Literacy Volunteers seeks tutors for Literacy/ESL classes

Literacy Volunteers seeks volunteers to teach adults to read, write and speak English.

Those interested in volunteering must participate in a series of training workshopsheld on Jan. 19, 21, 25 and 27, from 6-9 p.m., at Family Centers’ offices at 60 Palmers Hill Road in Stamford.  Volunteers need to be able to attend all five sessions.

Contact Literacy Volunteers Manager Lucia Cook at 203-324-5214 or  for information or to register.

Literacy Volunteers is a program of Family Centers, which offers free literacy, English language instruction and adult education services to more than 700 Fairfield County residents each year.  Programs are facilitated by a team of more than 100 volunteers, who donate more than 14,000 hours each year. Computer classes, financial literacy services and work readiness program are also offered.

Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 2,800 and trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs. A United Way, Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation partner agency, Family Centers is a member of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies and the Alliance for Children and Families and is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The agency is licensed by the State of Connecticut Departments of Public Health and Children and Families. Visit for additional information.