Hampden County Sheriff's GED Preparation Program
Program: GED Preparation/ABE Classes
Organization: Hampden Sheriff's Dept. After Incarceration Support Systems at WWJohnson Life Center
Address: WW Johnson Life Center, 736 State St./GED classes offered at STCC, One Armory Square
Phone: 413-547-8000, x 2440, or x 2926
413-781-2050, x 8343
Contact Names: Susanne Campagna/Patricia Jachym/Kelly Graziano
Program Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am - 5pm
Class Times: Wed, 4-6 pm, Sat, 9 -12
ABE 1 & 2, GED, & ESOL classes at various times
Eligibility Requirements: Must be a former inmate or under supervision.
Cost to Participants: -0-
Class Cycle: 8 - 10 weeks
Open Entry/Exit? Yes X No __
Open Summers? Yes X No __
Number of Adults/Out of School Youth Served:
# ABE Students Served at one time: 10- 14
# ESOL Students Served at one time: 6 - 8
# GED Students Served at one time: 10 – 14
# Others served at one time: __________
Does your program have a waiting list ?
Yes __ No X
If yes, what is the current number of people waiting?
(Please include all that apply to your program)
# Waiting for ABE Classes: 8
# Waiting for ESOL Classes: 2
# Waiting for GED Prep Classes: 5
# Waiting for other classes: __________
Types of Programs and Services Offered :
ABE Homeless ___
ABE 1&2 X
Adult Diploma Program ___
Basic Literacy ___
Basic Mathematics ___
Computer Literacy ___
English as a Second Language X
Family Literacy ___
GED Preparation X
Job Search/Readiness ___
Life Skills/Literacy ___
Parenting Skills ___
MCAS Prep for Out of School Youth ___
Native Language Literacy ___ Languages: ____________
Transition to College X
Workplace Education/Partnerships ___
Child Care ___
GED Test Center: ____
Large Print ___
Audio Version ___
Does your program accept volunteers?
Yes ___ No X
Offer Training for Volunteers?
Yes ___ No X
Anything else you would like people to know about your program?
Susanne Campagna (547-8000, x 2440) and Pat Jachym (547-8000, x 2926) and Kelly Graziano (781-2050 x 8343) provide education placement services in the community for former inmates.
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