Locate Washington state government information and services with links to all state agencies with communities information. (Site is available in Spanish, Russian, and more. Use the menu in the upper right to translate.)
Learn to speak, read, and write English from the instructors at the main Clark College campus.
How to request a 2-year deferred action if you arrived in the US as a child and are not a citizen.
Join other English language learners and volunteers to practice speaking English in a warm, friendly environment. Groups meet to practice at several locations throughout the district, and some locations provide activities for children.
Use this free, local job search and referral program to help you find a job outside Goodwill that fits your needs and abilities. You can also find English and citizenship classes in the Portland/Southwest Washington area.
Learn some new skills or prepare for exams of all kinds in one of the many learning centers:
- Adult Learning Center - Improve your basic skills in math, reading, writing, speaking, and grammar, or prepare to become a U.S. citizen.
- Career Center - Learn about careers, prepare for entrance and occupational exams, like the civil service or ASVAB, or even the TOEIC if you're an English language learner.
- Popular Software Tutorials - Expand your skills and claim some self-study time with common computer software from Adobe and Microsoft.
- School Center - Find extra lessons and practice exams for elementary, middle and high school students on topics ranging from reading comprehension to trigonometry.
- High School Equivalency Center - Build your basic skills and prepare for the GED test.
- College Prep Center - Study up before you take standardized tests for college such as PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, SAT and ACT.
- College Center - Strengthen your academic skills in science, grammar and writing, reading, or math; and prepare for placement tests and graduate entrance exams.
Use tools and instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate, and rights & disputes.
Get expert assistance and legal guidance on topics including refugee status, family unity, citizenship, domestic violence, deportation, and more from a legal-rights organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants. (Also available in Spanish and other languages.)
Use your library card to borrow eBooks in Spanish, Russian and Chinese. Read in your browser on PC, Mac®, tablets or mobile devices.
- Borrow up to seven (7) titles at a time for 21 days, with one renewal allowed per title.
- Odilo is available only to FVRL cardholders who are also district residents or paying non-residents.
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Access legal education materials and tools that give you basic information on a number of legal problems, and in some cases, detailed instructions and forms to help you represent yourself in court. Look at the Youth Law & Education section for guidance on emancipation of minors or sealing the records of juvenile offenders. (Also available in Spanish and other languages.)
Choose a language, watch the training video, take the test, pay your fee, and print out a food handler's card, so you can work in the food or restaurant industry in Washington. (Available in multiple languages.)
A comprehensive government site links to essential information, services and resources that are important to new immigrants.
Explore careers, research occupations, the labor market, and more under the Career Tools menu. Find local offices, training, job listings, etc. under the Resources tab. Take advantage of the information and services for both job seekers and employers. (Available in multiple languages.)