Refugee Assistance Program (RAP)
Register now for summer classes!
classes help students improve their English language ability, develop skills
necessary to find employment, and function in their everyday English language
RAP classes provide a supportive classroom environment with instructors who are
able to respond to individual students’ language needs. Flexible day and
evening schedules allow students to arrange their study time around their work
life. RAP serves adult refugees and asylees who have lived in the U.S. for five
years or less. RAP has culturally and professionally diverse staff and
instructors that are motivated and committed to the success of the program’s
The Maryland Office for
Refugees and Asylees (MORA) provides grant funding for the program. All RAP
classes are FREE for students.
Locations (Baltimore City)
Class Location (Catonsville)
- Must bring proof of refugee or political asylum status
- Must be at least 16 years of age or older
- Must live in U.S. for five years or less
- Call 410-986-5430 to schedule a testing and registration appointment
partnership with employers, RAP also offers on-site ESL classes at the
workplace to meet the specific language needs of refugees via a
workplace–specific curriculum. For a workplace ESL partnership, call
410-986-5464 for more information.
710 E. Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21202