Can you imagine struggling to read a newspaper? Or having a college degree, but still not finding a job because you can't speak English? Imagine taking your sick child to the doctor and feeling helpless when you can't explain what's wrong.
12% of Chautauqua County residents lack basic literacy skills. Illiteracy is an epidemic, leading to unemployment, poverty, low self-esteem, strained family relationships, and increased criminal activity. With your help, LVCC offers hope and opportunity to those in need.
Many learners can't afford private literacy classes. That's why we provide adults with free tutoring. A monetary gift of any amount ensures we can offer these crucial services free-of-charge. Will you support us in our mission to transform individuals and communities through the doorway of literacy?