Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Organization: Puerto Rican Cultural Center
Address: 38 School Street
Springfield, MA 01105
Phone: (413) 737-7450
Fax: (413) 737-1305
Contact Name: Ivette Cruz
Program Office Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Class Times: 6:00 - 9:00 pm Tues & Thurs (ESOL)
8 :30 - 12:30 & 1:00 - 5:00 Mon - Thurs(GED)
GED in Spanish - Mon & Wed 4 - 6pm
Eligibility Requirements: Pre-Test
Cost to Participants: - 0 -
Class Cycle: ____
Open Entry/Exit? Yes x No ____
Open Summers? Yes x No ____
Number of Adults/Out of School Youth Served:
# ABE Students Served at one time: ___
# ESOL Students Served at one time: 36
# GED Students Served at one time: 36
# Others served at one time: __________
Does your program have a waiting list ?
Yes __ X __ No ____
If yes, what is the current number of people waiting?
(Please include all that apply to your program)
# Waiting for ABE Classes: ____
# Waiting for ESOL Classes: 100+
# Waiting for GED Prep Classes: 20+
# Waiting for other classes: __________
Types of Programs and Services Offered :
ABE Homeless ___
Adult Diploma Program ___
Basic Literacy ___
Basic Mathematics ___
Computer Literacy ___
English as a Second Language X
Family Literacy ___
GED Preparation – English/Spanish X
Job Search/Readiness __
Life Skills/Literacy ___
Parenting Skills ___
MCAS Prep for Out of School Youth ___
Native Language Literacy ___ Languages: _____
Child Care X
GED Test Center: ____
Large Print ___
Audio Version ___
Does your program accept volunteers?
Yes x No ___
Offer Training for Volunteers?
Yes x No __
Anything else you would like people to know about your program?
In addition to ABE classes, we sponsor Latino Community cultural events: Puerto Rican Cultural Festival, Three Kings Day Celebration, & the Jolgorio Navideno, Raising of the Flag, Puerto Rican month, Puerto Rican parade & Senorita Puertoriquena pageant & El Grito de Lares.
Classes are small and presented in a culturally familiar, supportive environment.
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