Citizenship

Free Citizenship classes for adults who are eligible to become United States citizens. Our comprehensive citizenship programs are designed to help the citizenship applicant through the entire application process. The course includes instruction in US civics, history, and government. In addition, the instructor helps the students complete and submit their citizenship applications as well as preparing them to pass the official citizenship review.

All registered citizenship students will be prepared for Naturalization. Preparation for the interview is included in the citizenship class. This takes place throughout the course and especially after the applicant has submitted the citizenship application and is waiting for the citizenship interview. Practice is provided in written dictation and in answering questions for the oral interview. You might also have the opportunity to drive to the interview with your teacher and or classmates who are scheduled on the same day.

U.S. Department of Homeland Security U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - www.uscis.gov


Map of Citzenship Classes in Contra Costa County

Click on a school icon below to find a Citizenship class in Contra Costa County.


Citizenship Classes in Contra Costa County

 

Classes in Antioch

Antioch Adult Education
820 West 2nd Street
Antioch, CA 94509
925-779-7490
antiochschools.net/domain/2222

CLASSES
This course is for students who want to learn the English vocabulary and civics information necessary to prepare for the American citizenship oral and written examinations. Students need to speak, read and write English at the high beginning level or above to participate in Citizenship classes. Students must complete registration and take an English skills assessment prior to enrollment in the class. Please call (925) 779-7490 for information.


Classes in Brentwood

Liberty Adult Education
929 2nd Street
Brentwood, CA 94513
925-280-3980
libertyadulted.org

CLASSES
Prepare for completing the Citizenship application; the Citizenship History and Government test, and the final US Citizenship and Immigration Services interview.

REGISTRATION

  • All registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Participants must pre-register for all programs.
  • New students must register in person at the Adult Education Office to complete a registration form.
  • New students will be required to attend an orientation meeting and take a placement test.

Classes in Concord

Mt. Diablo Adult Education
1266 San Carlos Avenue
Concord, CA 94518
925-685-7340
mdae-mdusd-ca.schoolloop.com


CLASSES
Prepare for completing the Citizenship application; the Citizenship History and Government test, and the final US Citizenship and Immigration Services interview.

HOW TO GET STARTED
In order to attend class, students must first take a placement examination and be assigned to a class. Placement examinations are held in the ESL Registration and Placement Office. The ESL Registration and Placement office is open Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Call (925) 685-7340, extension 6754 for more information.


Classes in Martinez

Martinez Adult Education
600 F Street
Martinez, CA 94553
925-335-5890
mae-martinez-ca.schoolloop.com/ESL

CLASSES
Prepare for completing the Citizenship application; the Citizenship History and Government test, and the final US Citizenship and Immigration Services interview.

HOW TO GET STARTED
Register in the ESL Office and start studying English TODAY! For more information, call (925) 335-5890 for assistance in Spanish or email:  awallace@martinez.k12.ca.us

Some good reasons to come join our “ESL Family”: 

  • Study in small size classes
  • Make friends with students from more than 20 different countries 
  • Participate in field trips, potluck dinners, and our International Faire

Classes in Pittsburg

Pittsburg Adult Education Center
1151 Stoneman Avenue
Pittsburg, CA 94565
925-473-2400
pittsburg.k12.ca.us/paec

CLASSES
Prepare for completing the Citizenship application; the Citizenship History and Government test, and the final US Citizenship and Immigration Services interview.

WHERE
ESL Testing and Registration Center, Room 1

WHEN
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DETAILS
Please allow two hours for placement testing, which is part of registration. No testing can begin after 10:00 am or 7:00 pm. Space is limited.

Como parte de la inscrición tendra que tomar una evaluación para reistrarlo en el nivel adequado. La evaluación durara dos horas. No se permite empezar la evaluación despues de las 10:00 am o 7:00 pm. El espacio es limitado.


Classes in Richmond

West Contra Costa Adult Education
5625 Sutter Street
Richmond, CA 94804
510-231-145
wccae.info

 

 

CLASSES
Prepare for completing the Citizenship application; the Citizenship History and Government test, and the final US Citizenship and Immigration Services interview.

HOW TO GET STARTED
Registration is always open. Call us anytime during the year. An assessment test is mandatory to register for classes at Serra and Richmond High School. Please call the ESL office at 510-231-1453 for testing dates. Sorry we cannot accept ESL registrations by mail or online.

La matrícula está abierta siempre. Llámenos en cualquier época del año. Si desea asistir a clases en la escuela Serra o en la Richmond High School necesita tomar un examen para determinar el nivel apropiado. Para más información llame al 510-231-1453. No se aceptan inscripciones por correo.


Classes in walnut Creek

Acalanes Adult Education
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
925-280-3980
acalanes.k12.ca.us/adulated


CLASSES
DHS Citizenship Test required by Department of Homeland Security.

HOW TO GET STARTED
Register online or at the Main Office in the 100 Building. ESL Citizenship - No Fee
 
This class is designed to assist students with both their understanding of English and the knowledge required to pass the DHS citizenship test. The class covers U.S. History and the federal, state, and local government. Sample tests will be available for students to practice. Register for our ESL Orientation/Testing session to register for this class.