At Whatcom Literacy Council, we are dedicated to increasing literacy skills for adults in Whatcom County. Since 1983, the Whatcom Literacy Council has been helping adults in Whatcom County improve their literacy skills and learn English. Through customized, individual tutoring and focused small group classes, our adult learners acquire critical skills needed to become more self-sufficient. Each year, adult learners work with the Whatcom Literacy Council to set achievable goals that allow them to:
- Improve their parenting skills.
- Increase their employment opportunities.
- Attain their US citizenship.
- Further their education.
- Enhance the stability of their daily lives.
Whatcom Literacy Council programs:
Confidential, customized one-on-one tutoring for adults in basic literacy skills.
Confidential, customized one-on-one tutoring for adults in reading, writing and speaking English.
Small group classes focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and civics for students learning English and Talk Time concentrating on conversational English.
The Whatcom Literacy Council is a nonprofit organization, funded through its own efforts and with the support of local businesses, organizations and individuals. With the help of hundreds of volunteer tutors, all Whatcom Literacy Council services for adult learners are provided free of charge. Community resources of the Whatcom Literacy Council include: