West Suburban Volunteer Literacy Programs

 
Berwyn Public Library
2701 S. Harlem Ave.
Berwyn, IL 60402

Phone:
(708) 749-6328 / For Spanish: (708) 749-8000, ext. 0
Fax:
(708) 795-8101
Email: bperlot@berwynlibrary.org
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Program Contact: Briana Perlot
Communities Served: Berwyn and all surrounding communities; all are welcome
Services Offered: Small Group GED Tutoring, Official Pearson VUE GED Testing Center
Volunteer Needed: GED Tutors, small group and one-to-one
 
Dominican Literacy Center- Aurora 
260 Vermont Avenue
Aurora, IL 60505
Phone: (630)-898-4636
E-mail:domlitctr@abcglobal.net
Program Contact: Sr. Kathleen Ryan
Communities Served: North Aurora, Aurora, Oswego, Montgomery
Services Offered: Basic Reading, Speaking, Writing & ESL Tutoring (only for women over 18)
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring and Citizenship Tutoring
 
Dominican Literacy Center-Melrose Park
Adult ESL
1503 Rice Street
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Phone: (708)338-0659
E-mail:judithcurran@yahoo.com
Website:
www.dominicanliteracycenter.org
Program Contact:Sister Judith Curran
Communities Served:Franklin Park, Stone Park,Northlake, Bellwood
Services Offered: Basic Reading, Speaking, Writing & ESL tutoring (Only for women over 18)
Volunteers Needed:ESL Tutoring and Citizenship Tutoring
 
Illinois Youth Center - St. Charles
3825 Campton Hills Road
St. Charles, IL 60175
Phone: (312) 857-1582
E-mail: mauer@lvillinois.org
Website: www.lvillinois.org/JumpStart
Program Contact: Melissa Auer
Communities Served: Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
Services Offered: One-to-one tutoring in reading, math, and GED preparation
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading and Math training
 
Illinois Youth Center - Warrenville
30W200 Ferry Road
Warrenville, IL 60555
Phone: (312) 857-1582
E-mail: turfer@lvillinois.org
Website: www.lvillinois.org/JumpStart
Program Contact: Teresa Urfer
Communities Served: Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
Services Offered: One-to-one tutoring in reading, math, and GED preparation
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading and Math training

The Literacy Connection
Adult Literacy Tutoring
270 N. Grove Avenue
Elgin, Illinois 60120
Phone: (847) 742-6565
Fax: (847) 742-6599
E-mail: info@elginliteracy.org
Website: www.elginliteracy.org
Office Hours:
Mon. - Thur. 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM; Fri. 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Communities Served: Elgin, South Elgin, Carpentersville, East Dundee, West Dundee, Streamwood, Bartlett, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Algonquin, Cary, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Schaumburg
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ESL & Summer Youth Tutoring, Workplace & Family Literacy
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring

Literacy DuPage
24W500 Maple Ave.
Naperville, Illinois 60540
Phone: (630) 416-6699
Fax: (630) 416-9465
E-mail: info@literacydupage.org
Website: literacyvolunteersdupage.org
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Program Contact:
Carol Garcia
Communities Served: DuPage County
Services Offered: Basic Reading, Math & ESL Tutoring, Workplace Literacy
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring

Literacy Volunteers of Fox Valley
1 South 6th Ave.
St. Charles, Illinois 60174
Phone: (630) 584-2811
Fax: (630) 584-4630
E-mail: peg@lvfv.org
Website: www.lvfv.org
Program Contact: Peg Coker
Communities Served: St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Elburn, Wayne
Services Offered: Basic Reading & ESL Tutoring, Workplace Literacy
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring

Morton College
Project C.A.R.E.
3801 S. Central Ave., Room 245-C
Cicero, Illinois 60804
Phone: (708)656-8000 x2383
Fax: (708) 656-3924
E-mail: irina.cline@morton.edu
Website: www.morton.edu/aecpo/projectcare
Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs.. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM / Fri. 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM or by appointment
Program Contact: Irina Cline 
Communities Served: Berwyn, Cicero, Stickney, Forest View, Lyons, McCook
Services Offered: ESL Tutoring, Basic Reading & Writing
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring, Basic Reading & Writing

Sisters of St. Joseph
School on Wheels Literacy Bus
1515 W. Ogden
La Grange Park, Illinois 60526
Phone: (708) 482-5060 / Bus Phone: (708) 609-0945
Fax: (708) 354-9573
E-mail: communications@csjoseph.org
Website:www.csjoseph.org
Program Contact: Kathleen Teriot
Communities Served: Woodridge, Hodgkins, Villa Park, Summit, Berwyn, Westmont
Services Offered: Basic Reading, Citizenship & ESL Tutoring
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, Citizenship & ESL Tutoring

Triton College
Access to Literacy
2000 S. 5th Ave., A-203
River Grove, Illinois 60171
Phone: (708) 456-0300 ext. 3285
Fax: (708) 583-3121
Email: darleneboyd@triton.edu
Website: www.triton.edu/Adult-Education
Program Contact: Darlene Boyd
Communities Served: Northlake, Oak Park, Riverside, River Grove, Stone Park, Melrose Park, LaGrange, Chicago, River Forest, Bellwood, Maywood
Services Offered: Basic Reading & ESL Tutoring; ABE, Citizenship & GED Classes
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring

Waubonsee Community College
Adult Literacy Project
18 S. River Street Suite 460
Aurora, Illinois 60506-4128
Phone: (630) 801-7900 ext. 4661 
Fax: (630) 966-0522
E-mail: kgrimes@waubonsee.edu
Website: www.waubonsee.edu/adultliteracy
Program Contact: Katharine Grimes
Communities Served: Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, Montgomery, Oswego, Yorkville, Plano, Sandwich, Sugar Grove, Maple Park, Kaneland, Hinkley, Big Rock
Services Offered: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring, ABE & GED Classes, Workplace & Family Literacy, English Conversation & Writing
Volunteer Needed: Basic Reading, ESL & Math Tutoring

World Relief DuPage
World Relief Education Program
1825 College Ave., Suite 230
Wheaton, IL 60187
Phone: (630) 462-7566
Fax: (630) 462-8103
E-mail: kjealouse@wr.org
Website: www.worldreliefdupageaurora.org
Office Hours: Mon. - Tues. & Thurs. - Fri. 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM 
Program Contact: Karen Jealouse
Communities Served: Wheaton, Warrenville, West Chicago, Aurora
Services Offered: Workplace & Family Literacy, ESL Tutoring
Volunteer Needed: ESL Tutoring

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