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WorkOne - Hammond

Government
Adult Education

Northwest Indiana provides over 15 adult education and learning sites. Free classes include Adult Basic Education which helps you brush up on basic math, reading, and writing, High School Equivalency (HSE and formerly known as the GED) exam preparation, and English Language Learner Classes (ELL). Class schedules vary by location.

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Education - Adult

WorkOne - Portage

Government
Adult Education

Northwest Indiana provides over 15 adult education and learning sites. Free classes include Adult Basic Education which helps you brush up on basic math, reading, and writing, High School Equivalency (HSE and formerly known as the GED) exam preparation, and English Language Learner Classes (ELL). Class schedules vary by location.

Monday - Friday
Education - Adult

WorkOne - Gary

Government
Adult Education

Northwest Indiana provides over 15 adult education and learning sites. Free classes include Adult Basic Education which helps you brush up on basic math, reading, and writing, High School Equivalency (HSE and formerly known as the GED) exam preparation, and English Language Learner Classes (ELL). Class schedules vary by location.

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Education - Adult

Chesterton Adult Learning Center

Adult Education

Working individually with students, the Chesterton Adult Learning Center teaches a range of basic skills, from reading, writing, and mathematics, to high school equivalency preparation, college entrance preparation, and English Language Learning, in addition to vocational testing and online training programs.

Please call (219) 921-0567 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult

Valparaiso Adult Learning Center

Adult Education

Learning Centers offer a range of free classes from basic education, high school equivalency preparation, college entrance preparation, English Language Learning in addition to basic job entry certifications and online training for careers such as CNA, MedCerts, ParaPro and more. Hours and availability vary. Please contact locations below for more information

Please call (219) 335-2041 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult

NEO Adult Education

Adult ESL Classes

English as a Second Language courses are available during day or evening Monday-Thursday. Classes are free other than a $20 annual registration fee. Students of all levels and native languages are welcome! Students must have proof of Indiana residency. We enroll students twice a month - check our website or Facebook page for dates. www.neoadulted.org/calendar

Monday-Thursday
Friday
Education - Adult

NEO Adult Education

Career Certifications with HS Diploma

Through a partnership with Ivy Tech Valparaiso, adults 22 years and older with fewer than 12 remaining high school credits may now enroll as an Ivy Tech student for select career certification programs. They will finish high school credits at the same time through NEO. Visit www.neoadulted.org/diplomaplus for more info.

Monday-Thursday
Friday
Education - Adult

Indiana TECH

Certificate (short-term) Programs

Indiana Tech is now an approved education provider for Indiana’s Workforce Ready Grant, which is part of the state’s Next Level Jobs program. The initiative provides state residents with free training in high-paying, in-demand industries like manufacturing, construction, health sciences, business, information technology and more. Qualifying students can have the entire cost of an undergraduate certificate from Indiana Tech covered by the grant. Contact Kristin Mattingly by phone, 219-836-1910 x 4815 or by email KLMattingly@indianatech.edu

Please call (219)836-1910 X 4815 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult

NEO Adult Education

GED/HSE Preparation Classes and Testing

Classes are daytime (9am to 1pm) or evening (5:30pm to 8:30pm) Monday-Thursday. Classes are free to attend and students pay only a yearly $20 registration fee. Any NWI resident can attend, but must have proof of Indiana residency. HSE testers must have a valid Indiana ID and be over 18. We offer enrollment twice a month. Check our website or Facebook for dates. www.neoadulted.org/calendar

Monday-Thursday
Friday
Education - Adult

The Excel Center

High School Core 40

Excel offers FREE face-to-face instruction with certified teachers. Every student graduates with a Core 40 Diploma and work-ready certification. Special education services provided. Eligibility requirements *Must be 18 or older *Criminal backgrounds, except sex offenders, accepted

Monday-Thursday
Friday
Education - Adult

Hammond Development Corporation

Nonprofit
NXLevel Start Your Own Business Class

The NxLevel Entrepreneurship Program was designed to provide training to small business owners and aspiring small businesses owners in the areas many business owners need help in the most: basic business skills, writing business plans, marketing, bookkeeping, financial projections, and negotiating with lenders. Our goal in teaching these courses is to encourage business expansion. And we do just that by helping many start-ups, well, get their start! Classes are offered every February and September. For more information, click to button below or contact Jackie DeRosa, Program Director / Business Builders Loan Administrator at jackie@hdcnwi.org or 219-803-6304.

Please call (219) 803-6300 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult

Our Greater Good

Nonprofit
Please call (219) 628-2922 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult

READ La Porte County

Nonprofit
Reading Education

Free tutoring sessions for children and adult learners at the La Porte County Public Library and other community locations

Please call (219) 379-7709 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult

Unity Foundation

Nonprofit
Scholarships

Unity Foundation of La Porte County is awarding over $330,000 in scholarships to 200 students from 50 different scholarship funds for the 2022-2023 academic year. Since 1992, Unity has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships to help area students advance their education. The recipients are attending 52 different colleges and universities across the United States and Canada.

Please call (219) 879-0327 for hours of operation.
Education - Adult