Gilchrist Center Classes

Please note that all of our current classes are being provided ONLINE only.  See below for more info.  Please check back frequently for program updates.  If you have questions or would like to be notified when new class registrations open up, call: (240) 777-4940.   

SPRING 2022 Online Classes 

Online English Conversation Classes - (Drop-In, No registration required)
  • Click here for a list of additional English conversation classes offered by other providers

Computer Classes: Classes for the spring are full. We are no longer taking applications for the spring
  • Click here for a list of additional Computer Literacy Resources. 

Computer Essentials Class offered by Senior Planet, online or in person at the Gilchrist Center in Wheaton and East County.

Citizenship Preparation Classes: Classes for the spring are full. To receive informations about classes for next semester, please sign up for updates.
  • Click here for a list of additional Citizenship Preparation classes offered by other providers.

English Classes: Due to high demand, our classes are now full. We are no longer taking applications.
To receive information about classes for next semester, please sign up for updates.
  • Click here for a list of additional ESOL classes offered by other providers.

FREE Online Workforce Development & Financial Literacy - (Registration is closed)


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Gilchrist Center Services 

Information and Referral Services:  
Each of our sites has extensive information about local government and non-profit resources that focus on the needs of the County's new immigrants and newcomers. Programs include English as a Second Language classes, citizenship and civics classes, basic legal assistance and informational seminars on a variety of topics.  Stop by or call one of our sites to speak to an Information and Referral Specialist.  Click on the Resources Tab at the top of this page to see our many online resources.  

Volunteer Program
:  All of the Gilchrist Center's programs and classes are taught by our extraordinary volunteers.  Our volunteer program serves the local immigrant populations, helps to forge new relationships, and build mutual respect, cultural competence and awareness. Professionals, retirees, students and all community members are welcome.  Visit our  Volunteers page for more information.

Please call (240) 777-4940 for more information on programs and activities.

Updated 11/19/2021