The HCC Adult Learning Center (HCC ALC) is a free, intensive, evening GED Preparation program that offers basic literacy, adult basic education, pre-GED preparation, and GED preparation classes along with a host of companion services including technology training, career development, field trips to local colleges for classes and demonstrations and academic counseling. Located at the Picknelly Adult and Family Education Center in downtown Holyoke, programming is offered September through June.
HCC ALC is part of the Juntos Collaborative, which incorporates six literacy programs throughout Holyoke that share the goal of helping adults in Holyoke get a free, high-quality education. The Holyoke Tutor/Mentor Program recruits, trains, and supports a pool of tutors who work with adult learners in HCC ALC and other Juntos programs.
Free Services Offered
Programming is offered September through June. We are located at the Picknelly Adult and Family Education Center on the upper floors of the new Holyoke Transportation Center in downtown Holyoke.
206 Maple Street
Holyoke, MA 01040
Transportation to Picknelly Center is available via HCC's free shuttle service, La Guagua Pa'l College. All Holyoke buses go to the Transportation Center located below the PAFEC. There is also garage parking and metered street parking nearby. A fee is charged until 5 p.m.
Aliza Ansell, Program Coordinator
Phone: (413) 552-2912