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Illinois Adult Learning Hotline

The Illinois Adult Learning Hotline provides referral services for students, volunteers, and employers wishing to access adult education and literacy and programs throughout Illinois.

Call the Illinois Adult Learning Hotline, 800-321-9511,
or go online at www.thecenterweb.org/alrc/hotline/index.html to:

  • locate adult education classes near your home or work in English as a Second Language (ESL), adult literacy, preparation for high school equivalency (HSE) in English and Spanish, and citizenship
  • find a program in need of volunteers
  • contact a variety of adult education programs in your area

Operators speak English, Spanish and Polish. The hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

TDD or Voice User Number: 800-321-9511.

Downloading Hotline Promotional Materials

The following Hotline promotional pieces target people looking for English language classes, adult literacy classes, high school equivalency (HSE) test preparation classes, citizenship classes, and people who would like to volunteer. The flyers are available in English, Spanish and Polish. Feel free to print, photocopy and distribute these Hotline information flyers:

Flyers to recruit volunteers:


Adult Learning Resource Center, 2626 S. Clearbrook Drive, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-4626, Phone 224-366-8500, Fax  847-378-6225 ©2004