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Intergenerational Literacy Program

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    Welcome to the Intergenerational Literacy Program (ILP)!  Since 1989, Intergenerational Literacy Program (ILP) has been a part of the Chelsea community to offer English as a Second Language and Literacy instruction to adults, youth and children, to provide a pathway to completing High School to youth and adults and to offer wraparound services for participating ILP families. 

    What We Offer

    • Classes for Literacy, ESOL, High School Equivalency, Citizenship and Computer Literacy 
    • Wraparound services for participating ILP families
    • Learner Leadership Council 

    Class Times and Location

    Classes are held at the John Silber Early Learning Center, 99 Hawthorn Street, Chelsea MA

    • Morning classes:  (Mon – Thu) 8:30am to 10:30am
    • Afternoon classes:  (Mon, Tue, Thu) 3:00pm to 5:15pm
    • Evening classes:  (Mon, Tue, Thu) 6:00pm to 8:15pm

    How to Enroll

    Family literacy classes are open to parents or other adult family members caring for at least one preschool or school-aged child.  Other classes are open to anyone over 16 years old who is not enrolled in school.

    Contact our main office for more information. 


  • Barbara Krol-Sinclair, Ed.D., Director

    Intergenerational Literacy Program
    99 Hawthorn Street
    Chelsea, MA 02150

    Phone: 617-466-5154