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YWCA Adult Education & Family Literacy

Listing Last Update: August 15, 2019


220 E. Chicago St.
Elgin, IL 60120

Primary Contact

Felicia King

(847) 742-7930

Educational services

  • To learn English
  • To improve my math skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Family literacy program

Program Overview

Adult ESL classes meet a continuing need in our community, helping residents improve their English communication skills and function more effectively in the United States. The YWCA
Elgin ESL programs integrates:

- Speaking,reading, and writing skills
- Computer skills

- Civic Participation

- Job Readiness Skills

- Career Exploration
- Financial Literacy

The YWCA ESL Program is funded through the Illinois Community College Board

n addition to the Adult ESL
classes the YWCA Elgin offers Family Literacy, which serves to "empower the parent to grow the child." During the regular school year, (Sept – May), adult ESL students attend classes while their children attend ESL preschool. On Fridays, the parent and child join together for special interactive activities.

Hours of operation: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM

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