10 Options For Free Citizenship Classes In Houston
In this guide I will provide you with 10 options to find free citizenship classes in Houston.
- 1 10 Options For Free Citizenship Classes In Houston
- 1.1 1. University of Houston Honors College
- 1.2 2. Adult Education Center of Texas
- 1.3 3. Houston and Harris County Public Libraries
- 1.4 4. Baker Ripley
- 1.5 5. Memorial Area Ministries
- 1.6 6. House of Amos
- 1.7 7. Christ The Good Shepherd Catholic Church
- 1.8 8. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Website
- 1.9 9. Free Civics and Citizenship Toolkit For Non-Profit Organizations
- 1.10 10. Free Online Civics Practice Test
- 1.11 Conclusion
10 Options For Free Citizenship Classes In Houston
Below you will find a map and a list of free citizenship classes in Houston.
1. University of Houston Honors College
The UH Honors College is another option for anyone seeking Citizenship Classes in Houston. In 2020 they will offer 2, free, 4 -week classes to help you prepare for a U.S. Citizenship exam. Even if you miss these classes you are encouraged to follow up with the Honors College regarding any future classes.
2. Adult Education Center of Texas
If you are near the Pearland area, Adult Education Center of Texas can help you to prepare for a citizenship class.
This location provides you with lessons on American history, civics and other topics relative to the U.S. citizenship class.
For more information you can contact 281.485.1000 or 281.485.3473, visit their website or their office at 2246 N. Washington Avenue, Pearland, TX 77581.
3. Houston and Harris County Public Libraries
From time to time both the Houston and Harris County Public Libraries offer free citizenship classes.
To contact Harris County Library about potential citizenship classes in Houston go here.
For citizenship classes at a Houston Public Library call 832.393.1313 or visit their website.
4. Baker Ripley
Another option for free Citizenship classes in Houston is through Baker Ripley. They offer a 40-hour course filled with lectures on listening, reading and writing english. Lessons to prepare you for the civics portion of the citizenship exam are also included. Classes are offered in english and spanish.
In addition to the Citizenship classes, Baker Ripley also offers consultations on the following:
- Residency Renewal
- Adjustment of VAWN, T-Visa, Asylum
- They can also screen you to see if you qualify for a fee waiver, so you pay nothing for the cost of a Green Card.
For more details about the Citizenship classes or anything else visit their website or call them at 713.273.3707.
5. Memorial Area Ministries
This West Houston non-profit offers a 4 month Citizenship class taught in English and Spanish.
Memorial Area Ministries helps with with your U.S. Citizenship exam in 2 ways:
- English/Civics class – If you need more practice with english this class will help you improve reading, writing, and provide you with a better understanding of civics test questions.
- Prepare You For the Interview – When you become ready to apply for citizenship, MAM will assist you with mock interviews and provide more assistance with potential civics test questions.
For more information you can call Memorial Area Ministries at 713.468.4516 ext 131, visit them online or at their location which is 1625 Blalock Rd, Houston, TX 77080.
6. House of Amos
For individuals living in the West Chase area needing help with citizenship exam preparations should contact House of Amos.
This non-profit offers classes to help with the citizenship process and potentially assist you with application fees.
7. Christ The Good Shepherd Catholic Church
Christ Good Shepherd Church, located in Spring can potentially help you prepare for a citizenship exam.
This church has created a Citizenship Ministry for the purpose of helping legal permanent residents with U.S. citizenship.
For more information call the Good Shepherd Citizenship Ministry at 281.731.8787 or 281.376.6831 or visit the church for mass one Sunday (services 7:30 am through 12:30 pm) at 18511 Klein Church Road, Spring, TX 77373.
8. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Website
The USCIS has a search function on their website that allows you to find the closest citizenship classes to you.
Simply visit the US Citizenship and Immigration Services website and enter your zip code or address to learn about classes in your neighborhood.
9. Free Civics and Citizenship Toolkit For Non-Profit Organizations
If you serve clients who are working toward citizenship, you may be eligible for a free Civics and Citizenship Toolkit.
This toolkit assists individuals to learn more about the United States and prepare for the naturalization process.
To learn more about requirements for receiving a free Civics and Citizenship Toolkit visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.
10. Free Online Civics Practice Test
If you cannot get to a Citizenship class, then consider a free citizenship practice test.
You can find this free practice test at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website. Each test is 20 questions long, although you can start new tests, with new questions.
Even if you are already enrolled in a Houston Citizenship class, this free online test is a good way to supplement the information you are learning in your class.
Again this is a free online test and there is no email registration to use. Just tap the link and start testing.
Whether you need help with written english, understanding the U.S. branches of government or any related civic topic, the agencies above can assist you with preparing for your citizenship exam.
Lastly if you cannot make it to a free citizenship class in Houston, consider using the free online practice test over at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website.
Nick Bryant is a Counselor with 11 years of experience working in community health. He enjoys concerts, walks with the doggo and wife, mocking Dallas Cowboy fans, and sharing community resources. Jump on the Houston Case Managers email list to receive weekly community resource guides delivered directly to your inbox.