Northside Volunteer Literacy Programs

Albany Park Community Center

Adult Literacy Tutoring Program 
5101 N. Kimball Avenue 
Chicago, Illinois, 60625 
Phone: (773) 509-5650 ext 439
Fax:(773) 866-1617
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 9:30 PM, Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Program Contact:
 Michael Matos
Communites Served: Albany Park, Northwest
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring, Citizenship, Computer, ABE & GED Classes
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring
Anixter Center
Literacy Program 
2032 N. Clybourn Avenue 
Chicago, Illinois 60614 
Phone: (773) 973-7900
Fax: (773) 929-3244 
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Program Contact:
Roxanne Roosey
Communities Served: Adults with disabilities living in the Chicagoland area. Program is located in Lincoln Park 
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ABE Classes, Computer Classes & Tutoring 
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, Writing, Math, & Computer Tutoring 

Asian Human Services
Literacy and Education for Adults and Families (LEAF) Program 
2838 W. Peterson Ave. 
Chicago, Illinois 60659 
(773) 564-4944 
Fax: (773) 338-7946 
Class hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Office hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 
Program Contact:
Barth Landor 
Communities served:
Uptown, Edgewater, Northside Chicago 
Services offered:
ESL Tutoring 
Volunteer needed: ESL Tutoring 

Association House of Chicago 
Adult Education
1116 N. Kedzie, 5th Floor Suites 522 & 528 
Chicago, Illinois 60651 
Phone: (773) 772-7170 
Fax: (773) 772-0429
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 
Program Contact:
Ana Suarez (Volunteer Services), Alejandro Trejo (Adult Education Supervisor)
Communities Served: West Town, Wicker Park, Humboldt Park, Avondale, Hermosa, Logan Square, Austin and beyond
Services Offered: Adult Education - Reading and Math, Technology Center, Microsoft Office Certification, Job Readiness, Open Lab Hours, Customer Service training, GED preparation
Volunteer Needed: Adult Education - Reading and Math, Technology Center

Centro Romero
Adult Education Program 
6216 N. Clark 
Chicago, Illinois 60660 
Phone: (773) 508-5300 
Fax: (773) 508-5399 
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Program Contact: Katie Maranzana
Communities Served: Rogers Park, Edgewater & Uptown 
Services Offered: ESL tutoring, GED classes, Spanish Language Literacy, Citizenship 
Volunteer Needed: ESL tutoring, Spanish Language Literacy, GED 
Chinese Mutual Aid Association 
Adult Education Program
1016 W. Argyle St.
Chicago, Illinois 60640
Phone: (773) 784-2900 ext. 140
Fax: (773) 784-2984
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Program Contact: Alana Slezak
Communities Served:
Uptown, Edgewater, Albany Park
Services Offered: ESL Tutoring, Family Literacy, One-on-One Tutoringļ¼Œ 
Volunteer Needed: ESL & Citizenship Tutoring

Erie Neighborhood House
Adult Education Program 
1347 W. Erie 
Chicago, Illinois 60622 
Phone: (312) 666-3430 
Fax: (312) 666-3955 
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Program Contact: 
Susana Ortiz 
Communities Served: West Town, Humboldt Park, Logan Square 
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring, GED & ABE Classes, Computer Literacy 
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring

Hanul Family Alliance (Korean American Senior Center) 
Community Literacy 
5008 N. Kedzie Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60625 
Phone: (773) 478-8851 
Fax: (773) 478-8552 
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Program Contact:
 Charleene Choi
Communities Served: North Chicago, Skokie, Glenview, Mt. Prospect, Vernon Hills, Mundelein
Services Offered: ESL Tutoring and Citizenship
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring and Citizenship 

Howard Area Community Center
Adult Volunteer Literacy Project 
7648 N. Paulina 
Chicago, Illinois 60626 
Phone: (773) 262-6622  ext. 256
Fax: (773) 262-6645 
Web site:
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Program Contact: Moon Parker
Communities Served: Rogers Park Community 
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring, ABE & GED Classes, Workplace & Family Literacy 
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring, Native Language Literacy 

Indo-American Center
Adult-Family Literacy, ESL, Citizenship
6328 N. California Ave. 
Chicago, Illinois 60659 
Phone: (773) 973-4444 
Fax: (773) 973-0157 
Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Program Contact: Renuka Sharma, Evelyn Mateo (Volunteer Coordinator)
Communities Served: West Ridge, Rogers Park, Albany Park, Skokie, Lincolnwood, Edgewater, Evanston
Services Offered: ESL Tutoring, Classes, Citizenship, Workforce
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring and teaching, workforce and citizenship classes

Jane Addams Resource Corporation
Adult Learners’ Program Services 
4432 N. Ravenswood, 2nd Floor 
Chicago, Illinois 60640-5803 
Phone: (773) 728-9769 ext. 30
Fax: (773) 728-9785
Office Hours: Mon - Fri. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Tue and Thur 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Program Contact: Catherine Pumphrey
Communities Served: Ravenswood, Lakeview, North-center, Lincoln Square, Uptown. Edgewater, others 
Services Offered: Basic Reading & Math Tutoring; ESL Tutoring, Financial Literacy Classes, Employment Coaching, Public Benefits Screening, Manufacturing Training 
Volunteer Needed:
Basic Reading, Math and ESL Tutoring, Computer, Life Skills, Interviewing 

Jewish Vocational Services
3145 W Pratt Blvd
Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60645 
Phone: (773) 467-3746 
Fax: (773) 467-3799 
Office Hours: Monday - Thurdsay 8:00-4:30pm Friday 8:00-3:30pm
Program Contact: Josh Rosen 
Communities Served: Rogers Park 
Services Offered: ESL Tutoring, Workplace Literacy, Beginning Computer Skills, One-On-One Tutoring, Crisis Related Services, Theraputic Day School, Response Center 
Volunteer Needed: Administrative Help, Special Disabilites, ESL Tutoring, Computer Literacy, 

Polish American Association
Polish Adult Literacy Program 
3834 N. Cicero 
Chicago, Illinois 60641 
Phone: (773) 767-7773 ext. 206 
Fax: (773) 282-1324 
Office Hours: 
Monday - Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Program Contact: 
Alina Mitel 
Communities Served: Dunning, Brighton Park, Portage Park 
Services Offered: ESL Tutoring 
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring 

Prologue, Inc.
Prologue Adult Education 
1135 N. Cleaver St. 
Chicago, Illinois 60642 
Phone: (773) 935-9925
Fax: (773) 935-9995 
Program Contact: Walter Perkins 
Communities Served: Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park, Lakeview, Bronzeville, Chicago Westside 
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring, ABE & GED Classes, Literacy 
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring 

Refugee and Immigrant Community Services, Heartland Human Care Services Inc.
Community Based Literacy Center
5715 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60641
Phone: (773) 252-8715
Fax: (773) 427-9885
Program Contact: Katie Neginskiy
Communities Served: Belmont-Cragin
Services Offered: ESL Classes, ESL Tutoring, Citizenship Classes, Pre-GED classes in English, Pre-GED and GED classes in Spanish, Childcare
Volunteer Needed: ESL Teaching and Tutoring, Citizenship Assistance, Computer Literacy Assistance, Spanish GED

South-East Asia Center 
Literacy Program 
5120 N. Broadway 
Chicago, Illinois 60640 
Phone: (773) 932-1141 
Fax: (773) 728-1719
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Program Contact: Ronald Liang 
Communities Served: Edgewater, Uptown, Albany Park
Services Offered: Basic Reading Tutoring, ESL, Full Year Child Care Classes, After School & Summer School Programs Citizenship & Parenting classes 
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring 

St. Joseph Services
Adult Education (ESL and Computer Classes) 
1510 N. Claremont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60622
Phone: (773) 278-0485 
Fax: (888) 278-0192
Office Hours:Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 
Program Contact: Michael Kalenberg

Communities Served: Humboldt Park
Services Offered: ESL Classes, ABE Classes, Computer classes, After School Program for Youth
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring

Vietnamese Association of Illinois
Community Literacy Program 
5110 N. Broadway, 2nd Floor 
Chicago, Illinois 60640 
Phone: (773) 728-3700 
Fax: (773) 728-0497 
Program Contact:
Caheri Aguilar
Communities Served: Uptown, Edgewater, Albany Park, Rogers Park 
Services Offered: Basic Reading ESL class, EL Civics Class, Health Program, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Two Youth Programs, Homemaker Care Program & Employment Assistance.
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading & ESL Tutoring, Citizenship Examinations, Youth Programs 

World Relief Chicago

3507 W Lawrence
Chicago, IL 60625 
Fax: (773)-583-9410 
Email: or
Program Contact:
Mike Moline 
Communities Served: Albany Park, Northwest and Northeast Chicago 
Services Offered: ESL for Adults, Adult ESL Tutoring, Family Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Childcare Careers Bridge Class
Volunteer Needed:
ESL Classroom and In-home Tutoring

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