ESL/Citizenship Classes

ESL and Citizenship classes offered by the SF Pathways to Citizenship organizations

Self-Help for the Elderlypicture2 601 Jackson Street

San Francisco, CA 94133




Languages: English & Chinese (廣東話,國語)

Free Citizenship Classes (Monday – Friday) 


  •  Mon & Wed 9am-11am (Mandarin)
  •  Mon & Tues 2pm-4pm (Cantonese)
  •  Mon 11:30am-1:30pm; Wed & Fri 1pm-3pm (Cantonese)


  •  Tue & Thurs 9am-11am (Mandarin)

Civics Course:  

  •  Thurs 1:30pm-3:30pm

One-on-one interview prep:

  •  Fri 9am-11am


Jewish Family & Children’s Services picture5


2150 Post Street

San Francisco, CA 94115





Languages: English, Russian

Free Drop-in Classes:


  •  Mon & Wed 12:15pm-2:00pm
  •  Mon & Wed 3:15pm-5:00pm


  • Mon & Wed 5:00pm-6:45 pm


Classes are led by a bilingual (Russian and English) instructor. Preregistration is not required. Please call in advance for information about times and locations or email


Mock Interview Drop-in class:

  • Tues 6-7pm


Registration forms are available at the JFCS Emigre Department at 2534 Judah St.


International Institute of the Bay Area



1111 Market Street, 4th Floor

4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94103

415.538.8100  x206



Languages: español, English, 普通话, 廣東話

Free Citizenship Classes:

  •  Every Tuesday 4:00-6:30pm
La Raza Community Resource Centerpicture3


474 Valencia Street

San Francisco, CA 94103





Languages: español, English


Free citizenship classes:

  • Wednesday 6:00- 7:30 pm
  •  Saturday 10:00-11:30 am


ESL classes (no fee, suggested donation for materials only)

  • Mon & Thurs 6:00-7:30 pm