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United Neighborhood Centers

Listing Last Update: March 20, 2019


629-631 Cedar Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505

Primary Contact

Terilynn Brechtel

(570) 346-6203 Ext:103

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To learn English
  • To become a U.S. citizen

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program

Program Overview

The facility offers free ESL classes, one-on-one tutoring, and a computer lab for independent self-study. We teach Family Literacy classes specially designed for ESL adults with children in third grade or younger, a Citizenship class for those preparing to pass the U.S. citizenship test, a Language Partnership class for those looking to learn either English or Spanish, and a leadership program for recent immigrants looking to strengthen their leadership potential and become more involved in their community. We depend crucially on volunteers to provide English tutoring and teach classes.

Mission Statement

MISSION: To work together with neighbors to provide services and create opportunities that empower individuals and build strong, interdependent communities.
VISION: To address emerging social needs and be an innovative leader in building strong interdependent communities based upon our traditional commitment of partnering with individuals, families and neighborhoods.

Hours of operation: M-Th 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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