A Ministry Of The Sisters Of St. Joseph

40 Clifford Street | Hartford, Ct 06114 | Office: 860-247-3030 | Fax: 860-548-9635 | Email Jubilee House


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  • ESOL
    Literacy for adults beginning English, advanced conversation and essential writing. 
  • Refugee Assistance Services
    Post resettlement assistance navigating through everyday needs and opportunity.  

Program Goal: JH’s goal is to serve the marginalized in society and by doing so to challenge the cycle of poverty, improve the quality of life in neighborhoods and empower adult learners by providing individual tutoring in basic literacy skills, job readiness and advancement and the development of self-confidence and self-esteem for adult learners in a peaceful, welcoming, communal atmosphere.

Welcome to Jubilee House! Serving Immigrants and Refugee!

Our Mission: JH is an educational project, established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery (CSJ), which seeks to provide a holistic literacy program for underserved adult learners in the greater Hartford area with a particular focus on the literacy and basic human needs of the refugee and immigrant person, “one dear neighbor at a time” in order for them to attain employment, acquire self-sufficiency within societal networks, sustainable independence and active
citizenship.

Founded in 1997, Jubilee House is a non-profit, non-sectarian community adult education center and gathering place.

Our Vision: JH envisions a world in which every neighbor is able to read and write and use technology to experience harmony and well being and to know a productive life.

We have two principal program areas:  ESOL instruction (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and the Refugee Assistance Services providing support to refugees resettled in Hartford.

Join our sister ministry, House of Bread, for the “Toast of the Town” cocktail reception to celebrate 35 years of service, Sept. 4, 2014