Project Literacy

Project Literacy

Project Literacy is an adult and family literacy program. We help adult adults improve their basic reading and writing skills so they can live more fulfilling lives. 

Project Literacy offers in-person and online tutoring opportunities. We are 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.
  • Speak English well enough to speak on the phone and in person.
  • Have at least one goal related to improving your reading and/or writing skills.
  • Read 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.

Call 510-577-3944 to become a Project Literacy student

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 prepare for tests, write emails, understand forms, read books and more.

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

Kristi's Story

Meet Kristi, who talks about why she joined an adult literacy program and how it has helped her to achieve her career goals.