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Workforce Services

Would you like to become more successful both personally and professionally?

From adult beginners to more advanced adults, Workforce Services offers a variety of educational opportunities to help you reach your goals.


  • Get your GED
  • Learn English
  • Improve basic skills in reading, writing and math
  • Improve skills to return to high school
  • Enter college or other training programs


  • Become a citizen
  • Vote or register to vote
  • Achieve citizenship skills
  • Increase involvement in community activities


  • Get help finding work
  • Learn to secure your job and then advance at work
  • Become more self-sufficient

Most classes are free, or you may qualify for scholarships or financial assistance.

Classes are offered at 6 community-based learning centers in Fort Worth and Arlington:

  • Butler Learning Opportunities Center
  • Eastside Learning Opportunities Center
  • Northside Learning Opportunities Center
  • Southeast YMCA Learning Opportunities Center
  • Arlington Learning Opportunities Center
  • Water from the Rock Enterprises, Inc.

Additional classes may be offered at other sites in partnership with United Way, employers, school districts, faith-based and community-based organizations.

  • General Education Development (GED) Test Prep
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Workplace literacy
  • Civic engagement
  • Life skills
  • Job advancement skills
  • College preparation
  • Adult Basic Education



Workforce Services

Updated January 07, 2016