Education and Employment Training

Understanding that education is central to securing better employment and a greater ability to grow, Catholic Charities offers several specialized education programs that teach new languages and new careers.

Favicon_newlogo  English as a Second Language

Several programs throughout the region focus on helping recent immigrants and refugees new to the region learn to speak functional English. For information specific to each program, please click the links:

Favicon_newlogo Parent Education

Offered at the McCarrick Family Center, Parent Education classes teach life skills and provide meaningful ways to improve and deepen your relationship with your children.

Favicon_newlogo Financial Education

Offered at the McCarrick Family Center, Financial Education classes help participants manage their money with tips and strategies on budgeting, savings, and banking.

Favicon_newlogo Employment Search and Job Readiness Services

Get help in your job search by tapping into the right resources. 

  • Staff at the McCarrick Family Center assist clients complete on-line job applications, search for jobs and compose resumes.
  • Staff at the Refugee Center assist clients in doing on-line job applications and job research.
  • Our Employment Referrals and Job Readiness Training Programs in DC and MD help compile weekly employment opportunities for job seekers, particularly Latino immigrants, and offer regular workshops to prepare job seekers for success in their career.

Favicon_newlogo  Professional Counseling Education Program

Catholic Charities operates a six-month program to prepare qualified adults as a Professional Addictions Counselors. NAADAC and DCAPC Approved!

Favicon_newlogo  Green Construction Program

Our Green Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Program prepares clients for an exciting, rewarding career in green building by covering topics such as sustainable building and solar panel installation.

Favicon_newlogo  Building Maintenance Program

Free class for District of Columbia residents to learn the basics of building maintenance skills: carpentry, painting, plumping, electricity, and HVAC. Classes are taught in Spanish. Get more information here!

Favicon_newlogo Supported Employment for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Our employment specialists work one-on-one with adults with a developmental disability to help identify their strengths and interests, develop the needed skills, place them in a positive work environment, and provide ongoing support to ensure success. Learn more here. 

Favicon_newlogo Supported Employment for Adults with Mental Illness or Behavioral Disorders

 Supported employment for adults is available through our behavioral health primary services. Learn more here. 

Catholic Charities

924 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 772-4300
Communications@cc-dc.org

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