Basic Literacy

Literacy Volunteers offers free Basic Literacy classes for adults who speak English but want to improve their reading, comprehension and writing skills.

  • We have small group classes in the morning, afternoon and evening.
  • Classes are usually twice a week.
  • We hold classes at our offices, libraries and community organizations around New Haven, Meriden/Wallingford and the Valley.
  • To attend our classes, you must have officially withdrawn from the K-12 school system.
  • Students must call to make an appointment to register for classes.

Call or email us for classes and registration in your area:

  • New Haven Office: 203-776-5889
  • Gateway College Office: 203-285-2621
  • Meriden/Wallingford Office: 203-774-0722
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Contact Us

We welcome you to contact us for more information. For general inquiries, please use the form below.

Interested in Volunteer opportunities? Please visit Volunteer .

Students interested in improving their literacy or math skills, please visit Students.

Interested in joining our team as a Board Member? Please visit Become a Board Member.