Citizenship Classes

Adult Basic Education offers free Citizenship classes to prepare eligible legal permanent residents for the United States naturalization process. Classes begin monthly in locations throughout the district. Students may take citizenship classes more than once, if necessary. All citizenship classes and materials are free, and registration is completed during the first class session.

Classes address:

  • The application procedure
  • American government
  • American history
  • The U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence
  • The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview procedure
SUMMER 2014    
Belleville Campus12:30-3:20 p.m.M-FJuly 7-11
Workshop: Belleville Campus9:00-11:50 a.m.Sat.June 21

For more information, call or email:

Patti Pagano
Citizenship Coordinator
618-235-2700, ext. 5516
Toll free in Illinois 866-942-SWIC (7942), ext. 5516

Our partners

Citizenship Partner - New American Initiative

New Americans Initiative

Citizenship Partner - IDHS

Illinois Department of Human Services

Citizenship Partner - ICIRR

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights