Adult literacy: How to help and how to find help in metro Detroit
Reading Works is seeks volunteers and donations for adult literacy programs across the region.
Volunteer: One-on-one tutors are needed. Training and materials are provided. Contact one of Reading Works’ partners directly (information is below), visit www.readingworksdetroit.org or call 313-962-6202.
Donate: Your gift to Reading Works will help more adults improve their literacy and get a foothold in the workplace improving the economic and social well-being of our region. Donate at www.readingworks.org.
To find help, contact Reading Works’ partners
2651 Saulino Court, Dearborn
To enroll in ESL classes, contact 313-842-6762; to enroll in GED or workforce development, contact 313-945-8159
Detroit Public Library-Parkman Branch
1766 Oakman Blvd., Detroit
To become a literacy tutor or seek literacy help, contact 313-481-1814
Dominican Literacy Center
5555 Connor, Suite 1414 at the Samaritan Center, Detroit
To become a tutor or enroll in Adult Basic Education, ESL or GED preparation, contact 313-267-1000
1200 Oakman Blvd., Detroit
To enroll in academic readiness, integrated advanced manufacturing, information technology, and pre-apprenticeship programs, contact 313-494-4393
Oakland Literacy Council
2550 S. Telegraph Road, Suite 103, Bloomfield Hills
To seek literacy or ESL help or to become a literacy tutor, contact
St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center
16800 Trinity St., Detroit
To enroll in GED preparation at any of five locations in Detroit or become a tutor, contact
4214 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit
To enroll in ESL, literacy, GED, or workforce development programs in southwest Detroit or become a tutor, contact
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