COVID 19 RELATED UPDATE: Our Hope House English Language Program (HHELP) classes are Beginner (levels 1-2) and Intermediate (levels 3-5) ESOL students. The program happens remotely on Monday and Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11 am (for Beginners and Advanced Beginners) and Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10:30-12 pm (for Intermediates).  Classes are conducted via WhatsApp or Zoom. Click here to register.

Questions?: Contact or 207-460-3730. French and Portuguese speakers, contact or 207-409-7952.


The Hope House English Language Program (HHELP) offers the opportunity for beginner and intermediate adult English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students to develop and practice their reading, writing, listening, and spoken English Language skills in small, supportive classes.

Classes Registration: Ongoing

Beginner and advanced beginner classes are held Monday and Wednesdays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am.

Intermediate and advanced intermediate classes are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 to 12:00 am.

Class Location
Hope House
14 Sherman Street

Class Location:
Hope House
14 Sherman Street, Portland, ME

We invite prospective students to come to Hope House on designated dates before the start of each semester. At other times, please come to Hope House between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm to fill out an application. New students will be assessed for appropriate class placement.

Mailing Address:
c/o Hope Acts
P.O. Box 7615
Portland, ME 04112