Adult Education

En español

La Casa offers classes in Yakima through a partnership with United Way. Students who enter La Casa to pursue education are quickly interwoven with a community of like-minded, pro-active and self-empowered parent-leaders.  Class sizes average around 20 students and in 2014, 463 unique adults participated. Our classes are offered during quarters of the calendar year: Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter, and held at La Casa Hogar.

Class offerings include:

Pre-GED Classes

English as a Second Language

Health and Nutrition


For more information, call (509) 457-5058 or email Angelica,


Join us to prepare for the GED to open a new world of possibilities. The Pre-GED class focuses on developing literacy and math skills to prepare students for further GED classes. Classes are conducted in both English and Spanish to ensure students learn the material well, and to assist in the process of learning English.

Emphasis on Basic Math. All skill levels welcome.

Tuesday, Wednesday  5:30 – 8:30 pm,  La Casa Hogar

Cost: $30

English as a Second Language

We offer five level of ESL taught be Yakima Valley College teachers. Classes are three times a week and include individual and home evaluations.

Levels 1, 2 and 3: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, La Casa Hogar

This course teaches beginning English skills; speaking, listening, writing, and reading.

Students are actively involved in choosing content areas and receive individual attention to assure progress. This program boasts a 98% retention rate. Student-instructor collaboration makes lessons applicable and effective, and students are satisfied with their progress and learning.

Levels 4 and 5: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday – 9:00 to 11:00 am, La Casa Hogar

The higher levels of ESL instruction expand on skills developed in Levels 1 and 2. Students continue to collaborate with instructors to ensure that lessons are relevant and interesting. Levels 3, 4 and 5 get students ready to use advanced English skills in their daily lives, especially in the professional arena.

Collaborating partner: Yakima Valley College

Spanish English Intercambio class

Learn language naturally! Guided activities and conversation in small groups make learning fun.
All levels of Spanish and English welcome in this 10-week conversation group! Choose Tuesday mornings 9:00-11:00 over morning coffee or Wednesday evenings 6:00-8:00. For only $75 registration fee, you participate in 10 weeks of language learning. Many students share that after only one quarter they feel a significant difference in their ability to understand and speak Spanish and English.

Conversational Spanish – (Para los que quieren aprender español)

THIS CLASS IS NOT CURRENTLY OFFERED. If you are interested in this class or something similar, please contact Angelica at


Health and Nutrition

In partnership with La Casa Hogar offers nutrition and pre-diabetes courses during some quarters. The class is open to women wanting to learn more about nutrition and meal planning. Our pre-diabetes class is designed for women who are at risk for diabetes and want to learn about leading a healthy lifestyle.

Not class schedule for now