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Refugee Center at
Montgomery College
240- 567-1404 or 240-567-1405

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women taking classesThe Montgomery County Refugee Training Program’s (MCRTP) mission is to provide refugees and asylees residing in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties culturally sensitive English language instruction and assessment in order to facilitate their successful integration and full participation in the community; to provide a supportive learning environment; and to promote the development of inter-cultural competence. MCRTP fulfills its mission through:

  • running a full-time, multi-level English Program.
  • running a Targeted Assistance Program
  • maintaining strategic partnerships with resettlement organizations and employment managers.
  • providing practical work experience for students through school-run businesses.
  • hiring culturally and professionally competent faculty and staff.
  • encouraging students to maintain cultural identity while simultaneously becoming integrated into American society.

The Montgomery County Refugee Training Center (RTC) provides the refugee and asylee community a free, quality education. There are two programs for refugees and asylees at the RTC: English for the American Workplace & the Targeted Assistance Program (TAP). Classes include: Intensive English Language, Certified Nursing Assistant, Computer and Receptionist Training, Hotel and Food Service Training, Customer Service Training, Pronunciation, and more.

School hours: Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Directions to the School. The Refugee Center is located at Montgomery College, Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, Cafritz Arts Center, 930 King Street, room 230, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (map). 
Phone 240-567 -1405 or (240)-567-1404 
Ride On Bus: 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 20, 22, 28, (VanGo)
Metro Bus: F4, F6, Z2, Z6, Z8, Z9, Z11, Z13

Refugee Center English for the American Workplace Targeted Assistance Program (TAP)
TAP Tuition TAP Registration Form CNA Placement Form

For more information about the English for the American Workplace Program, or the Targeted Assistance Program contact Dr. Brenda Williams at or Kimberly Brown at

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Mailing Address
Montgomery County
Refugee Training Center
At Montgomery College CF230
7600 Takoma Avenue,
Takoma Park, MD. 20912

Location of Refugee Center
Montgomery County
Refugee Training Center
At Montgomery College
Cafritz Arts Center, CF230
930 King Street,
Silver Spring, Md. 20910

Contact Us:
Phone Number : 240- 567 -1405

Targeted Assistance Program: Kimberly Brown

ESL for the American Workplace and
Tuition Reimbursement: Dr. Brenda Williams

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