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Family Literacy


Osseo ABE partners with Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) at Willow Lane to offer family EL (English Language) classes.  Parents study English, participate in a parenting education class with other parents, and also attend parenting education with their child/children.


  • Not enrolled in K-12 ervices
  • 17 or older
  • Meet program assessment criteria
  • Must have a primary language other than English
  • Maintain 75% attendance


  • Must be up to date with immunizations;
  • Must have birth certificate; and
  • Must be 6 weeks old to age 5

Content Areas

  • Reading
  • Listening
  • Grammar
  • Conversation
  • Writing
  • Life Skills

Watch a video about our ELL Family Literacy program.


Parent Schedule:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am – 12:30 pm


9am -10am: Parent/ Child Class

10am-11:30am: Parenting Class

11:30am-12:30: EL Class


9am-10am: Pact Time

10am-12:30pm: EL Class


9am-12:30pm: EL Class


Northwest Family Service Center
Adult Basic Education Office 200S
7051 Brooklyn Boulevard, Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 55429

To register or for more information call: 763-566-5452