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Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?
Our cross street is Redwood Road. We are located two streets north of the Castro Valley High School. After passing the High School, make a right on Alma and pass the School District. We are on the left-hand side. Look for the Adult school sign. Our address is: 4430 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546. For Saturday and evening classes, please enter the parking lot on Seven Hills Drive.

Where can I park?
All parking is FREE! We have a large parking lot located adjacent to Seven Hills Road, and a small lot adjacent to Alma Avenue, right in front of the main office.

How do I enroll in Classes?
Phone: (510) 886-1000
Fax: (510) 537-8537
Walk in: 4430 Alma Avenue, Castro Valley, CA 94546
We accept: Cash, Check, Money Order, Visa or MasterCard and Discover. Sorry we do not accept checks for livescan.

Do I need to buy a textbook for my class?
Some of our classes do require textbooks. Go to our Textbooks page for detailed information. All textbooks are purchased online. The office does sell CPR/First Aid textbooks and ESL Dictionaries.

Do you offer payment plans or financial aid?
Unfortunately, we do not offer a payment plan service. Please visit Employment Development Department EDD and/or for information about financial support for our career training programs.