List of Programs
Literacy for adults beginning English, advanced conversation and essential writing.
- Esperanza Academic Program
Adult learning opportunities for those with a GED or high school diploma who are seeking college readiness and / or developing workplace language and reading proficiency.
- 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 the Jubilee House!
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 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
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 three principal program areas: ESOL instruction (English for Speakers of Other Languages); the Esperanza Academic Program, which provides writing, math, computer literacy and world of work instruction to adults who have a high school diploma or GED and who desire higher education and/or to build life/work skills and the Refugee Assistance Services providing support to refugees resettled in Hartford.