Programs

Adult - Literacy

Y Literacy Volunteers

An army of volunteers works with both children and adults to ensure that they have the reading and English language skills necessary to succeed in today's world.

Y Literacy Volunteers provides tutoring services at no charge to both students and tutors of Litchfield County. Services include: one-on-one or small group tutoring, ongoing training for tutors, English to speakers of other languages (ESOL), pair support and continuous collaboration with local libraries. Training is provided for all Volunteers. Call Marilyn Bresson at 860-379-0708 or email literacy@nwcty.org for more information.

Submit Tutor session dates

Tutor training schedule:

Date Time Location Topic Description Register
Fri, Jan. 29 6:00pm St. Joseph's Reading Readiness Developmental Guidelines Register
Wed, Mar. 25 6:00pm Northwest CT Comm. College The ESL Challenge Teaching ESL students from around the world Register
Tue, Apr. 26 6:00pm Northwest CT Comm. College The Grammar Challenge From verbs to the passive voice and beyond Register