The PRC Computer Access and Training Program provides free classes in computer skills and software, including Intro to Computers, Windows Fundamentals, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
As a Microsoft Registered Refurbisher, PRC takes donated computers and refurbishes them for distribution to people who need a home computer.
The Dr. Fix-It program provides free repairs on home computers for PRC clients.
PRC's computer classes and public computers are open to DuPage adults. PRC clients who are participating in a basic computer class are eligible to receive a free refurbished computer. Computer repairs are also free of charge for one computer per PRC client household.
How to Get Started
Computer classes require advance registration. Call 630-682-5402, ext. 223 to register. To request a refurbished computer (after you have completed two weeks of computer class), call 630-682-5402, ext. 223. For computer repair or maintenance, complete a Dr. Fix-It Request.
All PRC clients are welcome to drop in to use a computer at one of PRC's locations during the following hours:
COMPUTER LAB HOURS:
201 S. Naperville Road, Wheaton, IL 60187
Monday: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM; 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM*; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM; 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM*
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM; 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM*
Saturday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
104 Chestnut, Westmont, IL 60559
Monday: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM*
Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM*
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 11:30 PM*
Thursday: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM*
What to Expect:
Computer classes are offered in locations across the county. Learn more about our free computer classes. Most classes meet seven weeks in a row and most class sessions last 90 minutes. Learn more specifics by reviewing:
- Current Classes
- Schedule of upcoming classes
- Class locations via Google Maps
- Submit a Class Evaluation Survey
PRC offers a variety of classes:
- Introduction to Computers
- Windows Fundamentals
- Word 1
- Word 2
- Excel 1
- Excel 2
- Power Point
- NEW CLASS: Computer Skills in Spanish
- NEW CLASS: Bilingual Beginner
- Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (Click the link for the 2017 calendar of classes. Interested? Call 630-682-5402, ext. 336)
To examine our training materials in more detail click here.