§ Connecticut Women’s Education and Legal Fund (CWEALF)

Hartford, CT   General Information (860) 247-6090

Since 1973 CWEALF has worked to advance women's rights and opportunities in Connecticut with:

·       Legal Education

·       Public Policy and Advocacy

·       Research and Evaluation

§ Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Grants, Scholarships, Student Loans May Be Available if You Qualify.

 --See also veterans’ programs as well as local Rotary Clubs, Chambers of Commerce, Exchange Club. Scholarship opportunities at Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation website:

§ Road Scholar

(617) 426-7788 

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975

§ Literacy Volunteers

7 Whittlesey Avenue, PO Box 366, New Milford, CT  (860) 355-0830

Literacy Volunteers on the Green is a non-profit organization providing free English as a Second Language and literacy instruction to adults in Northern Fairfield and Litchfield counties in CT.


§ Northwest Literacy

Based in the Winsted YMCA. Provides language instruction to adults and children.

Winsted, CT  (860) 379-0708  (Winsted YMCA) ext. 102

§ Northwestern Connecticut Community College

Offers degree and certification programs as well as continuing education.

(860) 738-6300

§ Taconic Learning Center

An adult education program dedicated to encouraging life long learning.  Each year TLC has attracted a growing number of members of all ages and educational backgrounds who wish to continue to learn in the stimulating company of congenial adults.

§ UCONN (University of Connecticut)

University of Connecticut  (UCONN)

Torrington (860) 626-6800

Storrs (860) 486-2000

§ Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS)

(860) 824-5123



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