Innovation & Technology Institute

Whatever your computer needs may be—leasing space, an internet connection, access to cutting-edge software, assistance configuring a new computer purchase, youth enhancement programming, self-paced skill training, comprehensive computer instruction or Microsoft or IC3 certifications—the YWCA Innovation & Technology Institute (ITI) is here for you.

Access to online training will be provided after you’ve completed registration.


Chicago’s South Side at YWCA Parks Francis Center
Chicago’s West Side at Julian Grace ITI

Additional Information


To hold your own classes at our Parks Francis or Patterson McDaniel locations, please contact us for a vendor leasing agreement.


For more information about computer classes, please email

The ITI is equipped with:
Wi-Fi Access
24 desktop computer stations
Four lobby stations