Project Literacy

Project Literacy

Project Literacy is an adult and family literacy program. We provide free one-on-one tutoring services for English-speaking adults age 18 or older. All tutoring sessions are in English. 

Project Literacy is offering online tutoring opportunities during the COVID-19 Pandemic and is currently accepting new students. Call the Project Literacy office 510-577-3944 to be a student.

  1. Be a Student
  2. Be a Volunteer Tutor

Be a Student

To qualify for Project Literacy, you must:

  • Be 18 years old or older and not currently enrolled in high school
  • Be able to communicate with a tutor in English
  • Read and/or write below the high school level
  • Commit to work on basic reading and writing for 6 months or more
  • Meet with a tutor for 2 hours per week

Contact the Project Literacy office to see if you qualify: Call 510-577-3944

How Project Literacy Works

You choose your own schedule and Project Literacy matches you with a trained volunteer tutor. You and your tutor will meet one-on-one every week for 2 hours. Your tutor can help you:

  • Write a resume
  • Read a book
  • Read and understand forms
  • Fill out applications
  • Write and send emails
  • Read to your child
  • Read the newspaper
  • Register to vote
  • Study for tests (GED, Citizenship test, drivers' test, etc.)
  • And more!

For more information, please click here to see our Learner Frequently Asked Questions.