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Resources for Immigrant and Refugee Families and those working with them:


English Classes for Adults:
  • Plympton Multicultural Committee offers conversational English classes for adults Thursday evenings during the school year. Childcare is available. Contact Ms. Hagan-Alves for details.

  • The ESOL program at Prospect Hill is a collaboration with Bentley and Brandeis Universities, where students from both institutions serve as in-class support during each class.


    The ESOL program at Prospect Hill offers classes for beginners from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and intermediate learners from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., also on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Class sizes are capped at 20 students. The testing and placement process will be held at the Prospect Hill Community Center on:
  • Tuesday, February 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. and Thursday February 9 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Plympton Library has books in Spanish, Haitian Creole, French and Chinese (Mandarin)

Translation: The Waltham Public Schools will translate documents for school use. Send documents to translations in your microsoft outlook email

Waltham Family School provides services and support for parents of children aged 3 to 5 who want to improve their English and strengthen parenting and life skills

Parent Information Center (PIC): Provides support, including translation, for all parents with children entering Waltham Public Schools

Colorin Colorado has resources to share with parents in a variety of languages, as well as information for educators about working with ELL students and families

Inexpensive Computer Services: Check here to find out about a program that you may qualify for that provides low-cost computers and internet connections