation: Morning, Afternoon, and Evening classes available

Cost info: Students pay on a sliding scale, starting at $25.00 per 5-week semesters, committing to attend one-on-one, small group, and/or formal classes of up to 15 students,. Professional teachers teach the formal classes and professionally trained Volunteer-Teachers teach students one-on-one or in small groups.

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