Basic Literacy is a program for adults who want to develop and/or improve their reading and writing skills. A tutor works one-on-one with a student in a supportive, self-paced environment to develop an individual plan to help the student attain his/her personal goals. Goals cover a wide variety of topics including everything from life skills (like making a grocery list, writing a check, reading to children/grandchildren) to preparing for higher education opportunities like the GED. Sessions are usually held twice a week for 1 1/2 hours per class. Both daytime and evening classes are available. Students are given a written assessment at registration to determine reading level.
The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, an Accredited Affiliate of ProLiteracy America, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to end inter-generational cycles of illiteracy in Fort Bend County by improving adult literacy skills and generating community-wide literacy awareness.
Make a difference . . . Our support comes from continuing donations from individuals, service groups, foundations and corporations. A donation of $250 provides a year of support materials for a student and his/her tutor. $1,000 provides materials for four students for a whole year.
Many people talk about the problem of illiteracy . . .YOU can actually do something about it!