SAVES Refugee Program | Miami Coral Park Adult Education & Community Center

SAVES Refugee Program

Skills for Academics, Vocational and English Studies

SAVES Program is a free of charge educational program designed to meet the instructional needs of eligible adult (16+) refugees/asylees from all over the world. Eligible refugee/asylee students receive scholarships to study career/technical education courses such as:

  • ESOL
  • GED (English and Spanish)
  • Citizenship
  • ABE
  • SMA GED for 16-18 years of age
  • Early Childhood Education (CDA)
  • Accounting
  • Building Construction Tech
  • Electricity
  • Carpentry
  • Hemodialysis

SAVES Program clients receive free  (within 5 years)

  • Adult Basic Education (ABE) Classes 
  • Career / Technical Education (CTE) Classes
  • Citizenship Classes
  • English for Speakers of Others Languages (ESOL) Classes
  • GED® Preparation Classes
  • Books/Instructional Materials

Eligibility for SAVES

  • Refugee and Asylee – All nationalities.
  • Parolee and Entrant – Restricted to Cubans and Haitians.
  • Victims of Human Trafficking – Only with a certified letter from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (ORR Certification Letter-Trafficking Victim)


For further information contact:

SAVES Coordinator: Andres Trujillo

Location: Room 154C

Office: (305) 226-6565 ext. 2266


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