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UIC Center for Literacy FAmily STart Learning and Support Program

Listing Last Update: November 7, 2018


1040 West Harrison
Rm 1223
Chicago, IL 60607

Primary Contact

Ruby Camacho

(312) 413-8085

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer
  • Family literacy program
  • Instruction in Spanish

Program Overview

The UIC Center for Literacy is committed to supporting DFSS Head Start sites in implementing the Parent, Family, Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework across Chicago. The center's FAmily STart (FAST) Learning and Support Program offers a dual-generation approach to addressing family well-being, strong relationships between parents and children, and ongoing learning and development for both parents and children. The program's model projects have proven to be successful in serving Head Start parents and families for over twenty years.

Hours of operation: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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