You will find details of these courses within the directory. Rail: A five to 10-minute walk from Rochester station.
Rochester Community Hub, Eastgate, Rochester ME1 1EW Phone: 01634 338400 Fax: 01634 338403 Open: Monday to Thursday 9am - 6pm Friday 9am - 4.30pm PLEASE NOTE: Access to the Rochester Community Hub via Corporation Street is currently closed to vehicles due to the renovations at Eastgate House. Buses: Arriva Buses 133, 136, 140, 141, 151, 156, 172, 173, 191, 193, 197, 198, 700 and 701 stop outside the Centre on Corporation St Parking: Blue Boar Lane and Almon Place (up to five hours).
Market car park, Corporation Street (long stay parking).
The Alternative and Continuing Education Program offers a range of Independent - Self Study courses designed for adult learners who want to complete their high school education.Courses focus on reading, writing, mathematics and social sciences. Individuals who successfully complete the program receive a high school diploma.Through Adult Language and Learning, adults in Chatham-Kent can reach their personal learning and settlement goals in a supportive environment. The client, with our support, sets individual goals, and is either referred to an appropriate agency or is placed into one of our programs.* Preparation for the Prior Learning Assessment (Pre-PLAR) and General Educational Development(GED) * Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) * English as a Second Language (ESL) * Citizenship classes as needed Settlement Program (formerly Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program) -- orientation programs, language and skills training to help facilitate employment, and programs to welcome newcomers to the community * may provide needs and eligibility assessments, pre- and post-arrival information and referral, job search and employment counselling, assistance to establish social and professional networks to promote community engagement, and assistance to access a range of settlement services * Newcomer Resource Centre * Other language classes as needed A computer lab with literacy and numeracy programs is available on site.Job Search Workshops (JSW) and On-site childcare available Ages: 18 year(s) and up May require literacy assessment, needs assessment, or immigration documentation to establish services at no cost VS fee All programs are available for a fee for those not eligible for funded services.
Service - for some ESL and LINC depending on eligibility ; None ; None for Literacy programs - ESL or LINC fee for service with some ESL and LINC depending on eligibility All programs are available for a fee for those not eligible for funded services.Select any of the centre links above to find out more information about that centre and courses available.The service also operates in other various community venues in partnership with other services.Rail: A five minute walk from the Gillingham station.Buses: Arriva buses numbered 101,114,136,176,182 stops close-by the Centre on Canterbury Street within a two minute walk of the centre in most cases.Parking: Public car parking is available near the Centre at Balmoral car park and Medway Park (both up to four hours).